Rachel Witkowski

Reporter

Rachel Witkowski is a community banking reporter at American Banker. She focuses on banks under $20 billion in assets specializing in the Southeast and California. Prior to American Banker, Rachel worked at the Jacksonville Business Journal covering banks, insurance services and public companies in Northeast Florida. During her four years at the JBJ, Rachel was recognized by several trade associations for articles related to Floridaís financial industry downfall and the hurricane insurance crisis after 2006.

Recent Stories From this Author

Where the CFPB Heads Next in Auto Lending Probe
September 18, 2014 Consumer groups and industry advocates found rare common ground Thursday in recommending that the Consumer Financial...

CFPB's Plan to Oversee Auto Lenders Will Have Far-Reaching Impact
September 17, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken a sweeping approach in using its authority to propose supervision of the...

CFPB Targets Lending Program at For-Profit Schools
September 16, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau suit against Corinthian Colleges is the second time the agency has taken public...

CFPB Hits For-Profit Education Chain with Lawsuit
September 16, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a complaint against Corinthian Colleges alleging the for-profit chain of...

CFPB Finalizes Plan to Supervise Money Transmitters
September 12, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized a rule subjecting large nonbank international money transmitters to...

CFPB's Cordray Homes In on Mobile Banking, Payments
September 11, 2014 Two days after Apple unveiled its attempt to advance mobile payments, CFPB Director Richard Cordray cited the burgeoning field...

FHLB Eligibility Plan Hurts Credit Unions, NCUA Official Says
September 11, 2014 National Credit Union Administration board member Rick Metsger said a Federal Housing Finance Agency proposal to restrict...

Small Institutions Could Be Hurt by Operation Choke Point: Lawmakers
September 10, 2014 House Republicans warned Wednesday that bank examiners are going to continue to pursue small institutions as part of a...

Final Risk Guidelines Represent a 'Sea Change' in Regulation
September 4, 2014 Even with tweaks making the final "heightened expectations" guidelines easier for the largest institutions, it represents a...

CFPB Issues Stark Warning to Card Lenders About Promotional Rates
September 3, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a warning Wednesday to credit card companies that use deceptive marketing to...