President Barack Obama Thursday appointed two key financial regulators, naming Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray to a full, five-year term, and nominating former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission.

NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker said he appreciates Cordray’s outreach to credit unions on regulatory matters and the bureau’s willingness to hear and take into account concerns raised by the credit union industry. Although NAFCU has advocated a five-member commission to oversee the CFPB rather than a single administrator, the trade said it has forged a strong working relationship with Cordray.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.