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April Breslaw

April Breslaw

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Deputy Assistant Director
Washington, DC, USA


April Breslaw is a Deputy Assistant Director in the Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending branch of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  Prior to holding this position, she served as a member of the team which organized the CFPB to begin operations after it had been created by the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. 

Today, Ms. Breslaw is responsible for supervising CFPB staff to ensure that the Bureau's nationwide examination program is carried out in alignment with CFPB strategic objectives, coordinating with senior leadership and policy professionals across CFPB to develop Bureau-wide strategy for protecting consumers, identifying and resolving complex policy and procedural issues that arise from CFPB supervisory activities, collaborating with senior members of the CFPB Office of Enforcement to determine how to effectively correct practices that harm consumers, and serving as a subject matter expert on consumer financial protection laws and regulations.

Previously, Ms. Breslaw served as the Managing Director for Compliance and Consumer Protection at the OTS and as the Acting Associate Director for Compliance Policy at the FDIC. Before focusing on consumer protection issues, Ms. Breslaw spent over a decade in the FDIC Legal Division in positions that involved responsibility for both litigated and transactional matters. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University National Law Center.
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