After establishing his career working for the states of Kentucky and Texas, Jonathan Finley was hired to be chief examiner of depository institutions for the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions in June 2017. Finley started as a bank examiner in his hometown of Louisville, KY, in 1999, and moved to Texas in 2004.
In his career, Finley has been responsible for the supervision of banks, thrifts and credit unions ranging from among the smallest in the country to more than $30 billion in assets. In his current role, he oversees the examination activities and offsite monitoring of all state-chartered depository institutions in Louisiana.
Finley actively collaborates with other state and federal regulators from across the country through various working groups of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). He has been recognized twice for superior contributions to the FFIEC. He is also active in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors.
Finley has a degree in economics from Centre College in Danville, KY, and is an 2012 graduate of GSBC. Jonathan and his wife, Angela, live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with their two young sons and are active parishioners of their local Catholic Church.