ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 17, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration has selected Matthew J. Biliouris as the Director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection in the NCUA Headquarters.
Matt has been serving as the Acting Director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection and previously served as the office’s Deputy Director. The Office of Consumer Financial Protection is responsible for overseeing the agency's consumer financial protection policy and rulemaking efforts, fair lending examination program, consumer assistance center, and interagency coordination on consumer financial protection compliance matters.
“A long-time veteran of the NCUA, Matt has been an enthusiastic and capable leader in various positions during his 26-year career with the agency,” NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters said. “Having served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection for the last five years, coupled with his experience in management and financial services, Matt is well-positioned to serve the agency and the credit union system.”
Matt began his career with the NCUA in 1992, as an examiner in Portland, Maine. During his 26-year career with the NCUA, Matt has served as a supervision analyst in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, information systems officer and program officer in the Office of Examination and Insurance, special assistant to the executive director, and director of supervision in the Office of Examination and Insurance. Matt also served an extended detail as a special assistant to then-NCUA Chairman Michael Fryzel.
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 account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At MyCreditUnion.gov, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.