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Thomas J. Dujenski Named FDIC Atlanta Regional Director
Thomas J. Dujenski, a 27-year FDIC veteran, has been appointed FDIC Regional Director for the Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection's (DSC) Atlanta Region. He had been serving as Regional Director for the Dallas Region.
Doreen R. Eberley, FDIC Regional Director for DSC's New York Region, has been serving as Atlanta's Regional Director on an interim basis for the past year. "I want to thank Doreen for her leadership in Atlanta while we were searching for a permanent Regional Director," said DSC Director Sandra Thompson.
Mr. Dujenski will oversee the FDIC's bank supervisory activities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Atlanta Region supervises 707 FDIC-insured institutions with assets of $454 billion.
Mr. Dujenski joined the FDIC in 1983 and had previously served as an Acting Regional Director in Atlanta. "Tom brings a wealth of supervisory experience to this position," said Director Thompson. "He is also a proven leader who has demonstrated sound judgment and a balanced approach to supervision throughout his long career with the FDIC."
Mr. Dujenski holds an MBA from St. Bonaventure University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from State University of New York. He also holds several certifications as a Regulatory Compliance Manager, Fraud Examiner, and Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and is a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking.
Kristie K. Elmquist, Deputy Regional Director in the Dallas Region, will serve as Acting Regional Director until that position is filled.
Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's 8,012 banks and savings associations and it promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars – insured financial institutions fund its operations.
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