An Insider's Look at the 2020 Election

Briefing Call

Thursday, November 5, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
Category: Briefing Calls

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Our country just experienced one of the most watched and contentious elections in our nation’s history. Who  won, who lost and what does it mean for the financial services and creditors rights industry. 

NCBA is proud to offer a complimentary member briefing presented by our seasoned DC consultants breaking down what the results mean and what industry advocacy efforts may look like over the next months and years ahead. 

With so much at stake, this is a member benefit briefing you will not want to miss. 


John Anderson, Rich Feuer Anderson

John Anderson brings over 20 years of high-level experience in federal government affairs to RFA. Prior to joining the firm, John was Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Public Policy Americas division, where he was responsible for managing external advocacy and working with Congress and federal financial regulators on legislative and regulatory matters impacting the bank and its clients. He helped formulate Credit Suisse’s government affairs strategy and managed the firm’s Dodd-Frank implementation plan.

John previously served as Managing Director of government affairs at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). He also served as Vice President of the Securities Industry Association, which merged with the Bond Market Association in 2006 to form SIFMA. In 2003, he was named Head of Government Affairs for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and opened the organization’s first Washington, DC-based office.

Earlier in his career, John was a senior policy advisor to U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), a senior member serving on the Senate Banking, Budget and Finance Committees. He acted as staff liaison to the Senate Banking Committee and was Senator Crapo’s top advisor for budget, energy, tax, transportation and trade issues. Among other issues, he worked on major financial services legislation, regulatory policy matters, and nominations. John also worked in the House of Representatives for the Honorable Jack Metcalf (R-WA), and began his career on Capitol Hill working for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Jared Sawyer, Rich Feuer Anderson

Jared Sawyer is widely regarded as a financial services policy expert on issues related to prudential banking regulation, consumer financial protection, insurance, cybersecurity, and fintech.

Prior to joining RFA, he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury. At Treasury, he managed and directed the operations of the Office of Financial Institutions, the Federal Insurance Office, and the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection. He served on the leadership team for Treasury’s public policy reports and served as a senior member of Treasury’s housing finance working group. Further, he was the project and policy lead in the drafting and publication of the 2017 Treasury Executive Order Report on Asset Management and Insurance, and led Treasury’s work to complete and sign the U.S. – E.U. Covered Agreement for Insurance and Reinsurance.

Before joining Treasury, Jared served in senior policy roles on the Senate Banking Committee and House Financial Services Committee. At the Senate Banking Committee, he served Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) on two separate occasions as counsel and senior counsel managing an issues portfolio of prudential regulation, consumer credit, and FinTech. In the House, he managed and directed the operations of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit as former Chairman Randy Neugebauer’s (R-TX) designee and lead policy advisor.

Prior to government service, Jared worked for Citigroup as Vice President, Legislative Analyst for Citi’s government affairs team based in Washington, D.C. There he focused his work on state legislatures, state attorneys general and governors.

Amanda Slater, Rich Feuer Anderson

Prior to joining RFA, Amanda was Senior Director, US Government Relations at Visa Inc., where she led the company's democratic strategy and engagement. In her role at Visa, Amanda managed the company's work on a range of issues including financial services, technology, tax, and privacy.

Before joining Visa, Amanda served in several policy roles for moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill.  Most recently, Amanda was senior policy advisor for Senator Tom Carper (D-DE).  In this capacity Amanda staffed the Senator on the Senate Finance Committee on trade issues and on various matters before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.  In addition to leading the Senator’s work on trade, she managed the banking and corporate governance portfolio, focusing on Dodd-Frank implementation.

Amanda also served as a senior advisor to Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), where she was his primary liaison for his work on the House Committee on Financial Services during the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  In her role, Amanda also served as his primary representative with the New Democrat Coalition and helped support his work on the House Rules Committee.  She began her career in public service as a legislative assistant to Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher (D-CA).

Prior to working on Capitol Hill, Amanda worked for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, where she represented the Association before House and Senate Democrats on a broad range of financial services issues.

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