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Kutchey Appointed NCUA’s Deputy Executive Director

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Oct. 20, 2011) – National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the appointment of John Kutchey as the agency’s new deputy executive director and chief operating officer. Kutchey will succeed Melinda Love in December upon her retirement.

“We’re pleased to promote John to this important position,” said Matz. “He brings a tremendous understanding of the agency at the headquarters, regional, and field levels. Additionally, John’s distinct role as our chief negotiator with the National Treasury Employees Union makes him the perfect fit for the deputy executive director’s job. We look forward to working with John in his new capacity.”

As deputy executive director, Kutchey will assist the executive director with the day-to-day operation of NCUA to include oversight of its 10 central offices, 5 regions and the Asset Management and Assistance Center.

Kutchey most recently served as the deputy director of the Office of Examination and Insurance (E&I). Within NCUA, he has also held positions as E&I’s director of risk management and Region II’s director of supervision. He also served as a supervisory examiner, a problem case officer and a principal examiner. Prior to his joining NCUA, he worked for various credit unions.

Kutchey, who hails from Baltimore, is a 1989 graduate Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore with a degree in Business Administration.

NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 101 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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