NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker announced that the association has added Michael Coleman as the regulatory compliance counsel of its compliance team.
“NAFCU continues to provide credit unions with the industry’s most comprehensive compliance resources, from our Regulatory Compliance Assistance Program to our esteemed Regulatory Compliance School,” said Becker. “Mike brings considerable financial and legal experience to NAFCU, and we are certain he will further enhance our already outstanding regulatory compliance program.”
In his new position, Coleman will assist NAFCU-member credit unions with a variety of compliance issues, write compliance articles for NAFCU publications and address regulatory topics at NAFCU events.
Prior to joining NAFCU, Coleman was a legal counsel and tax advisor for the Federated States of Micronesia in the Department of Finance and Administration, where he advised the secretary of finance on all legal matters, primarily those involving national tax laws and regulations. Licensed to practice law in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Commonwealth of Virginia, he interned for Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge R. Terrance Ney and was a law clerk at the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Coleman holds a law degree from George Mason University School of Law and a bachelors degree in economics from the University of Virginia.