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Former CFPB enforcement chief Anthony Alexis returning to private sector

Will lead Consumer Financial Services Enforcement Practice at Goodwin
The fight over who’s leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now that the agency’s former director, Richard Cordray, officially stepped down is far from over, but while the future of the CFPB is still in debate, one of Cordray’s top lieutenants is moving on.
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Cloudvirga names Stephen DeSantis chief financial officer

Helped take ShiftPixy public in June
Cloudvirga, a provider of mortgage process automation, announced Tuesday that the company hired Stephen DeSantis to serve as its new chief financial officer. In this role, DeSantis will be responsible for "driving Cloudvirga’s financial strategies to accelerate its growth."
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PHH adds Albert Celini as senior vice president, risk and compliance

Will become chief risk and compliance officer on Jan. 1, 2018
The management shakeup at PHH Corp. continued Monday when the company announced that it hired Albert Celini as senior vice president, risk and compliance. But Celini will only serve in the role for a little over a month. On Jan. 1, 2018, Celini will assume the role of chief risk and compliance officer, replacing Leith Kaplan, who will step down on Dec. 31, 2017.
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Yellen announces resignation from Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Effective upon swearing in of successor
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who was appointed to the Board by former President Barack Obama to serve until January 21, 2024, announced Monday she will resign from the Fed upon the swearing in of her successor. Although Yellen’s term was not set to expire until 2024, she will now step down from her position early next year.
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Former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew joins private equity firm

Becomes partner at Lindsay Goldberg
Former Department of the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is returning to the private sector. Lew, who served as Treasury secretary from 2013 through end of the Obama administration earlier this year, is joining Lindsay Goldberg, a private investment firm, as a partner.
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CoesterVMS adds former Dell executive as chief financial officer

Jotheeiswary Vijayantheran joins appraisal management company
CoesterVMS, a national appraisal management company, announced this week that it added Jotheeiswary Vijayantheran as the company’s new chief financial officer. Vijayantheran joins CoesterVMS from Dell Australia, where she was financial controller.
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Ohio Dems bank on Richard Cordray running for governor

Ohio's gubernatorial race would significantly change
Though Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray has remained mum on a possible run for Ohio governor, Democrats in the state are already banking on him running. While some publications focused on the news of Cordray stepping down from his position on Wednesday, Ohio news publications all but confirmed that Cordray will run for Ohio governor.
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Shocker: Wells Fargo fires head of consumer lending for misconduct

Franklin Codel terminated for inappropriate communications with former employee
It appears that Wells Fargo’s season on the brink is far from over. The bank struggled since the revelation of its fake account scandal, and the bad news isn’t over yet. The troubled bank just fired Franklin Codel, the head of the bank’s consumer lending division, for misconduct.
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