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CSBS Board of Directors Announces the Passing of John W. Ryan

It is with great sadness that we announce that John W. Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer of CSBS, died unexpectedly late yesterday in Washington, D.C.

“On behalf of the CSBS Board of Directors, executive team, staff and membership, we extend our deepest sympathies to John’s family and everyone who knew and worked with John over his more than 30-year career. John was an inspirational and humble leader who brought incredible dedication, intellect and passion to CSBS, the state regulatory system and financial services more broadly,” said Melanie Hall, Chair of the CSBS Board of Directors.

The CSBS Board of Directors has named James Cooper, EVP of Policy and Supervision, as the acting CEO of CSBS. 

Media Contact: Laura Fisher, 202-812-9813, [email protected] 

Twitter: @CSBSNews

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) is the national organization of bank regulators from all 50 states, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. State regulators supervise roughly three-quarters of all U.S. banks and a variety of non-depository financial services. CSBS, on behalf of state regulators, also operates the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System to license and register non-depository financial service providers in the mortgage, money services businesses, consumer finance and debt industries.