MSUFCU's James Hunsanger Appointed to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Credit Union Advisory Council
EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Hunsanger, MSUFCU's Chief Risk Officer, as one of seven new members to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Credit Union Advisory Council by Acting Director Mick Mulvaney on September 7, 2018.
“I am honored to serve on this council,” Hunsanger said. “I look forward to playing a key role in advising the Bureau leadership on a broad range of consumer financial issues from a credit union perspective.”
Mulvaney said, "I am appointing experts to the Bureau’s advisory committees who will bring a fresh perspective to our important work. These experts are highly talented individuals in consumer finance markets, and we look forward to working closely with them throughout their service."
The Bureau regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions. As a U.S. government agency, the Bureau makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat consumers fairly.
The newly appointed members include experts in consumer protection, financial services, FinTech, community development, fair lending, civil rights, and consumer financial products and services as well as representatives of community banks and credit unions. Advisory committee membership reflects expertise across the range of issues under the Bureau’s jurisdiction. New members will serve a one-year term.
MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. For the sixth year in a row, MSUFCU was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press. Last year, it was also recognized as one of CU Journal’s Best Credit Unions to Work For, a Best Workplace for Women by Fortune Magazine, an Outstanding Credit Union of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union League, a Michigan Best and Brightest in Wellness award winner, and is certified as a Great Place to Work®. MSUFCU has also been nationally recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first in Michigan and second in the nation for the 2017 Alphonse Desjardins Adult Financial Education award by the Credit Union National Association. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU has 18 branches, over 260,000 members, more than $4.1 billion in assets, and nearly 900 employees.