Commissioner (Interim)

Darryle Rude

Darryle Rude began his career with the Utah Department of Financial Institutions in 1989 when he started as an examiner. He served as the Supervisor of Banks (1999-2002) and the Supervisor of Industrial Banks (2002-2014) until he was appointed Chief Examiner and joined the Executive Leadership team of the Department.


In his 33 years with the Department, Darryle has received extensive training in the field of financial institution regulation through partnerships with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Federal Reserve Bank and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, as well as the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors and other western states giving him an invaluable perspective on regulatory matters and the challenges financial institutions face.


Darryle has represented the Department on various state government committees, including the Utah Money Management Council. Currently he serves on the CSBS Education Foundation and State Supervisory Processes Committees.


Darryle graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Management and attended the Utah Department of Human Resource Management’s Certified Public Manager Program. He enjoys golfing, skiing and any other excuse to get outdoors. He is blessed with a wonderful family consisting of his wife Sheila and their two adult children.