Author: Susan Keating

Susan Keating

Susan C. Keating was the expert columnist for'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.