CFPB Announces New Hires


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has hired Kathleen Ryan, an expert on mortgage regulations, to serve as the deputy assistant director for the Office of Regulations.

Ryan was senior regulatory counsel at JPMorgan Chase Co. where she focused on mortgage and fair lending issues. She previously served at the Federal Reserves consumer affairs division.

The CFPB also revealed Monday that its hired a government relations director and chief economist. It has become easier for the bureau to recruit personnel now that the Senate has confirmed CFPB director Richard Cordray.

Cheryl Parker Rose will be the assistant director for the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. Rose was deputy director of U.S. government relations for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and she previously served on the staff of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

Johns Hopkins University professor Christopher Carroll is joining the CFPB as an assistant director and chief economist. A former Federal Reserve economist, Carroll has served on the Presidents Council of Economic Advisors on two separate occasions.

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