ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Dec. 10, 2012) – National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz is the subject of an in-depth profile in the latest edition of The Business of Government magazine.
In the profile, Chairman Matz discusses the evolution of the credit union industry and the efforts taken to stabilize the industry after the recent financial crisis. She also describes the industry’s prospects for future growth, the challenges for regulators in the modern economic environment, her strategic vision for NCUA and her philosophy of leadership.
The Fall/Winter 2012 edition of the magazine article is available online here. The Matz profile is part of the magazine’s “Conversations with Leaders” series. Also available is an interview with Chairman Matz that aired on the magazine’s Business of Government Hour radio program.
The Business of Government is a publication of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, which sponsors research and dialogue on public-sector management issues and practices.
Matz was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as NCUA’s eighth board chair. After confirmation by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 7, 2009, she was sworn in on Aug. 24, 2009. Matz previously served as an NCUA board member from January 2002 to October 2005. Matz also serves as chair of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and is one of 10 voting members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).
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
99 million account holders in all federal credit
unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At
Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.