Courtney C. Geduldig returned to the Forum as Managing Director, Head of Federal Government Relations and Chief Counsel in December 2010. She joins the Forum from the Office of Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) where she served as the Senator’s Chief Financial Counsel. In that capacity, she advised the Senator on issues relating to financial markets, housing, banking, taxes, manufacturing, and international trade finance. Courtney played a key role in drafting and advising Senator Corker on the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.”
From 2005-2007, Courtney served as Senior Vice President for Government Relations at the Financial Services Forum. She also spent two years at the United States Department of the Treasury as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Banking and Finance. Her duties included advising the Treasury Secretary and all sub-Cabinet officers on congressional relations policy in the areas of domestic banking and finance, and serving as the contact and coordinator of all departmental contacts with Congress for domestic banking and finance.
Courtney also previously served as the Director of Government Relations for the Consumer Bankers Association, a trade association focusing on retail banking issues on Capitol Hill and in the regulatory agencies. CBA member institutions are the leaders in consumer financial services, including most of the nation’s largest bank holding companies as well as regional and super community banks that collectively hold two-thirds of the industry’s total assets.
Courtney received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar.
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