BRIEFLY: New state charter in FL; NCUA Deputy CFO tapped; More turnover in comptroller’s office

(Jan. 15, 2021) Florida (and NASCUS) welcome a new state-chartered credit union this week: Radiant CU of Gainesville (formerly SunState FCU). The 64-year-old credit union holds $570 million in assets and counts about 40,000 members … Melissa M. Lowden will be NCUA’s next deputy chief financial officer, effective Jan. 17, the agency said this week. In a release, the agency said Lowden – who joined NCUA in 2015 – will oversee accounting and financial reporting, enterprise risk management, strategic and performance planning, budgeting, procurement, facilities and logistical support, the administration of credit union operating fees, and the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund’s (NCUSIF) capitalization deposits and investments … Brian Brooks, the acting comptroller of the currency, on Thursday resigned from the agency; Blake Paulson, formerly senior deputy comptroller and chief operating officer at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) was named his successor in accordance with federal statute.

Lowden Named Deputy Chief Financial Officer