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Guest Speaker Biographies - Robert Mooney

Deputy Director, Consumer Protection and Community Affairs
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Last Updated: February 29, 2008

Mr. Mooney is Deputy Director of the FDIC's Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection. He directs the Consumer Protection and Community Affairs Branch, which includes the community affairs, consumer affairs, and deposit insurance outreach programs.

Robert W. Mooney, who joined the FDIC in 1989, most recently served as Senior Advisor to the Chairman for Consumer Protection. Previous positions included Associate Director in 2005, Chief of the CRA and Fair Lending Section in 2002, and Assistant Director in 1999. Other positions with the FDIC included appointment as Senior Fair Lending Specialist in the Washington Office in 1995; Community Affairs Officer for the Chicago Region in 1992; and Managing Agent, in 1989, as chief executive of several FDIC/RTC-supervised thrifts. He has represented the FDIC on several interagency CRA and Compliance initiatives and authored Side by Side, a Guide to Fair Lending.

Before joining the FDIC, Mr. Mooney had more 10 years of senior management experience in banking, including Regional Vice President, and Director for Retail Banking of a multi-state financial institution; Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, and Vice President for Employee Relations. Mr. Mooney was active in civic affairs, serving on the board of directors, and as President or Treasurer, of several community development corporations and numerous other civic organizations or committees. The Massachusetts State Senate awarded him its Commendation for his work in community development and equal opportunity.