FDIC fills out roster for new advisory group from state bank supervisory agencies

Top bank supervisors from 14 states were named members of a new advisory group to the federal insurer of bank deposits Wednesday as part of the agency’s efforts to discuss issues with “potential implications” for state-chartered banks and thrifts.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) noted that the agency’s board approved the formation of the new Advisory Committee of State Regulators last November. According to Board Chairman Jelena McWilliams, the committee will serve as a “formal venue to engage on issues pertinent to state-chartered banks.”

State regulators named to the panel include:

  • Bret Afdahl, Director, Division of Banking, State of South Dakota
  • Kevin R. Allard, Superintendent, Division of Financial Institutions, State of Ohio
  • Charles G. Cooper, Commissioner, Department of Banking, State of Texas
  • Thomas C. Fite, Director, Department of Financial Institutions, State of Indiana
  • Mary L. Gallagher, Commissioner of Banks, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Greg Gonzales, Commissioner, Department of Financial Institutions, State of Tennessee
  • Ray Grace, Commissioner of Banks, State of North Carolina
  • Kevin B. Hagler, Commissioner, Department of Banking and Finance, State of Georgia
  • Melanie G. Hall, Commissioner, Division of Banking and Financial Institutions, State of Montana
  • Dawn E. Holstein, Commissioner of Banking, Division of Financial Institutions, State of West Virginia
  • Lise Kruse, Commissioner, Department of Financial Institutions, State of North Dakota
  • Edward Leary, Commissioner, Department of Financial Institutions, State of Utah
  • Antonio P. Salazar, Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation, State of Maryland
  • Mick Thompson, Commissioner, Banking Department, State of Oklahoma

Also named to the committee is John Ryan, president and CEO of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, the professional association for the state bank supervisors.

FDIC Announces Members for the Advisory Committee of State Regulators

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