October 19, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Richard Hunt, Founder of The HuntGroupDC, will be our guest speaker at the October 19, 2022 Exchequer Club meeting. Richard Hunt is the founder of The HuntGroupDC. Based on his unique blend of Congressional, industry and policy experience, Richard is widely recognized as one of Washington’s most influential experts on financial services and banking policies and their impacts on American consumers. Hunt represented the nation’s largest financial institutions for 13 years as CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, one of the nation’s most powerful trade associations, working directly with top executives of Fortune 100 companies. He also served as the voice of...

September 21 Exchequer Club Meeting

Rohit Chopra, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Rohit Chopra is Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB is a unit of the Federal Reserve System charged with protecting families and honest businesses from illegal practices by financial institutions, and ensuring that markets for consumer financial products and services are fair, transparent, and competitive. As Director, Chopra is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Financial Stability Oversight Council. In 2018, Chopra was unanimously confirmed by the...

July 20, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Victoria Guida, Economics Reporter, Politico, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Victoria Guida is an economics reporter covering the Federal Reserve, the Treasury Department and the broader economy. She has spent her Washington career writing about bank regulations, monetary policy and trade negotiations. A Dallas native, she graduated from the University of Missouri with a double major in journalism and political science.

May 18, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Bryan Corbett, President and CEO, Managed Funds Association, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Bryan Corbett is MFA’s President and CEO. He is a veteran of Washington and Wall Street. Previously, he was a senior executive at The Carlyle Group, most recently as Managing Director in the Corporate Private Equity segment and Head of the firm’s OneCarlyle Global Investment Resources Group. In this role, Mr. Corbett and his team provided strategic and operational support to investment teams and portfolio companies across segments. For the first half of his Carlyle tenure, Mr. Corbett managed...

April 20, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Laurie Schaffer, Principal Deputy General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Laurie Schaffer is currently serving as the Principal Deputy General Counsel at the Treasury Department, having previously served as Treasury acting general counsel from January 2021 through February 2022.  In that role, she was the chief legal officer at Treasury overseeing the work of the General Counsel’s office on the debt limit, implementation of Treasury’s pandemic programs established in the American Rescue Plan, various tax regulations, OFAC sanctions work, CFIUS transactions, etc.  Prior to joining Treasury,...

March 16, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Eric J. Pan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investment Company Institute, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Eric J. Pan is the president and chief executive officer of the Investment Company Institute. He took office as the 10th chief executive in ICI’s history on November 9, 2020. Pan was previously a managing director of Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC, an international economic policy advisory firm in Washington, DC, and a senior research fellow at the Center for Law and Economic Studies at Columbia Law School in New York. Pan served as the director of...

November 17, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Mike Allen, Co-Founder, Axios, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Mike Allen is a co-founder of Axios.  Allen oversees all Axios’ editorial coverage and writes the flagship daily newsletters, Axios AM and Axios PM.  Allen is also an executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning docu-news series, “Axios on HBO.” Under his leadership, Axios was listed as one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies 2018” and announced as Washington Business Journal’s “2021 Fastest Growing Companies.”  Also, Vanity Fair named Allen to its 2011, 2012 and 2018 “New Establishment” lists.  Prior to Axios,...

October 20, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

John W. Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Conference of State Bank Supervisors, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. John Ryan has served as President and CEO of CSBS since 2011 and previously was Executive Vice President (2003-2011) and Assistant Vice President of Legislative Affairs (1997-2003). John also led the financial services consulting practice at a public affairs firm, and worked on the U.S. House Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs committee. He has a B.A. in political science and economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

May 19, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Manuel P. Alvarez, Commissioner, California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Manuel P. Alvarez was appointed Commissioner of the California Department of Business Oversight by Governor Gavin Newsom on March 28, 2019. He was sworn in on May 13, 2019. He led the department in its transition to the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) with the signing of AB 1864 by Governor Newsom on September 25, 2020, and currently presides as its Commissioner. Mr. Alvarez had been general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary...