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Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • January 19, 2022
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement after federal regulators approved SoFi Technologies’ acquisition of Golden Pacific Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Golden Pacific Bank, N.A., which has a national bank charter issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC): “We commend SoFi for assuming the broad...
  • December 31, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Jelena McWilliams, announced her intent to resign effective February 4, 2022: “As the head of the FDIC, Chairman McWilliams has served her nation and the banking industry with honor and distinction. Throughout this pandemic, she...
  • December 29, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement reflecting on the last year and looking ahead to 2022: “In spite of continued challenges, CBA over the last year was proud to deliver on behalf of our membership, whose unyielding commitment to the communities they serve has helped fuel America’s recovery, drive our nation’s economic growth and...
  • December 10, 2021
    On Wednesday, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu spoke on the state of the overdraft market in the United States, highlighting the important need to provide safe and affordable short-term liquidity options for consumers within the well-regulated, well-supervised banking system. Amidst a renewed focus from policymakers on examining overdraft practices, Hsu’s observations and...
  • November 30, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the Q3 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile : “The FDIC’s third quarter profile reaffirms the strength and resiliency of America’s leading banks who are helping drive our economic recovery forward. Positive deposit growth and improved credit...
  • November 3, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Richard Hunt today, during the November meeting of the CBA Board of Directors, announced his plan to depart after more than a dozen years leading the organization. Hunt will continue to serve as President and CEO until the summer of 2022 and will assist the CBA Search Committee in identifying a successor. “It has been an honor and a privilege...
  • October 6, 2021
    WASHINGTON – In a new profile story appearing in yesterday’s Charlotte Business Journal, Consumer Bankers Association Board Chair, Michelle Lee, Regional Banking Executive, Branch Banking at Wells Fargo and Immediate Past Chair, Christine Channels, Head of Community Banking and Client Protection at Bank of America discuss how – as Charlotte-based female executives at two of the nation’s largest...
  • October 5, 2021
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has elected Michelle Lee as Chair of its Board of Directors. Lee serves as Regional Banking Executive, Branch Banking at Wells Fargo and assumes the role of Chair following the successful tenure of Christine Channels , Head of Community Banking and Client Protection at Bank of America. Channels will remain on the Board as Immediate Past Chair,...
  • September 8, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the Q2 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile: “The FDIC’s second quarter profile illustrates the strength and resiliency of our well-capitalized, well-regulated banking system as well as the growing confidence of the American consumer. Improving...
  • August 31, 2021
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today announced Wells Fargo as the 2021 Joe Belew Award winner, recognizing the bank for its efforts to support communities hardest hit by the pandemic with its Drive-Up Food Bank Program . Wells Fargo was one of 14 banks to submit applications showcasing the impact of their COVID-19 relief initiatives. Entering its 11th year, the award...

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