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A new post for McWatters?
At the start of 2017, J. Mark McWatters was a junior member of the National Credit Union Administration board. As 2018 nears, he serves as NCUA chairman and is reportedly on President Trump's short list to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. While CUs have long had a tumultuous relationship with the bureau, senior figures from across the movement reacted positively to the news that McWatters might take the helm at CFPB. The following are a few of those responses.

This story was updated at 1:18 P.M. on Dec. 29, 2017