Consumer bureau's deputy director heading for exit

Date was brought on before the bureau officially opened its doors, tapped by CFPB architect — and current senator-elect — Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenMulvaney aims to cement CFPB legacy by ensuring successor's confirmation Trump calls Nevada Dem Senate candidate 'Wacky Jacky,' renews 'Pocahontas' jab at Warren On The Money — Sponsored by Prudential — Trump floats tariffs on European cars | Nikki Haley slams UN report on US poverty | Will tax law help GOP? It's a mystery MORE to help lead its markets team. Date also took over as de facto head of the agency after Warren left but before current Director Richard Cordray had been recess appointed to head the bureau.

Date came to the bureau after spending time in the financial sector, including stints at Deutsche Bank and Capital One. Howard said Date had no specific plans for what would come after his January departure from the new watchdog.

"His legacy is a consumer bureau grounded in data-driven analysis, market-based pragmatism and the real-world experiences of American consumers," Howard said. "A former commercial banker and Wall Street executive, Raj has no current plans for his career after the CFPB, other than to spend more time with his family."