ALEXANDRIA, Va. (10/21/11)--National Credit
Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the appointment of John Kutchey to become deputy executive director and COO, to succeed Melinda Love when she retires in December. Matz said Kutchey will bring “tremendous understanding of the agency at the headquarters, regional, and field levels.” She also said that his “distinct role” as our chief negotiator with the National Treasury Employees Union makes him the “perfect fit” for the deputy executive director’s job. As deputy executive director, Kutchey will assist the executive director with the day-to-day operation of NCUA to include oversight of its 10 central offices, five regions and the Asset Management and Assistance Center, according to an NCUA release. Kutchey most recently served as the deputy director of the Office of Examination and Insurance (E&I). He has also held positions as E&I’s director of risk management and Region II’s director of supervision, as well as served as a supervisory examiner, a problem case officer and a principal examiner. He also has experience in credit union work.