Melanie Hall

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Melanie G Hall
Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions

Melanie Hall is the commissioner of the Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions. She was appointed by Gov. Brian Schweitzer in January 2011 and reappointed by Gov. Steve Bullock in January 2013. She provides the overall leadership to the banking division, which is responsible for the supervision of all state-chartered banks and state-chartered credit unions. These institutions have combined assets of more than $29 billion. In addition, the division licenses and examines more than 500 non-bank financial entities including mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and mortgage brokers, consumer loan companies, sales finance companies, deferred deposit lenders and escrow businesses. The division is responsible for processing all consumer complaints by Montanans against regulated and unregulated providers of financial services. Hall obtained her bachelor's degree in economics from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., and her Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, La. She serves on the board of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and is the chair of the CSBS Education Foundation Board.