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Albert Forkner

Albert Forkner

State Banking Commissioner Wyoming Division of Banking


Albert Forkner was appointed to head the Wyoming Division of Banking as State Banking Commissioner in 2012. In this role, Forkner is responsible for the supervision and regulation of all state-chartered banks, independent trust companies, licensed non-depository financial entities operating, and the newly created blockchain/crypto-friendly Special Purpose Depository Institution in Wyoming.

Mr. Forkner has over 21 years with the Wyoming Division of Banking. Prior to serving as commissioner, he was the deputy banking commissioner at the Division, a position he held for four years. His experience also includes chief examiner and senior bank examiner at the Division, and a commercial and real estate loan officer. He served as the chairman of the board of directors for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors during 2017-2018.

Mr. Forkner received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Wyoming and he is a graduate of Cannon Financial Institute and the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.

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