Senate confirms Hauptman for NCUA Board

WASHINGTON, DC (December 2, 2020) — The Senate today voted to confirm Kyle Hauptman to serve on the board of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement:

“CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions congratulate Kyle Hauptman for his confirmation as a NCUA board member. We look forward to seeing his leadership unfold as America’s credit unions strive remain in a position to serve their members during the crisis and into economic recovery. Mr. Hauptman has impressive experience when it comes to working in the financial services and public policy arenas, and we’re hopeful that the board will soon operate at full capacity with three members at the forefront.”

Hauptman, a native of Maine, is currently an advisor for Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on economic policy and staff director of the Senate Banking Committee’s subcommittee on economic policy. Prior to joining Cotton’s office, Hauptman worked on the 2016 Presidential Transition Team. Hauptman will fill the seat of J. Mark McWatters.

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