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WHF/WHFF 2021 Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 24, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
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WHF/WHFF 2021 Annual Meeting

Members Only Event

This meeting will include the installation of the new boards of WHF and WHF Foundation as well as thanking the departing directors and officers of both boards with a special thank-you to one of our long-time officers. In addition, Mr. Gruenberg will offer brief remarks thanking WHF and its officers.

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Speaker Bio:

Martin J. Gruenberg is a member of the FDIC Board of Directors. Previously, he served as Chairman of the FDIC, receiving Senate confirmation on November 15, 2012 for a five-year term. Mr. Gruenberg served as Vice Chairman and Member of the FDIC Board of Directors from August 22, 2005 until his appointment as Chairman on November 29, 2012. He served as Acting Chairman from July 9, 2011 to November 28, 2012, and also from November 16, 2005 to June 26, 2006. Mr. Gruenberg joined the FDIC Board after broad congressional experience in the financial services and regulatory areas. He served as Senior Counsel to Senator Paul S. Sarbanes (D-MD) on the staff of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs from 1993 to 2005. Mr. Gruenberg advised the Senator on issues of domestic and international financial regulation, monetary policy, and trade. He also served as Staff Director of the Banking Committee's Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy from 1987 to 1992. Major legislation in which Mr. Gruenberg played an active role during his service on the Committee includes the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA); the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA); the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Mr. Gruenberg has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of NeighborWorks America since June 2019, and a member of the Board since April 2018. Mr. Gruenberg holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve Law School and an A.B. from Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.