- Rhoshunda Kelly
- Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance
- Interim Commissioner
Rhoshunda Kelly is the interim commissioner for the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance. She has more than 19 years of regulatory experience and began her career with the department as a bank examiner trainee. As a field examiner, Kelly served as examiner-in-charge and relationship manager of community banks. She served as the director of bank supervision, responsible for effective supervision and examination processes for all Mississippi state-chartered banks and credit unions. In 2014, Kelly was appointed deputy commissioner. In this capacity, she was responsible for the supervisory oversight of bank and non-bank activities (including mortgage and consumer finance industries), the implementation of new legislation/regulation, effective coordination of examination policies and practices between the state and federal regulators and the review of all merger, acquisition and de novo activity. Kelly received her Bachelor of Science in business with a concentration in banking and finance from Mississippi State University. She is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and an honor graduate of the American Bankers Association Graduate Trust School. Kelly is a Certified Public Manager and a Certified Examinations Manager. Kelly is active in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), serving on the CSBS board of directors, state supervisory processes committee, non-depository supervisory committee, finance, compensation and benefits committee, and the performance standards committee.