From the: Summer 2022 Newsletter

Brian Guerard

Brian Guerard, Chief of Enforcement – Division of Securities
Brian Guerard was recently promoted to the Chief of Enforcement for the Securities Division, Washington Department of Financial Institutions, where he has worked since 2012. Prior to taking on this new role, Brian served as a supervisor with the unit and led both administrative and criminal investigations. He received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.

Jack Mcclellan

Jack McClellan, Chief of Enforcement – Division of Consumer Services
Jack McClellan became the Department of Financial Institution’s new Chief of Enforcement for the Consumer Services Division in August 2021. He has 14 years of experience overseeing a wide variety of administrative investigations, as well as some criminal investigations. Jack originally joined DFI in 2008 as a Financial Legal Examiner in the Securities Division’s Enforcement Unit. From June 2012 through July 2021, he acted as a Financial Legal Examiner Supervisor. Jack earned his B.A. from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington and his J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law.

Mark Vasquez

Mark Vasquez, Specialty Exams Program Manager – Division of Credit Unions
Mark Vasquez joined the Department’s Division of Credit Unions On July 18 as the Specialty Exams Program Manager.  In addition to specialty exams, Information Security & Technology (IS&T) and compliance exams, Mark is in charge of applications for field of membership, investment powers, and member business lending limit requests.   Mark brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in various roles, including in banking and lending with both Key Bank and Bank of America.  Additionally, Mark held a Series 7 Stockbroker’s License. Mark is a Veteran of the United States Army.