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FDIC Announces Appointment of Doreen R. Eberley As New York Regional Director

January 8, 2007
Media Contact:
Tibby Ford 202-898-6993

Sandra L. Thompson, Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection (DSC) today announced the appointment of Doreen R. Eberley as Regional Director of DSC's New York Region. The appointment is effective immediately.

As Regional Director, Ms. Eberley will oversee the FDIC's bank supervision and consumer protection activities in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

"Doreen is a proven manager who has demonstrated the leadership skills and vision necessary to head DSC's operations in New York. She has done so in an exemplary manner in the past; I am confident of her ability to continue to address the challenges of the position in the future" said Director Thompson.

Ms. Eberley, a 20-year FDIC veteran, has served as Acting Regional Director on several occasions, most recently since October 2006, when then-Regional Director Christopher Spoth was appointed Senior Deputy Director for DSC. Ms. Eberley began her FDIC career in the Division of Liquidation in Bossier City, Louisiana. She moved to the Division of Supervision and became a commissioned bank examiner. After serving as Assistant Regional Director in Atlanta, she was appointed Deputy Regional Director in New York in 2001.

Ms. Eberley is a graduate of Cornell University and has an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

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Last Updated 1/8/2007

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