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 Florida’s financial industry downfall and the hurricane insurance crisis after 2006.

Recent Stories From this Author

In a First, CFPB Targets Source of Add-Ons It Finds Dubious
July 1, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering two vendors that sell credit card add-on products to pay nearly $10...

CFPB Nears Landmark Victory Against Three Large Auto Lenders
June 30, 2015 Honda, Toyota and Nissan's financing arms are poised to agree to limit discretionary pricing for dealers after regulators...

Dems' Defense of CFPB: Let's Talk About Something Else
June 25, 2015 During a hearing Thursday, Democrats wanted to talk about anything but allegations of employee discrimination at the CFPB...

CFPB Civil Rights Officer Says Agency Makes 'Mockery' of Process
June 24, 2015 A senior civil rights official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is poised to tell Congress Thursday that the agency...

Top CFPB Official Named as 'Whistle-Blower'
June 23, 2015 A top official who handles employee discrimination complaints at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is among the...

CFPB 'Whistleblowers' to Air Bias Claims Before Lawmakers
June 22, 2015 A House Financial Services subcommittee will hold a hearing Thursday on employee allegations of discrimination and retaliation...

Banks Win Disclosure Battle by Default as CFPB Blunders
June 18, 2015 A technical error made by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has become a saving grace for lenders who had pushed,...

CFPB Delays Mortgage Disclosures Due to 'Administrative Error'
June 17, 2015 After months of declining industry and congressional pleas to delay an impending rule combining two mortgage disclosure...

OCC Tightens Restrictions on JPM, Wells Over Mortgage Servicing
June 17, 2015 Six banks including JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have been placed under further business restrictions after the Office of...

OCC Crackdown Shows Continued Failures in Mortgage Servicing
June 17, 2015 Six servicers were cited for a range of infractions, including a failure to respond to requests for loan modifications and not...