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FDIC Announces the Retirements of Stanley R. Ivie, Robert W. Mooney, and Eric J. Spitler, and Appointment of M. Andy Jiminez

January 15, 2016
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Barbara Hagenbaugh
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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the following personnel changes:

Eric J. Spitler, director of the Office of Legislative Affairs, retired after a 22-year career at the FDIC. He twice served as director of legislative affairs, most recently starting in 2012.

Prior to 2012, Spitler served for three years as counselor to the chairman and director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Securities and Exchange Commission. His retirement was effective at the end of 2015.

"Eric demonstrated outstanding judgment, professionalism, expertise, and enduring commitment to the FDIC's mission for more than two decades," Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg said.

The FDIC Board of Directors approved the appointment of M. Andy Jiminez as the new director of the Office of Legislative Affairs. Jiminez previously was the acting deputy director of legislative affairs at the FDIC and was a legislative attorney/advisor since July 2012. Prior to joining the FDIC, Jiminez served as senior counsel for banking and trade for the U. S. House of Representatives' Committee on Small Business and as a senior financial services legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez.

Jiminez has also served as an attorney at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. He earned a law degree from The Ohio State University and a bachelor of science with dual majors in biology and history from Tulane University.

Robert W. Mooney, national director, Minority and Community Development Banking, retired at the end of 2015 after a 26-year career at the FDIC. Mooney oversaw the FDIC's Minority Depository Institutions and Community Development Financial Institutions (MDI/CDFI) Program since November 2012. Previously, Mooney served as a senior advisor in the Office of the Chairman under both Sheila C. Bair and Martin J. Gruenberg, and held multiple senior leadership positions in compliance and consumer affairs.

"Bob is recognized by the industry as an expert in his field, and he has been instrumental in building the FDIC's high-caliber MDI/CDFI program," Doreen R. Eberley, director of the Division of Risk Management Supervision, said.

Scott D. Strockoz, is serving as acting national director for Minority and Community Development Banking. Strockoz, a 24-year veteran of the FDIC, is currently deputy regional director in the New York region, overseeing examination activities relating to financial institutions' compliance with consumer protection, fair lending, and community reinvestment laws and regulations. He holds examiner commissions in both risk management and consumer protection and has additionally served as review examiner, field supervisor, acting regional director, and acting associate director, Compliance and Consumer Protection.

San Francisco Regional Director Stanley R. Ivie is retiring effective March 7, 2016, after serving more than 31 years at the FDIC. As regional director since 2007, Ivie has overseen the FDIC's bank supervision activities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. He previously served as regional director of the Dallas region and has also worked as a bank liquidation specialist, senior congressional liaison, assistant director and deputy director for the Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, and interim director of the Office of Public Affairs.

"Stan has done an exceptional job leading the San Francisco region through the recent financial crisis, after leading the Dallas region through the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina," Doreen R. Eberley, director of the Division of Risk Management Supervision, and Mark Pearce, director of the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, said in a joint statement.


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 banks and savings associations, 6,270 as of September 30, 2015. 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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