Faith Lleva Anderson is Senior Vice President & General Counsel for American Airlines Federal Credit Union headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. The credit union has over $9.5 billion in assets with over 330,000 members, and 47 branches located in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Anderson oversees legal, compliance, anti-money laundering, government relations, vendor management and board governance.
Anderson is currently Chair of CUNA’s Compliance & Risk Council and Chair of Cornerstone Credit Union League’s Regulatory Engagement Committee. She has served on the CFPB’s Credit Union Advisory Council where she was also the Subcommittee Chair of the Card, Payment and Deposit Markets Subcommittee. In 2017, she testified before the House of Representatives’ Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee at a hearing titled Examining the BSA/AML Regulatory Compliance Regime and participated in Treasury’s Roundtable meeting with credit unions. She has served on CUNA’s Consumer Protection Subcommittee and as its Vice Chair.
Anderson has served as Chair for the American Bar Association Business Law’s Committee on Credit Unions. She testified at a HMDA hearing before Federal Reserve Board Governor Elizabeth Duke. Anderson also served a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) representing credit unions where she also chaired its Depository & Delivery Systems Committee. She has spoken to various groups including compliance officers, CEOs, board members and attorneys regarding regulatory, board, vendor management, legal, compliance and DEI issues.
Prior to joining American Airlines Credit Union, Anderson was in private practice in Wisconsin. She was also a former Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and also served as a staff attorney to the chief bankruptcy judge there.
Anderson holds a Juris Doctor from Marquette University where she was also a member of the Marquette Law Review. She holds a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Wisconsin.