The American Financial Services Association, the 102-year-old primary trade association for the consumer credit industry, announced a leadership transition plan.
William “Bill” M. Himpler, executive vice president of federal government affairs, has been named president-elect, effective Nov. 1. He will then take over for president and CEO Christopher “Chris” S. Stinebert on April 1. Following the transition, Stinebert will remain with the association as assistant to the president until the end of 2019.
AFSA also announced the election of Joshua “Josh” C. Johnson as chairman of the association’s board of directors. Dale Jones has replaced him as chairman-elect and James “Tom” T. Hudgins has replaced Jones as vice chairman and treasurer.