Director, Southern Region
Keith Morton serves as the Regional Director for the NCUA’s Southern Region, which is headquartered in Austin, Texas. As Regional Director, Mr. Morton oversees the examination and supervision of all federally insured credit unions in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Mr. Morton's career began in December 1986 as a field examiner in Washington, D.C. He was also a Problem Case Officer before moving into management in 1994. He spent nearly eight years in management roles in then-Region II (Alexandria, Virginia) as a Supervisory Examiner, Director of Special Actions, and Director of Supervision before joining the Western Region as Associate Regional Director in 2002. Additionally, he served as president of the NCUA’s Asset Management and Assistance Center from 2016 until 2023.
A native of Silver Spring, Maryland, Mr. Morton holds an accounting degree from Frostburg State College.