September 24, 2020 Exchequer Club Meeting

Gerald F. Seib, Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Gerald F. Seib is the executive Washington editor for The Wall Street Journal. He was previously the Washington bureau chief, overseeing the Journal’s news and analysis from Washington. He also developed the digital edition of the Washington bureau that includes his own column and commentaries, a real-time version of Washington Wire and other features and columns. Mr. Seib appears regularly on networks such as CNBC, Fox Business Network, CNN and the BBC as a commentator...

May 20, 2020 Exchequer Club Meeting

Bimal Patel, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club meeting on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Bimal Patel was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions on June 27, 2019. Previously, Mr. Patel served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Mr. Patel is responsible for leading policy formulation on financial institutions, insurance, financial technology, cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection, financial stability, and financial regulation. Prior to joining Treasury, Mr. Patel was a Partner and Head of the Financial Advisory and Regulation Practice...

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...

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...

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...

March 20, 2019 Luncheon Meeting

Richard H. Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Managed Funds Association, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Richard H. Baker is MFA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, a role he assumed in February 2008. He was previously a member of the U.S. House Of Representatives, serving Louisiana’s Sixth Congressional District since 1986. Mr. Baker was a member of the House Financial Services Committee and was Chairman of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets for 12 years. He is recognized as an expert on securities, insurance and housing finance. He was first elected to...

October 17, 2018 Luncheon Meeting

Joseph M. Otting, Comptroller of the Currency, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Joseph M. Otting was sworn in as the 31st Comptroller of the Currency on November 27, 2017. The Comptroller of the Currency is the administrator of the federal banking system and chief officer of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The OCC supervises nearly 1,400 national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banks operating in the United States. The mission of the OCC is to ensure that national banks and federal...

May 16, 2018 Luncheon Meeting

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Chair, House Financial Services Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives, will be our guest speaker at the Exchequer Club luncheon on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. As the Congressman from the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri, Blaine is committed to representing the interests of the hard-working people by being a strong voice for them in Washington, D.C. Blaine, 64, represents the 13 counties that make up the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri. Blaine, a native of St. Elizabeth, Mo., has lived in the district with his family for four generations and he operates a 160-acre farm there....