With 18 years of experience in bank and thrift supervision and examination, Jonathan Finley was recently hired to be the Chief Examiner for the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions (LOFI). Prior to this engagement, he was the Chief Supervisory Analyst for the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (TDSML).

In his career, Jonathan has been responsible for the supervision of banks, thrifts, and credit unions ranging from among the smallest in the country to $22 billion in assets. In his current role, he oversees all examination activities and offsite monitoring of all state-chartered depository institutions in Louisiana. The offsite monitoring ranges from processing of applications, performance of statistical analysis and routine correspondence to the issuing of enforcement actions, development of supervisory policy, and participation in legislative and rule-making processes.

Jonathan also actively participates in supervisory groups consisting of state and federal regulators from across the country. These groups seek to share best practices in supervisory policy and provide interagency support in addressing emerging risks in the financial industries. Prior to joining LOFI and TDSML, Jonathan worked as a bank examiner for the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions.

In addition to completing the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, Jonathan has received professional training from the FDIC, FFIEC, FRB and CSBS. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and studied business at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.