President Donald J. Trump designated J. Mark McWatters as the Chairman of the NCUA Board on June 23, 2017. He has served on the NCUA Board since August 26, 2014.
Mr. McWatters brings a market-oriented, transparent and fully accountable regulatory perspective to the NCUA Board. With more than 30 years of legal experience as a tax, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions attorney, he has worked in both federal and state government, the private sector and academia and has significant experience in public policy issues related to the regulation of financial institutions and alternative investment vehicles, including service as a member of the Troubled Asset Relief Program Congressional Oversight Panel. Mr. McWatters is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
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