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WASHINGTON (6/9/14)-- Eric S. Belsky becomes the Federal Reserve Board's director of Consumer and Community Affairs in August , according to a Friday announcement form the agency. He succeeds Sandra F. Braunstein who retired earlier this year after serving nearly 27 years at the central bank, including a 10-year stint as director of the consumer division. Belsky currently serves as managing director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University and is a lecturer in urban planning and design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The Consumer and Community Affairs division of the Fed is responsible for carrying out the board of governors' consumer financial protection and community development programs. It also conducts consumer-focused supervision, research, and policy analysis to promote a fair and transparent consumer financial services marketplace ...

WASHINGTON (6/9/14)-- The slides from a webinar on cybersecurity are now available from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council . The FFIEC offered the webinar in May to raise awareness of pervasiveness of cyber threats, discuss the role of executive leadership in managing these risks, and to share actions being taken by the FFIEC. About 5,000 chief executive officers and senior managers from community financial institutions tuned into the May webinar ...

SAN DIEGO (6/9/14)-- Marla Shepard, president/CEO of $1.8 billion-asset California Coast CU, San Diego, will retire in early 2015 after a 42-year career. Shepard began her career as a teller with Santel FCU in 1972 and became CEO of the credit union in 1982. She led the credit union through five mergers and a name change in 2001 to First Future CU.  In 2008, she orchestrated what was the largest credit union merger in the United States, uniting First Future and California Coast. An ardent advocate for credit unions, in the 1990s Shepard led a political effort to get all five of San Diego County's congressmen to co-sponsor H.R. 1151, a bill allowing credit unions to expand their fields of membership ...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (6/9/14)-- The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation (CCUF) has launched its re-designed website . With a more modern design, the website now has the capability of processing online donations as well as incorporating videos and other social media content into the site. "The foundation is very grateful to Your Marketing Co., led by Bo McDonald, for donating its web design services," said CCUF President/CEO John McGrail. "Your Marketing Co. has shown its philanthropic colors over and over again from building our new site to providing media materials for the CCUF Awards Gala" ...


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