CRREA Project Team
CRREA Project is led by Diane E. Thompson, an Open Society Foundations’ Leadership in Government Fellow. Open Society-U.S. awards individual grants to former senior-level government officials and staff who have played a significant role in advancing social change.
Diane works closely with consumer advocates, policymakers, academics, and others to transfer knowledge about effective regulatory advocacy across these communities.
OSF Leadership in Government Fellow
Former CFPB Deputy Assistant Director of Regulations
My goal is economic advancement by strengthening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as an accountable and effective democratic institution, with inclusive and informed public engagement in its regulatory work, particularly from low-income communities and communities of color.
Kate Muñoz is the former chief of staff of the Office of Regulations at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In several different roles over seven years at the agency, she developed expertise in the Bureau’s authorities and operations.
Kate is a Senior Attorney with the DC Board of Elections. She is also an organizational development consultant and leadership coach at Kate Muñoz Consulting.