4 named to FDIC MDI subcommittee; panel to meet May 1

Four bankers have been named to the minority depository institutions (MDI) panel that provides feedback to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) on how the agency fulfills its statutory goals to support MDIs, the FDIC announced Wednesday.

The new members of the MDI Subcommittee to the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking (CBAC) are:

  • John Tom Anderson, president and CEO of F&M Bank, Edmond, Okla.
  • John Lewis, president and CEO of The Harbor Bank of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
  • Alfonso Macedo, president and CEO of Ocean Bank, Miami, Fla.
  • Arturo (Art) Ortega, chairman and CEO of Freedom Bank, Alamo, Texas.

The new members are seated in time for a subcommittee meeting slated  May 1 and presided over by FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg. The FDIC said the meeting will address challenges and opportunities facing MDIs and their communities, as well as spotlight a partnership that is improving healthcare access in a Native American community.

The public portion of the subcommittee meeting, which begins at 1 p.m. Eastern, will be viewable via webcast.

As reported last week, the CBAC meets the next day, May 2, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Eastern.

FDIC Names Four Bankers to Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee

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