Summer 2022 news and updates from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.

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In This Issue

Summer 2022 Message from DFI Director Charlie Clark

Message from DFI Director Charlie Clark about DFI returning to "new normal" operations and our commitment to serve.

Meet DFI's Newest Program Managers

Meet Brian Guerard, Jack McClellan, and Mark Vasquez.

Charlie Clark Appointed Vice Chair of CSBS Board of Directors

DFI Director Charlie Clark was recently appointed Vice Chair of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) Board of Directors.

In Wake of Violent Robberies, State Officials and DFI Act To Protect Cannabis Retailers

How DFI is working with stakeholders and licensees to help protect cannabis retailers from robberies.

Cybersecurity in the Financial Services Industry

Ways DFI is sharing the latest cybersecurity information and resources with licensees.

2022 Washington Legislature Recap

Bills that passed of interest to DFI licensees and constituents.

Rulemaking Begins to Allow Mortgage Loan Originators to Work from their Residences

The latest on DFI rulemaking.

Implementing Change for Greater Financial Equity

Updates from DFI's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director Erin Lopez Nielsen.

DFI Timeline Captures Developments in FinTech Regulation

DFI has developed an up-to-date timeline that captures all of the major developments in FinTech regulation.

DFI Expanding Spanish Financial Education Outreach With New Hire

DFI is excited to announce the arrival of our newest Communications team member, Vanessa Arita Reyes.

2022 Financial Capability Month a Success in Spite of COVID Uncertainty

Recap of 2022 Financial Capability Month.

Financial Education Expansion and Professional Development Grant Program Legislation Enacted

New legislation establishes the Financial Literacy Education Professional Development Grant Program.