February 15, 2023 Exchequer Club Meeting

Graham Steele, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Graham Steele serves as the Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  He is an expert on financial regulation and financial institutions, with more than a decade of experience working at the highest levels of law and policy in Washington, D.C. Graham was previously the director of the Corporations and Society Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business, a research initiative that examines issues at the intersection of markets, business,...

January 18, 2023 Exchequer Club Meeting

Esther L. George, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Esther L. George is president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She represents the Tenth District on the Federal Open Market Committee, which has authority over U.S. monetary policy. Prior to her appointment as president on Oct. 1, 2011, she had been the Bank's chief operating officer since August 2009. In 2022, she is a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee. As CEO of...

December 7, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Senator Cynthia Lummis, (R-WY), will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Cynthia Lummis was sworn into the United States Senate on January 3, 2021, becoming the first woman to serve as United States Senator from the great State of Wyoming. Born on a cattle ranch in Laramie County, Senator Lummis has spent her entire career fighting for Wyoming families, communities, businesses and values. From the halls of the Wyoming House to the halls of the U.S. House, her time in public service has always been focused on advocating for Wyoming’s future. First elected to...

November 16 Exchequer Club Meeting

Adrienne A. Harris, Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Adrienne A. Harris was nominated to lead the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) by Governor Kathy Hochul in August, 2021 and confirmed by the New York State Senate on January 25, 2022. Superintendent Harris began her career as an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City representing a number of U.S. and non-U.S. based corporations in various forms of litigation and regulatory matters, before accepting a position at the United States...

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,...

Future Speakers

February 21, 2024 - The Honorable Michelle W. Bowman, Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve Board March 20, 2024 - Michael Bright, President, Structured Finance Association April 17, 2024 - Dr. David Sampson, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Property Casualty Insurance Association May 15, 2024 - Michael J. Hsu, Acting Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency