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

Wells Fargo Hires Two CFPB Experts on Mortgage Rules
April 17, 2014 Two officials of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who played important roles in shaping the new mortgage rules have...

OCC Warns About Vendor Concentration, Foreign Subcontractors
April 16, 2014 Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said his agency is increasingly concerned about the cybersecurity risks from banks...

How the OCC Will Change its 'Heightened Expectations' Proposal
April 15, 2014 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is likely to make changes to its proposal outlining the "heightened...

'Heightened Expectations' Don't Apply to Small Banks: OCC's Curry
April 11, 2014 Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry sought to reassure community bankers this week that the agency does not expect them...

McHenry Threatens CFPB with Subpoena Over Inquiry
April 10, 2014 A top House Financial Services Committee lawmaker said Thursday that he will subpoena Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

Why the CFPB's Crackdown on Add-On Products Isn't Over
April 9, 2014 Regulators slammed Bank of America on Wednesday with their toughest enforcement action to date on shady marketing and billing...

B of A Hit with Large Fine for Card Add-On Products
April 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — Bank of America will pay $772 million to settle allegations by two regulators that it engaged in unfair fee...

CFPB Strikes Partnership with Libraries on Financial Literacy
April 7, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday announced a partnership with libraries and other federal regulators to provide...

Democrats, Republicans Vow to Continue Probe into CFPB Employment Practices
April 2, 2014 Lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle reached a rare accord Wednesday during a House Financial Services...

Frank, Dodd Talk Disappointments on Reform Effort
April 1, 2014 Former Rep. Barney Frank said regulators are going against congressional intent in their latest risk retention proposal, while...