ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 19, 2013) – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Debbie Matz announced the selection of Milagro “Millie” Avalos to be Associate Regional Director—Programs for the agency’s Region IV office in Austin, Texas.
Avalos joined NCUA in 1999 after 13 years in the credit union industry and in the auditing profession. Prior to her selection as Associate Regional Director, she served as a Division of Supervision analyst and a Supervisory Examiner in Region II and as a field examiner in Region II and the former Region VI.
She has received recognition as Examiner of the Year, Supervisor of the Year, and the NCUA Equal Employment Opportunity Achievement Award.
Avalos holds a master’s degree in business and leadership from Liberty University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Strayer University.
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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
98 million account holders in all federal credit
unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At
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