President, Asset Management and Assistance Center (AMAC)
Mike Barton has been the President of the Asset Management and Assistance Center (AMAC) in Austin, Texas since June 1999. As President, Barton serves as the key advisor to the NCUA Board on AMAC matters, including liquidation payouts, managing assets acquired from liquidations and management of recoveries for the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. AMAC also provides assistance and advice pertaining to conservatorships, real estate and consumer loans, appraisals, bond claim analysis and reconstructing accounting records.
Barton has more than 20 years experience in program administration, with specific expertise in liquidation and asset management. Prior to joining NCUA, Barton was Executive Vice President of an Albuquerque, N.M. savings and loan. Barton joined NCUA in March 1990 as Director of Asset Recovery for AMAC. Barton moved to the Austin, Texas office as Director of Special Actions and then returned to AMAC as Deputy to the President in 1993. From September 1997 to mid-December 1998, Barton served as Acting Director of AMAC. Barton received the NCUA Examiner of the Year Award in 1992.
Barton holds a degree in finance and accounting from the University of Texas and a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M. A decorated veteran, Barton was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star after being wounded in Vietnam.