The Clinton administration has narrowed its search for a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. chairman to three candidates, according to sources close to the process.

Lawrence Connell, president of Atlantic Bank in Portland, Maine, and Jonathan L. Fiechter, former Office of Thrift Supervision acting director, are said to be the front-runners. The name of the third finalist could not be determined.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.