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About us

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions.

CFPB leadership

View the Bureau structure chart to see how we're organized.

Kathy Kraninger headshot


Kathy Kraninger

Kathy Kraninger serves as the director for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Deputy Director

Tom Pahl

Bio coming soon.

Strategy and budget

We work for the American public. We publish our strategy and budget so you can understand our priorities.

Engage in our work

We actively seek opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts, third-party vendors, and other external stakeholders to help inform our policy work, stay on top of emerging trends, and build effective programs to support our mission.


We are always looking for talented individuals who want to do meaningful work for consumers. And we strive to create a workplace that supports and develops them.

Diversity and inclusion

Respect for diversity and inclusion, both in our own workforce and those we work with, is embedded in our core values and integral to helping us achieve our mission.