Press Releases FDIC Names Scott Strockoz
New York Deputy Regional Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR-119-2004 (12-1-2004)
Media Contact: David Barr (202) 898-6992
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced today the appointment of Scott D. Strockoz to the position of Deputy Regional Director (Compliance) for the New York Region. Mr. Strockoz will oversee the New York Region's examination activities relating to financial institutions' compliance with consumer protection, fair lending, and community reinvestment laws and regulations. He will also advise the Regional Director and will recommend, develop, and implement formal plans and programs in these areas.
"Scott's experience with a number of difficult compliance issues, including fair lending violations, unfair and deceptive practices, and CRA protests, makes him the ideal choice to manage the compliance program in the New York Region," said Michael Zamorski, Director, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection.
Mr. Strockoz began his career with the FDIC in 1991 and has served as a compliance examiner, review examiner, field supervisor and as Acting Deputy Regional Director (Compliance). Most recently, he was supervisor for the Metro Park, New Jersey, Territory, which includes New Jersey, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Mr. Strockoz received a B.S. degree from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
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