Matthew Ondus

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Washington, DC

Previous Experience

  • Field Manager, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • National Bank Examiner, OCC 
  • Senior Loan Review Officer, Compass Bank

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Matthew Ondus


Matthew assists clients with meeting the regulatory expectations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including managing unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices risk, and building out effective enterprise compliance risk management programs. He also advises clients on a broader range of consumer protection laws including Fair Lending, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act (including CARD Act issues), Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.


Matthew brings 25 years of substantive financial regulatory experience from senior industry and regulatory levels. He served as a field manager with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and was the team lead for two of the nation’s largest banks. As a large bank team leader, Matthew was responsible for developing and implementing a risk-based compliance supervision program specific to each institution.   
Prior to joining the CFPB, Matthew spent 17 years as a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he specialized in compliance. Additionally, he served as a vice president and compliance officer at AmSouth Bank for five years and served as a senior loan review officer for Compass Bank for two years.   


  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • B.A., economics, Loyola University of Chicago

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