May 20, 2008
T. Bert McLane Appointed Credit Union Division Chief Examiner
Bert McLane was appointed to the newly established position of Chief Examiner of the Division of Credit Unions on May 16, 2008. Mr. McLane will report directly to the Governor-appointed Deputy Commissioner of Credit Unions.
Mr. McLane brings many years of regulatory experience to his new position. He began his career in 1985 as a thrift and loan examiner in the Los Angeles office of the Department of Corporations.
In 1990, he transferred to the Credit Union Division of the Department of Corporations and was promoted as that Department’s only Credit Union Senior Examiner in 1993.
In 1997, Mr. McLane moved to the newly created Department of Financial Institutions as a result of the merger of the Credit Union Division into the old State Banking Department.
Mr. McLane was promoted as a Credit Union Supervisor in February, 2002, and then as a Credit Union Manager in December 2002, where he has served the Credit Union Division until this most recent appointment.
Mr. McLane is a National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (“NASCUS”) Certified Supervisor, and is a graduate of the DFI Leadership Challenge Program, which enabled him to lead in the development of the Department’s compliance program for the California Financial Information Privacy Act.
Mr. McLane will continue to work diligently toward meeting the mission and vision of the Department of Financial Institutions, and participating in directing the activities of the Credit Union Division’s regulatory and administrative program.