Meredith Fuchs, the General Counsel of the CFPB, has been named today by Director Cordray to be the Acting Deputy Director of the CFPB effective August 1, 2015. The CFPB previously announced that the existing Deputy Director and Associate Director of the Division of Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending, Steve Antonakes, will leave the CFPB at the end of July. Ms. Fuchs had previously announced her intention to leave the agency, but will stay with the agency as both General Counsel and Acting Deputy Director until Director Cordray appoints a permanent Deputy Director and a new General Counsel.
Director Cordray also announced today that David Bleicken, who now serves as Deputy Associate Director of the Division of Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending, will replace Steve Antonakes on August 1 as Acting Associate Director of the Division.
The press release of the CFPB is here.