National Credit Union Administration
As NCUA Board Chairman, Mr. Harper serves as a voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council and represents the NCUA on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee.
Before joining the NCUA Board, Mr. Harper served as director of NCUA’s Office of Public and Congressional Affairs and chief policy advisor to former Chairmen Debbie Matz and Rick Metsger. He is the first member of NCUA’s staff to become an NCUA Board Member and Chairman.
Mr. Harper previously worked for the U.S. House of Representatives as Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises and as Legislative Director and Senior Legislative Assistant to former Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pennsylvania). In these roles, he contributed to every major financial services law, from the enactment of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act in 1999 through the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010.
Mr. Harper holds an undergraduate degree in business analysis from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a graduate degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
- Chairman, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
- Former Director, NCUA Office of Public and Congressional Affairs
- Former Staff Director, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, U.S. House of Representatives
- Former Legislative Director and Senior Legislative Assistant, Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA)