Rachel Witkowski


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 Floridas financial industry downfall and the hurricane insurance crisis after 2006.

Recent Stories From this Author

CFPB Warns Against Sharing Exam Info with Third Parties
January 27, 2015 WASHINGTON The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a bulletin Tuesday warning financial institutions about entering...

OCC Names New Head of Problem Bank Supervision
January 26, 2015 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has named Michael Brickman as deputy comptroller for special supervision.

JPM, Wells Loan Officers Got Kickbacks from Title Firm, CFPB Says
January 22, 2015 The consumer bureau and Maryland's AG allege the loan officers received consumer data and other services in return for...

Ending Hated 'Disparate Impact' Is Tough Sell for High Court
January 21, 2015 Hearing arguments in Texas case, Justice Scalia and others were skeptical that the controversial legal theory used in fair...

CFPB Makes Adjustments to Mortgage Disclosure Rule
January 20, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized tweaks to a mortgage disclosure rule set to take effect later this year.

CFPB's 'Scorecard' Could Alter Bank Bids with Schools
January 14, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday that it was seeking comment on a so-called "safe student account...

CFPB Considers Tool to Spell Out Bank Fees on Campus Products
January 14, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering releasing a tool that would show schools exactly how much financial...

CFPB Launches 'Unbiased' Mortgage Rate Tool
January 12, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is launching a toolkit on Tuesday that will help consumers shop for a mortgage by...

CFPB Picks New Enforcement Director
January 6, 2015 Two officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have been named into key roles, the agency confirmed Tuesday.

CFPB Plans Packed Agenda for 2015
January 2, 2015 The CFPBs rapid pace is likely to continue this year as it tackles some of its trickiest areas yet, including payday loans,...