CFPB Acting Director Appoints Paul Watkins as Director of Office of Innovation


Acting Director Mick Mulvaney of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) announces the appointment of Paul Watkins as Director of the new Office of Innovation. Watkins, a lawyer from the Arizona Office of the Attorney General who leads its fintech initiatives, will be responsible for overseeing the Office’s mission of “consumer-friendly innovation,” according to the press release.

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White House Nominates Kathy Kraninger for CFPB Director

The White House has recently announced that it will nominate Kathy Kraninger, currently an official from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). If her appointment is approved by the Senate, Kraninger will take over for Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, whose term as consumer watchdog ends on June 22nd.

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On Q Financial, Inc. Names Vanessa Montañez First Vice President of Multicultural Business Development


NAWRB is proud to share that Vanessa Montañez, Board of Director and Co-Chair for Women in Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) and NAWRB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC), has been appointed as On Q Financial, Inc.’s first Vice President of Multicultural Business Development and will serve its Western region. On Q Financial, Inc. well-known as one of the top inclusive mortgage lenders in the nation.

See On Q Financial’s official press release below.

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