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Nina Nichols, Deputy Director

Division of Accounting and Financial Standards (DAFS) 

Nina Nichols is the Deputy Director of the Division of Accounting and Financial Standards (DAFS) at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). As the Deputy Director of DAFS, Nichols is responsible for accounting policy, identifying financial institution trends and best practices, engaging with external standard-setters, providing guidance on financial crimes and fraud risk, and refining reporting standards.

Nichols joined FHFA in 2012 as Assistant Deputy Director in the Division of Enterprise Regulation (DER) and subsequently served as Deputy Director of DER. Prior to FHFA, she was a Senior Vice President at JP Morgan Chase, heading the global anti-money laundering function. Previously she held a variety of positions at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, including Assistant Director of Compliance in the Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation.

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