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Upcoming CFPB Field Hearing on Small-Dollar Lending
Posted June 01, 2016 by CUNA Advocacy

On Thursday, June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will convene a public field hearing focused on small-dollar lending. The field event will feature remarks by CFPB Director Richard Cordray, followed by a panel discussion with consumer advocates and industry representatives, including a credit union CEO, and concluding with testimony from members of the public. The event will be livestreamed at
WHAT: Field hearing on small-dollar lending
WHEN:  10 a.m. CDT, Thursday, June 2, 2016

Kansas City Convention Center
Municipal Auditorium Complex
Music Hall
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, Mo.
SCHEDULE: 10 a.m. CDT Opening Remarks
Zixta Martinez, Associate Director of External Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
10:05 a.m. CDT Remarks by CFPB Director
Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
10:25 a.m. CDT Panelist Remarks and Discussion
Darrin Andersen, President and CEO, QC Holdings
Galen Carey, Vice President of Government Relations, National Association of Evangelicals
Kirk Chartier, Chief Marketing Officer, Enova 
Rev. Dr. Anita Gould, Executive Director, Missouri Faith Voices and Quinn Chapel AME in Jefferson City
Wade Henderson, President and CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Bill Himpler, Executive Vice President, American Financial Services Association
Kerry Smith, Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
Keith Sultemeier, President and CEO, Kinecta Federal Credit Union
11:15 a.m. CDT Audience Testimony 
Open microphone for public participation