President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
- J. Mark McWatters – Member, Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
J. Mark McWatters, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
J. Mark McWatters is a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board, a position to which he was appointed in August 2014. Previously, he served as the Director of Graduate Programs and as an adjunct professor at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law from 2011 to 2014. Mr. McWatters was also an adjunct professor at SMU’s Cox School of Business from 2009 to 2014. He served on the Governing Board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the Advisory Committee of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund from 2012 to 2014. From December 2009 to April 2011, Mr. McWatters was a member of the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel. He served as counsel to Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. McWatters was a tax and corporate counsel at HBK Capital Management LP. He was a partner at Patton Boggs LLP and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, a partner and associate at Hughes & Luce LLP, and an associate with McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore LLP. He served as a judicial clerk for Judge Walter Ely of the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1982 to 1983. Mr. McWatters received a B.B.A. from Texas Christian University, an M.B.A. from Michigan State University, a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, an L.L.M. from Columbia University School of Law, and an L.L.M. from the New York University School of Law (Taxation). Mr. McWatters is also a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.