March 18, 2020 Exchequer Club Meeting

Dr. Mark A. Calabria, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Dr. Calabria, nominated by President Trump in January 2019, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in as Director of FHFA in April 2019. Prior to joining FHFA, Dr. Calabria was Chief Economist for Vice President Mike Pence, handling all economic policy issues with a focus on taxes, trade, manufacturing, financial services, and labor and housing. Immediately prior to his service with Vice President Pence, he spent eight years as Director of Financial Regulation Studies at...

February 19, 2020 Exchequer Club Meeting

Kimberly A. Reed, President and Chairman, Export-Import Bank of the United States, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Kimberly A. Reed was sworn in as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) on May 9, 2019. She is the first woman and first West Virginian to lead EXIM, an independent federal agency that supports American jobs – nearly 1.5 million jobs in all 50 states over the past decade – by facilitating the export of U.S. goods and services. Reed has...

January 15, 2020 Luncheon Meeting

Rodney E. Hood, Chairman, National Credit Union Administration, will be our guest at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. President Donald J. Trump nominated Rodney E. Hood for the NCUA Board on January 19, 2019. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on March 14, 2019, and he took the oath of office on April 8, 2019, and was designated as the eleventh NCUA Chairman by President Trump. As NCUA Board Chairman, Mr. Hood also serves as a voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. He also represents the NCUA on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and the...

November 20, 2019 Exchequer Club Meeting

Edward J. DeMarco, President, Housing Policy Council, will be our guest at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Ed DeMarco is President of the Housing Policy Council. Prior to joining HPC in June 2017, Ed was a senior fellow in residence at the Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets. From 2009 to 2014, Ed was acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), where he served as the conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and regulator of those companies and the Federal Home Loan Banks. He has been named HousingWire Magazine’s Person of the Year for his...

October 16, 2019 Exchequer Club Meeting

Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Jelena McWilliams was sworn in as the 21st Chairman of the FDIC on June 5, 2018. She serves a six-year term on the FDIC Board of Directors, and is designated as Chairman for a term of five years. Ms. McWilliams was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. At Fifth Third Bank she served as a member of the executive management team and numerous bank committees...

September 18, 2019 Exchequer Club Meeting

Judith Erwin, Chief Executive Officer, Grasshopper Bank N.A., will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Judith has been in commercial banking for 35 years with the most recent 20 years focused in venture banking and the venture capital ecosystem, first in the San Francisco Bay Area and then in New York City for the past 10 years. Currently Judith is the founding CEO for the first digital commercial bank in the US, Grasshopper Bank N.A. Judith’s career journey began in 1982 after graduating from college. 1982 was a time of...

July 17, 2019 Exchequer Club Meeting

Kathy Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Kathy Kraninger became Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in December, 2018. From her early days as a Peace Corps volunteer, to her role establishing the Department of Homeland Security, to her policy work at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to the CFPB, Director Kraninger has dedicated her career to public service. Director Kraninger came to the CFPB from the Office of Management and Budget, where as a Policy Associate Director she oversaw the budgets for...

June 19, 2019 Exchequer Club Lunch

Brian Brooks, Chief Legal Officer, CoinBase, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Brian Brooks is Chief Legal Officer of Coinbase, an $8 billion Silicon Valley startup that is one of the largest digital currency platforms in the world. At Coinbase, Brian is responsible for the company’s legal, compliance, internal audit, government relations, and global intelligence groups. Brian is deeply involved in the financial technology sector, serving as a member of the board of directors of Avant Inc., a major marketplace lending and technology platform company; a founding advisor of...

May 15, 2019 Luncheon Meeting

Briget Polichene is Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of International Bankers. The IIB’s mission is to help resolve the many special legislative, regulatory, tax and compliance issues confronting internationally headquartered financial institutions that engage in banking, securities and insurance activities in the United States. Collectively, the U.S. operations of internationally headquartered banks contribute significantly to the U.S. economy and to the depth, liquidity and vitality of the U.S. financial markets. Prior to joining the IIB on April 23, 2018, Briget was Vice President and Head of Federal Government Relations at MetLife, where she developed and executed MetLife’s...

Future Speakers

February 19, 2020 - Kimberly A. Reed, President and Chairman, Export-Import Bank of the United States March 18, 2020 - Mark Calabria, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency April 15, 2020 - Heath Tarbert, Chairman and Chief Executive, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission May 20, 2020 - Bimal Patel, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury