CFPB announces three key senior positions

On Wednesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that three key senior positions had been filled: the assistant director for the office of research, the assistant director for the office of financial empowerment and the assistant director for the office of installment and liquidity lending markets.

Christopher D. Carroll joined the CFPB as the assistant director and chief economist for the Office of Research in the bureau's Research, Markets and Regulatory Division. Dr. Carroll is taking a leave of absence as a professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University to serve the bureau. He received his B.A. in economics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Daniel Dodd-Ramirez joined the CFPB as the assistant director of financial empowerment in the bureau's Consumer Education and Engagement Division. Dodd-Ramirez has a long history in social services, human resources and community organizing, having most recently served as the executive director of Step Up Savannah Inc. from 2005 to 2014. He received a B.S. in Hispanic studies from the University of Southern Maine and his M.A. in international/intercultural training from the School for International Training.

Jeffrey Langer joined the CFPB as the assistant director of installment and liquidity lending markets in the bureau's Research, Markets and Regulations Division. In addition to practicing law for several years, Langer is a founding fellow and treasurer of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and is a former chair of the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section. Langer received a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law.

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