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Panelist Biography

Mark Pearce

Director, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: October 1, 2021

Mark is the Director of the FDIC's Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) and leads the FDIC's efforts to protect depositors and consumers nationwide. The Division has responsibility for the FDIC's compliance and CRA examination and supervision for state non-member institutions, research and policy development related to consumers' use of financial products and services, depositor and consumer assistance, community affairs, financial education and economic inclusion efforts.

Prior to joining the FDIC, Mark was the Chief Deputy Commissioner of Banks for the State of North Carolina. He has served as President of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators. Previously, Mark was President of the Center for Responsible Lending and has worked for Self-Help, the largest community development financial institution in the nation. Mark graduated from Harvard Law School (1996) and has a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.