ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7/16/13)--Matthew Biliouris has been chosen to fill the new National Credit Union Administration position of deputy director of the Office of Consumer Protection, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz announced Monday. He will assume the post on Aug. 11.
Matz said Biliouris has considerable knowledge of NCUA's operations and the agency's examination program and has solid experience dealing with the policy issues affecting credit unions, and will therefore "hit the ground running to solve problems and produce results.
"He will be an important asset to this consumer-focused office that is central to our mission," Matz added.
Credit Union National Association Deputy General Counsel Mary Dunn said CUNA welcomes the announcement. "CUNA and credit unions appreciate the reasonable approach Matt takes in listening to concerns and we look forward to working with him in this new position," she said.
Biliouris joined NCUA in 1992 as an examiner in Portland, Maine. He also has served as special assistant to NCUA's executive director, where he was charged with handling key policy and strategic matters. Before that he served as a supervision analyst, information systems officer and program officer.
Biliouris is also known to credit unions for completing several other details, notably among them a year-long assignment as special assistant to former NCUA chairman and current board member Michael Fryzel.