Lay named Business Innovations Director

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 20, 2016) — National Credit Union Administration Executive Director Mark Treichel today announced the selection of Kelly Lay as the agency’s new Business Innovations Director.

Lay, who has served as the Associate Regional Director of Programs in NCUA’s Region II office since 2010, will be responsible for management of the agency’s Enterprise Solutions Modernization program, working alongside the Chief Information Officer. This program, announced at the March 2016 Board meeting, will upgrade NCUA’s information technology capacity, policies and practices. Lay begins her duties May 31.

“Kelly brings significant executive and management experience to this position, which is responsible for what will be a major initiative by this agency,” Treichel said. “In her career at NCUA, she has gained valuable insight and perspectives that make her a very good fit for this position and the responsibilities that come with it.”

Lay began her NCUA career in 1996 as a credit union examiner. Since then, she has served in numerous agency positions, including Director of Supervision and Director of Insurance in the agency’s Region V office.

Lay holds a bachelor’s degree in finance, minor in accounting, from Illinois State University and received her Certified Public Accountant designation in 2002.

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 124 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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