Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger continues to put her own stamp on the agency, including a number of new additions to her team. This week, she announced the hiring of Andrew Duke as policy associate director for external affairs. Duke has 27 years of experience in public policy, including 20 years on Capitol Hill. He most was chief of staff to former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling. Other new hires include:
- Delicia Reynolds Hand as Deputy Associate Director for External Affairs. She joined the Bureau in 2012 and has 17 years of experience in consumer advocacy, community development, and on Capitol Hill;
- Laura Fiene will serve as West Regional Director. Fiene joined the CFPB at its inception in 2011 and brings more than 31 years of experience in regulating financial services companies, including 27 years dedicated to supervising and examining compliance with federal consumer financial laws and regulations.
- Lora McCray will serve as Director for the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion. McCray’s career includes 15 years of experience in diversity practice and management, most recently as the Assistant Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
- Marisol Garibay is Acting Chief Communications Officer. Garibay has 14 years of experience in policy communications focused on financial issues, and served most recently as Senior Advisor and Acting Communications Director at the Office of Management and Budget.