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From Banking and Finance Law Daily, January 23, 2015

Leadership personnel appointments at CFPB include enforcement division change

By Lisa M. Goolik, J.D.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced the addition of several new members in leadership positions within the bureau. Anthony Alexis will serve as the CFPB’s Assistant Director of Enforcement; Leandra English is returning to the CFPB to serve as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer; Agnes Bundy Scanlan will join the CFPB as the Northeast Regional Director of Supervision Examinations; and Jeffrey Sumberg is joining the CFPB to serve as the Chief Human Capital Officer.

“We are delighted to add some new members to leadership positions, as well as welcome back some old faces to the CFPB. These people joining the CFPB leadership team bring a wealth of experience with them that will add to the great work already being done at the Bureau,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. “The work of improving financial markets for consumers is a complex and rigorous task, but with the talented individuals we are announcing today, I am confident we have the best possible team to take on this work.”

Assistant Director of Enforcement. Alexis previously served as Acting Assistant Director, Principal Deputy, and Deputy Assistant Director for Field Litigation for the CFPB’s Office of Enforcement. Before joining the bureau, he was a complex litigation and white collar partner at Mayer Brown LLP in its Washington, D.C., office. Alexis received his B.A. at George Washington University and earned his J.D. from Howard University. Kent Markus, who previously served as the Assistant Director of Enforcement, will become Senior Counsel to CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes.

Deputy Chief Operating Officer. English previously worked for the Office of Management and Budget where she served as a senior advisor and chief of staff to the Deputy Director of Management. Prior to that, English actually helped to launch the CFPB, working in a number of senior leadership roles including deputy chief of staff. English received her B.A. from New York University and her M.S. from the London School of Economics.

Northeast Regional Director of Supervision Examinations. Bundy Scanlan most recently worked as a senior risk advisor at Treliant Risk Advisors. Scanlan has had a long career in regulatory and compliance risk management, spending three years serving as the Chief Compliance Officer at TD Bank and serving in similar roles at a number of other financial institutions, including FleetBoston Financial Group. Scanlan also served as counsel for the Senate Budget Committee. She received her B.A. from Smith College and her J.D. from Georgetown University.

Chief Human Capital Officer. Sumberg has 27 years of senior human capital experience in the federal government and private sector. Sumberg most recently worked as a senior leader in the human capital practice of Deloitte Consulting. Prior to that, he served in the public sector as a senior executive for 12 years with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management where he directed human capital programs.

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