Chartwell Foresight Parent Company MVB Financial Corp. Names Former Long-Time California Department of Business Oversight Commissioner, Jan L. Owen, as Director

  • Posted on Oct 22, 2022

October 19, 2022

FAIRMONT, W.Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of Chartwell Foresight’s parent company, MVB Financial Corp, (Nasdaq: MVBF) has announced the appointment of Jan L. Owen as a Member of the Board.

From 2013 to 2019, Owen served as the Commissioner of California’s Department of Business Oversight, which is now known as the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI), which oversees money transmitters, banks and other financial services providers in California.  Prior to that, she served as Commissioner of the California Department of Corporations.

Of Chartwell Foresight, Owen said “I have known of Chartwell for a long time and they’re a game-changer in the world of fintech compliance and licensing. Moreover, they’re not just your run-of-the-mill compliance business: their Chartwell Futures talent and culture development services, honed from years of cultivating their own workforce, solve for a new paradigm of how to keep increasingly remote workforces aligned, retained, and motivated.”

Since 2019, Owen has been a senior advisor in the Financial Services Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and is based in the Sacramento, Calif., office.  Since 2020, she has been a member of Kraken Bank’s Board of Directors, and since 2019, she has served on the Advisory Boards of Radicle Impact and Jiko.

Owen augments Chartwell’s distinguished list of former state and federal regulators and law enforcement professionals:

Chartwell Staff MemberPrior EmploymentIn the Role of
Daniel LeeColorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

US Department of the Treasury FinCEN
Financial Services Regulator

Federal Bank Examiner
Dennis Lormel Federal Bureau of InvestigationChief of Financial Crimes and Terrorist Financing Sections
Eric Gagnon State of Vermont

State of Florida
Financial Examiner

Area Financial Manager
John Laramie, CAMS Washington Department of Financial Institutions Financial Examiner
Julio Prada, CAMS, CTA, CAMLS, CEM California Department of Banking Assistant Deputy Commissioner and Portfolio Manager
Karen TingleyState of Michigan Department of Insurance & Financial Services

Money Transmitter Regulatory Association

State of Michigan Department of Insurance & Financial Services
Financial Institution Manager

Board Member

Examiner in Charge
Monica Morales, CAMS, CFE Office of the Harris County District Attorney. Houston, TXCertified Fraud Examiner
Petra Hrachova Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CitySenior Assistant Bank Examiner
Robert Pasley, J.D., CAMS Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Assistant Director of the Enforcement and Compliance Division
Russ Morin, CAMS State of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Regulatory, Division of Banking

Special Investigator
Shannon Rice Washington Department of Financial Institutions Program Specialist
Xazel Garcia Texas Department of Banking Regulator