Nina Nichols has been promoted to deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) Division of Enterprise Regulation.
Nichols joined the FHFA in March 2012 as the assistant deputy director of the division of enterprise regulation. From January 2013 to the present, she has been the deputy director of the division of supervision policy and support and has also served as acting deputy director of the division of enterprise regulation.
Prior to joining the FHFA, Nichols was a senior vice president at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Prior to this, she held various positions in the Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Nichols has also served at the Department of the Treasury and has been in private practice as an attorney.
In her new role, Nichols will oversee the FHFA's regulation and supervision of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
‘Since her arrival, Nina has made important contributions to FHFA, and she will continue to provide outstanding service to the Agency in her new role,’ says Mel Watt, director of the FHFA, in a statement. ‘Effective regulation and supervision of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a top priority for FHFA, and the Agency will benefit from her leadership and experience.’