Sherry selected as NCUA’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer

ALEXANDRIA, VA (January 26, 2015) — National Credit Union Administration Executive Director Mark A. Treichel today announced the selection of Peggy Sherry as the agency’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

Sherry, who joins NCUA from the Internal Revenue Service, assumes her duties today.

“I am pleased to welcome Peggy Sherry to NCUA and look forward to working with her,” Treichel said. “Her deep experience in financial management, in both the private and public sectors, has been marked by her intelligence, professionalism, innovation and sound judgment, all of which will serve NCUA and the credit unions we regulate and insure very well.”

Prior to joining NCUA, Sherry was Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support at the IRS. Her previous experience includes serving as Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Homeland Security and holding senior financial management positions at the United States Holocaust Museum and the Government Accountability Office.

Sherry holds a Master of Science degree in accounting and finance from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from George Mason University. She has received numerous awards for her work and is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Government Financial Manager and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

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, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 98 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.

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