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Richard Neiman

Richard Neiman serves as Head of Regulatory & Government Affairs for Lending Club, the world’s largest online credit marketplace for connecting borrowers and investors. Richard previously served as New York State’s Superintendent of Banks (March 2007 to May 2011), where he was responsible for the supervision of all state-chartered financial institutions, including the majority of foreign bank branches in the United States.� He also served on the Board of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS).� While serving as Superintendent, Richard was also appointed by the U.S. Congress to serve on the five-member Congressional Oversight Panel created to oversee the implementation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, including the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).Following his role as head of the NY Banking Department, Richard served as Vice Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Global Financial Services Regulatory Practice.� Earlier in his career, Richard served as EVP and General Counsel of TD Waterhouse Securities (now TD Ameritrade). �He also served as General Counsel of the Global Equities Division of Citibank, and as a Director in the Regulator Advisory Practice of what was then Price Waterhouse LLP. �Richard began his career with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington, DC, serving initially as staff attorney and then as Special Assistant to the Chief Counsel.Richard serves as an adviser to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Regulatory Reform Initiative and Co-Chairs its Regulatory Architecture Task Force.� He also serves on the advisory council of the Institute for Financial Market Regulation.� On the community front, Richard serves on the Board of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF), a mentoring and college preparatory nonprofit, and on the Board of the Henry Street Settlement, one of New York’s oldest social services organizations.� Richard received his bachelor’s degree from�American University School of Government and his JD�from Emory University School of Law.