Keating was the expert columnist for CreditCards.com's "Credit Smart" feature. Keating, the president and chief executive officer of the National Foundation
for Credit Counseling, would answer a reader's question each week. Prior to joining NFCC, Keating spent 29
years in financial services. She was the highest ranking female CEO of a U.S.
bank holding company, serving as president and chief executive of Allfirst
Financial Inc., the largest U.S. holding of AIB Group. She currently serves on
Bank of America’s National Consumer Advisory Council and is a board member of
the Council on Accreditation. Keating also participates in the Financial
Regulation Reform Collaborative, a nonpartisan group committed to finding
solutions for reforming financial services regulation.