Kyle S. Hauptman was nominated to serve on the NCUA Board on June 15, 2020. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on December 2, 2020, and he was sworn in as the 24th member of the NCUA Board on December 14, 2020. The NCUA Board approved his designation as Vice Chairman of the NCUA on December 18, 2020.
Prior to his joining the NCUA Board, Mr. Hauptman served as Senator Tom Cotton’s (R-Arkansas) advisor on economic policy, as well as Staff Director of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Policy.
Previously, Mr. Hauptman held the position of Executive Director of the Main Street Growth Project and Senior Vice President at Jefferies & Co. He worked at Lehman Brothers as a bond trader in New York City as well as in their international offices in Tokyo and Sydney, and served as a voting member on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.
Mr. Hauptman served on President Donald J. Trump’s transition team in 2016 and was Senator Mitt Romney’s (R-Utah) policy advisor for financial services during the 2012 presidential campaign.
Mr. Hauptman holds a master’s in business administration from Columbia Business School and a bachelor of arts from University of California, Los Angeles.