Gibson to Oversee State-Chartered Banks, Credit Unions

Gibson to Oversee State-Chartered Banks, Credit Unions

Bill Stephens

August 18th, 2016


FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2016) – The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announces the appointment of Marni Rock Gibson as Depository Division Director, overseeing supervision of Kentucky state-chartered banks and credit unions. Gibson brings banking and securities experience, as well as management skills, to the role.

“Marni has a very successful record working in Securities Enforcement during the past seven years. She has demonstrated strong management skills as the branch manager, and I am confident her leadership will benefit the Depository Division,” said DFI Commissioner Charles Vice.

Gibson joined DFI’s Securities Division in March 2009 as a securities enforcement officer, where she had a successful record on cases. In March 2015, she became the Securities Enforcement Branch Manager. She has been an active member of the North American Securities Administrators Association Investor Education Alerts and Advisories Project Group since 2010.

Prior to joining DFI, she held positions in the securities and banking industries, where she served as a relationship banker and a branch manager.

Gibson earned her Bachelor’s degree – a double major in economics and business administration with a finance emphasis – from Transylvania University. She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration.

“I look forward to bringing my past industry and regulation experience into this new position in order to promote DFI’s mission,” said Gibson.

DFI,, is an agency in the Public Protection Cabinet. For more than 100 years it has supervised the financial services industry by examining, chartering, licensing and registering various financial institutions, securities firms and professionals operating in Kentucky. DFI’s mission is to serve Kentucky residents and protect their financial interests by maintaining a stable financial industry, continuing effective and efficient regulatory oversight, promoting consumer confidence, and encouraging economic opportunities.


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