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The NCUA announced Tuesday that the agency has hired Charles Vice to become director of financial technology and access. The position will focus on the NCUA’s efforts to create fintech policies, including cryptocurrency, blockchain and distributed ledger technology initiatives for the credit union industry.

According to the NCUA, Vice has served in a number of roles both inside and outside of the credit union space. Most recently, he served as commissioner of the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet’s Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and as treasurer of the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS). As commissioner of the DFI, he was responsible for the regulatory oversight of all Kentucky state-chartered financial institutions.

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