FDIC appoints Paul M. Nash as deputy to the chairman for external affairs MortgagePress.comFDIC, Paul M. Nash, Sheila Bair, Office of Legislative Affairs and Office of the Ombudsman
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has announced
the appointment of Paul M. Nash as deputy to the chairman for
external affairs, a new senior position. Mr. Nash will report
directly to FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair and will oversee the
operations of the agency's Office of Legislative Affairs and Office
of the Ombudsman. As the executive manager of these two offices, he
will help shape the FDIC's legislative initiatives and he will
oversee the FDIC's problem resolution services for bankers, their
customers and the public at large. In addition, Mr. Nash will
assist the agency in community bank outreach and will set up a
special advisory committee to examine issues unique to community
In announcing the appointment, Chairman Bair said, "Mr. Nash
joins us at a critical time for the FDIC, as we look at our broader
role in helping the industry and consumers take the steps needed to
secure our nation's economic recovery. The FDIC will be well served
by his counsel and leadership."
Mr. Nash previously served as executive director and counsel at
Verizon Wireless in Washington, D.C., since 2001. He will be
primarily responsible for directing legislative affairs and the
agency's external ombudsman operations. Prior to joining Verizon
Wireless, Mr. Nash served as a legislative assistant to Sen. Tim
Johnson (D-SD) from 1997 to 2001, specializing in banking,
healthcare, telecommunications and labor issues. He also worked for
the Congressional Research Service and practiced law in both
Washington, D.C., and New Orleans.
Mr. Nash received a bachelor of arts degree in international
relations and history from the University of Pennsylvania and a law
degree from Georgetown University.
For more information, visit www.fdic.gov.