January 19, 2022 Exchequer Club Meeting

Chairman Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Gary Gensler was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden to Chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 3, 2021, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 14, 2021, and sworn into office on April 17, 2021. Before joining the SEC, Gensler was professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, co-director of MIT’s Fintech@CSAIL, and senior advisor to the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative. From 2017-2019, he...

December 15, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Congressman Patrick McHenry is serving his ninth term as the representative for North Carolina's 10th Congressional District which comprises all or parts of eight counties in North Carolina, from the suburbs of Charlotte on Lake Norman to the Piedmont Triad region on the Virginia border. In the 116th Congress, Congressman McHenry was elected as the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, a committee he has served on since he was elected to Congress. In the 117th Congress, he continues to...

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...

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.

September 15, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Michael J. Hsu, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Mr. Hsu became Acting Comptroller of the Currency on May 10, 2021, upon his designation as First Deputy Comptroller by Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen pursuant to her authority under 12 USC 4. As Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Mr. Hsu is the administrator of the federal banking system and chief executive officer of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The OCC ensures that the federal banking system operates in a safe and sound...

July 21, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Ylan Q. Mui, Senior Congressional Correspondent, CNBC, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Ylan Q. Mui is CNBC’s Senior Congressional Correspondent based at the network’s bureau in Washington, D.C., reporting on Capitol Hill and economic policy. She also plays a key role covering the power struggle between Big Tech and Washington as they continue to debate on Capitol Hill. Her reporting appears on television and CNBC’s digital platforms. Mui joined CNBC in February 2017 as a reporter focusing primarily on economic and regulatory policy. Prior to CNBC, Mui spent nearly 15 years...

June 23, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Robert W. Cook, President and CEO of FINRA, and Chairman of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Cook served as the Director of the Division of Trading and Markets of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Under his direction, the Division's professionals were responsible for regulatory policy and oversight with respect to broker-dealers, securities exchanges and markets, clearing agencies and FINRA. In addition, the Division reviewed and acted on proposed rule filings from self-regulatory organizations, including the securities exchanges and FINRA,...

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...

April 28, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Garry Reeder, Chief Executive Officer, American Fintech Council, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Garry Reeder has worked to advance consumer protection and innovation in the financial system from key roles in government, nonprofit, and private sector organizations. At the U.S. Treasury, Garry was a member of the original team charged with staffing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and setting its strategic, operational, and policy priorities. In addition to serving as the CFPB’s Chief of Staff, he envisioned and helped develop the CFPB’s Project Catalyst program focused on fostering consumer-friendly...

March 17, 2021 Exchequer Club Meeting

Karen Shaw Petrou, Managing Partner, Federal Financial Analytics and author of Engine of Inequality: The Fed and the Future of Wealth in America, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Karen Shaw Petrou is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Federal Financial Analytics, Inc., a privately-held company that since 1985 has provided analytical and advisory services on legislative, regulatory, and public-policy issues affecting financial services companies doing business in the U.S. and abroad. Petrou is a frequent speaker on topics affecting the financial services industry. In addition to testifying before the U.S....