The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today that Kirsten Sutton Mork has been appointed as its new Chief of Staff. Sutton Mork previously served as Staff Director of the House Financial Services Committee, and has worked on Capitol Hill through the financial crisis and subsequent legislative response.
Sutton Mork will bring tremendous experience to her position as Chief of Staff. During the course of her career at the House Financial Services Committee, she was involved with the legislation that established the CFPB and the Dodd-Frank Act, and she is closely acquainted with its mission and obligations.
“I am pleased to announce Ms. Sutton Mork as the new chief of staff at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection,” states CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney in the CFPB press release. “I worked with Kirsten during my tenure as a member on the House Financial Services Committee and can attest to her in-depth financial policy expertise, proven track record of developing and implementing strategic initiatives, and ability to manage a team. Kirsten brings with her more than a decade of invaluable experience that will advance the mission of the Bureau and make it more efficient, effective, and accountable.”
CFPB is responsible for regulating consumer finance markets by addressing burdensome regulations; refining rules for greater efficiency; enforcing federal consumer financial law; and empowering consumers to take control of their finances.
To read CFPB’s official press release, click here.