Mary is senior vice president and deputy general counsel for the Credit Union National Association in Washington, DC. Mary currently leads CUNA's Regulatory Advocacy Department, which is comprised of three attorneys in addition to her. In this capacity, she presents credit union interests before the National Credit Union Administration, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies.
Mary is responsible for correspondence with government agencies, including all regulatory comment letters CUNA files. She ensures that credit union regulatory developments are communicated to CUNA members on a timely basis through such publications as CUNA's RegWatch, a biweekly electronic newsletter. She is a frequent speaker at CUNA and league meetings. Mary is chief staff liaison to CUNA's Examination and Supervision Subcommittee and to the CUNA Federal Credit Union Subcommittee; she is also a liaison to the CUNA Governmental Affairs Committee.
Tom is a senior capital markets specialist working in the Division of Capital and Credit Markets at NCUA. His work experience includes various roles in financial services including accounting, financial reporting, treasury and investment operations, market risk and project management. Tom's experience in large banking operations include various financial and risk support roles at Merrill Lynch, Salomon Bros, Westpac Bank, Bankers Trust and ING Barings before further diversifying his work experience in the Washington, DC area working in management positions at both The World Bank Group and Fannie Mae. In his role at Fannie Mae, Tom was vice president in the finance division responsible for all accounting, financial reporting and analysis related to debt issuance, derivatives, mortgage securities and treasury businesses.
Bill Hampel is the senior vice president of research and policy analysis and chief economist for the Credit Union National Association in Washington, DC. The research and policy analysis department maintains a comprehensive financial database on credit unions and does a variety of research on financial and economic issues of interest to the credit union movement.
Additionally, Bill writes economic analysis columns that appear in several credit union publications. An expert on the economy and credit union issues, he is regularly interviewed by the media for stories appearing on national news outlets.
Emily Moré Hollis, CFA
Emily has served as a principal of ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC, since the company was established in 1995. Under her leadership, the company has steadily grown to a client base of more than 110 financial institutions representing more than $113 billion in assets. A well-known figure in the investment community and a renowned expert in asset/liability management, Ms. Hollis is a popular speaker at industry functions. Speaking engagements have included sessions for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Callahan & Associates, CUNA & Affiliates, the National Association of Federal Credit Unions and the National Center for Credit Unions, as well as for a number of corporate credit unions.
In her 22 years within the industry, Ms. Hollis was vice president for Kidder Peabody Asset Management; chief investment officer for Southwest Corporate FCU; and an investment trader for a New York Stock Exchange Company, responsible for executing trades for the firm's fixed-income and foreign receivable portfolios. Her experience includes managing a $6 billion fixed-income investment portfolio, and investing in foreign currency options and derivatives.