Banker Mike Pate is a longtime public servant with a passion for industry advocacy.
ABA announced today that Rob Engstrom has joined the organization as chief political strategist.
The American Bankers Association continued its call to Congress and policymakers to “unleash America’s potential” with a print ad in the Washington Post today.
For Ken Johnson, success in advocacy starts with sharing stories.
During the summer of 2017, bankers have hosted 57 events that bring their senators and representatives into the bank to meet employees and learn about the regulatory challenges banks are facing.
The week ahead is expected to be a busy one for financial reform in Washington, D.C.
Jay Jenkins’ recipe for advocacy success: start early, engage locally and keep it bipartisan.
The biggest obstacle in the way of banks’ ability to create jobs and grow the economy is a framework of overly prescriptive rules and “one-size-fits-all” regulations, ABA Chairman Dorothy Savarese wrote in a Fox Business op-ed today.
If passed, the Financial Choice Act will serve as a “deregulatory life preserver” for community banking institutions, said the bill’s architect, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), in remarks at the American Bankers Association’s Government Relations Summit this morning.