Henson joins CUNA as Associate Director of Advocacy

WASHINGTON, DC (February 27, 2015) — Robert Henson has joined the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) as Associate Director of Advocacy.

Henson joins CUNA from the office of Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) where he served as legislative assistant on tax policy and financial services issues.  Prior to working for Senator Begich, Henson was a Presidential Management Fellow at the Federal Housing Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

In his role at CUNA, Henson will be responsible for managing CUNA’s relationships with Democrats in the United States Senate on a variety of key issues including data and cyber security, regulatory relief, tax and consumer matters.

“I am very excited to have Robert join CUNA’s Advocacy team; his background will help CUNA in a multitude of ways,” said Ryan Donovan, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer. “He’ll be in constant contact with Senate Democrats regarding all legislative activity that impacts credit unions on behalf of CUNA and its members.”

Henson has a law degree from Indiana University’s Mauer School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University.

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