NAFCU names Greg Mesack senior vice president, government affairs
WASHINGTON, DC (September 17, 2021) — The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions announced today the hiring of Gregory Mesack as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs. He brings over two decades of experience in financial services policy advocacy.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Greg to the NAFCU team; his extensive experience advocating on behalf of multifaceted companies to policymakers and regulators will allow him to hit the ground running on behalf of our members,” said Dan Berger, NAFCU’s President & CEO. “As Congress and the Administration continues to work on policies to facilitate an economic recovery, I’m confident that Greg’s extensive experience will allow him to effectively advocate the credit union difference to policymakers and continue to build on our successes.”
As the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Mesack will lead the association’s legislative, political, regulatory, compliance assistance, research and economic divisions. In the past, Mesack has been named one of the top lobbyists by The Hill newspaper.
Mesack joins NAFCU from the law and lobbying firm of Gray Robinson where he advocated on behalf of clients to policymakers and regulators. Prior to that he was at Eris Group where he was Managing Director and Partner. His clients have included the Mortgage Bankers Association, Financial Services Institute, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, TransUnion, PayPal, Western Union, and Nike. Previously, Mesack was Vice President of Government Affairs for America’s Community Bankers. Before joining the private sector, Mesack worked on Capitol Hill where he advised several members of Congress.
Mesack holds a master’s of business administration degree from the George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Miami University.
The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions is the only national trade association focusing exclusively on federal issues affecting the nation’s federally-insured credit unions. NAFCU membership is direct and provides credit unions with the best in federal advocacy, education and compliance assistance. For more information on NAFCU, go to www.nafcu.org or @NAFCU on Twitter.