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Minority Depository Institutions Program

MDI Subcommittee of the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking

FDIC’s MDI Subcommittee Members

From left: MDI Subcommittee members - Warren Huang, Gilbert Narvaez, Jr., former member Benjamin Lin, Russell Lau, Deron Burr, Alden J. McDonald, Jr., former member James H. Sills, III, and former member Kyle Chavis.

FDIC’s MDI Subcommittee meeting on October 25, 2022.

FDIC’s MDI Subcommittee meeting on October 25, 2022.

From left: Acting Comptroller Michael J. Hsu, Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg, and former member Jim H. Sills, III.


The Minority Depository Institutions (MDI) Subcommittee of the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking (CBAC) provides advice to CBAC regarding the FDIC’s MDI program. It serves as a source of feedback for FDIC strategies to fulfill its statutory goals to preserve and promote MDIs. The MDI Subcommittee provides a platform for MDIs to promote collaboration, partnerships, and best practices, and it identifies ways to highlight the work of MDIs in their communities.

The MDI Subcommittee meets biannually at the FDIC Headquarters in Washington, DC. The FDIC Chairman, Martin Gruenberg, will host the next meeting on May 31, 2023 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. If you are interested in viewing the public session, please direct your inquiry to

MDI Subcommittee Members - 2023

Claude (Jeff) J. Bowman, President and CEO, Bay Bank, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Deron Burr, President and CEO, People's Bank of Seneca, Seneca, Missouri

Warren Huang, General Counsel, Amerasia Bank, Flushing, New York

Russell Lau, Chairman and CEO, Finance Factors, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawaii

Alden J. McDonald, Jr., President and CEO, Liberty Bank and Trust Co., New Orleans, Louisiana

B. Doyle Mitchell, President and CEO, Industrial Bank, Washington, District of Columbia

Gilbert Narvaez, Jr., President and CEO, Falcon International Bank, Laredo, Texas

Angel Reyes, President, Centinel Bank of Taos, Taos, New Mexico

Farid Tan, President and CEO, Metro City Bank, Doraville, Georgia

MDI Subcommittee Goals

MDI Subcommittee Goals - PDF

MDI Subcommittee Meeting Videos

October 25, 2022 Meeting

May 23, 2022 Meeting

Meeting Video Archive (2020 – 2021)


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