Wednesday, June 24, 2009

FDIC Appoints Ellen Lazar as Senior Advisor for Consumer Policy

NeighborWorks America congratulates former NeighborWorks America Executive Director Ellen Lazar on her appointment as senior advisor for consumer policy to FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair. In this new position, Lazar will advise the Chairman on issues relating to the corporation's consumer policy and programs.

Chairman Bair, in announcing the appointment, said, "Ms. Lazar's long and distinguished career has been focused on community development and consumer protection. Her expertise and experience in these areas will contribute significantly to the FDIC's consumer programs and policy development."

Lazar was executive director of NeighborWorks America from 2000-2003. Read more about Lazar’s appointment.