[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/03/30/art.steeleseal0330.gi.jpg caption="Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele was recently elected chairman of the RNC."]
WASHINGTON (CNN) – A veteran employee of the Republican National Committee is leaving the organization, a spokesman confirmed to CNN.
RNC chief financial officer Jay Banning, who has been with the committee for 33 years, is resigning. No reason for the resignation was given.
Banning's departure comes as new RNC chair Michael Steele continues to shake up the organization and revamp its operations after a thorough internal review.
Banning's resignation was first reported by Roll Call.