Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Panelist Biography - Keith Ernst
Associate Director, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Keith Ernst serves as Associate Director for Consumer Research and Examination Support in DCP, extending a career that has spanned the intersection of research, policy, and banking issues. He joined the FDIC from the Center for Responsible Lending, a nationally-recognized research and policy organization, where he most recently served as Director of Research. He has extensive experience overseeing research and developing consumer protection policies, and his research has been used in the development of key consumer protection laws and regulations. His work has been published in various academic journals and he has presented his work at research conferences, industry events, as well as before Congress and regulatory agencies. He also has analytic experience in secondary mortgage market operations and has served as a consulting expert in fair lending investigations. He is a graduate of Hofstra University and has a masterís degree in public policy studies and a J.D. from Duke University.