Gonzales Elected as State Liaison Committee Chairman
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s (FFIEC) State Liaison Committee (SLC) today announced the election of Greg Gonzales as its Chairman. The SLC Chairman’s term is a one-year period that begins May 1 and runs until April 30 of the following year. The SLC can re-elect the chairman for additional terms.
Gonzales is the 18th commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions. He began serving in this role in 2005 and was reappointed by Governor Bill Haslam. He has served in the department since 1986. As commissioner, Gonzales serves as Tennessee’s chief regulatory officer of all state-chartered depository and licensed non-depository financial institutions. Additionally, he has served as assistant commissioner and general counsel for the department. Gonzales is a past Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), and currently serves on both the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission and a national task force studying how new technologies are affecting the U.S. payment systems. Gonzales has also served on the Board of the Money Transmitter Regulators Association (MTRA) and U.S. Treasury’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group.
Commissioner Gonzales was born in Cookeville, Tennessee, and graduated cum laude in cursu honorum with a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Technological University in 1980. Gonzales served as a research assistant in 1980 to Sir Patrick Cormack, a Conservative Party member of the British Parliament, and earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1984.