Amber Gravius named Director, Office of Business Innovation

ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 9, 2022) — The National Credit Union Administration named Amber Gravius as the Director of the Office of Business Innovation and Chief Data Officer.

“With her strong management skills and pragmatic, collaborative approach to solving problems, Amber is well-suited for this important role to transform and modernize the NCUA’s business practices, processes, and technology,” NCUA Chairman Todd M. Harper said. “Amber’s leadership was instrumental to the recent success in updating the agency’s examination tool, and I and the rest of the NCUA Board look forward to working with her to drive innovative change throughout the agency.”

“I am humbled and honored to be selected to lead the NCUA’s Business Innovation team,” Ms. Gravius said. “I look forward to working with stakeholders to deliver improved business processes with secure, innovative, and reliable technology solutions and data to support the NCUA mission.”

Prior to her selection as Business Innovation Director, Ms. Gravius served as Acting Business Innovation Director and as a Supervisory Special Assistant for Business Innovation representing stakeholders in the development of NCUA’s new Modern Examination and Risk Identification Tool or MERIT. She joined NCUA in 1999 as a credit union examiner and served as a Supervision Analyst, Risk Management Officer, Loss Risk Analysis Officer, and Supervisory Examiner before joining the Office of Business Innovation.

Ms. Gravius holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in information technology from Keller Graduate School of Management.

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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