Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger announced leadership changes within the bureau.
Andrew Duke will serve as the policy associate director for external affairs. He has 27 years of experience in public policy, including 20 years on Capitol Hill serving with three different members of Congress. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Va.
Laura Fiene will serve as west regional director. She joined the CFPB at its inception in 2011. She brings over 31 continuous years of experience in regulating financial services companies, including 27 years supervising and examining compliance with federal consumer financial laws and regulations. She has an undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, an MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, and a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Marisol Garibay will serve as the acting chief communications officer. She 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. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Delicia Reynolds Hand will serve as deputy associate director for external affairs. She joined the Bureau in 2012 and has 17 years of experience, having worked in consumer advocacy, community development, and on Capitol Hill. She has a law degree from the American University, Washington, D.C., and Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University, U.K.
Lora McCray will serve as director for the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion. She has 15 years of experience in diversity practice and management, most recently as assistant vice president of diversity and inclusion at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. She has a Master of Arts degree in applied anthropology from the University of Memphis; a law degree from the University Of Washington, Seattle; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Georgia, Athens.