CFPB Director Kraninger has announced that Brian Johnson will serve as the Bureau’s Deputy Director. Mr. Johnson first joined the Bureau in December 2017 as Senior Advisor to the Director and was named Principal Policy Director in April 2018 by former Acting Director Mulvaney. Mr. Johnson has served as Acting Deputy Director since he was appointed to that position by Mr.… Continue Reading
Director Cordray announced today that Steven Antonakes has officially been named CFPB Deputy Director. Mr. Antonakes was appointed Acting Deputy Director in January 2013 following the departure of Raj Date. Director Cordray also announced that Mr. Antonakes will continue to serve as Associate Director for Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending.
It is not surprising to me that Director (yes, he is still the Director until a court rules otherwise) Cordray has had difficulty finding a Deputy Director to fill Raj Date’s position. (Last Thursday, he appointed Steven Antonakes to serve temporarily in that position.) Mr. Date was a highly qualified individual with lots of gravitas.… Continue Reading
Director Cordray has announced the appointment of Steven Antonakes to serve as Acting CFPB Deputy Director pending the Bureau’s identification of a permanent replacement for departing Deputy Director Raj Date (who leaves the Bureau today). Mr. Antonakes will also continue to serve as the CFPB’s Associate Director for Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending. … Continue Reading
The word on the street is that tomorrow Richard Cordray will appoint a new Deputy Director to replace Raj Date who has been serving in that capacity since Jan. 6 of 2012.
I hope Mr. Cordray uses the occasion to inform the public about the Bureau’s contingency plan in the event the D.C.… Continue Reading