Nat Hoopes is Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy for the Forum. A native of Marion, MA, Nat served as Legislative Director for Senator Scott P. Brown (R-MA). As Legislative Director to Senator Brown, Nat helped develop legislative initiatives that tackled veterans’ unemployment, launched equity crowdfunding, and brought new transparency and ethics rules to the Federal government, helping Brown became one of the most successful legislators of the 112th Congress.
Prior to his time with Senator Brown, Nat served as a Legislative Assistant for appropriations, banking and budget issues in the office of Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT). Before going to work on Capitol Hill, Nat worked as a Private Equity Analyst at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Partners in New York.
Nat is the author of a number of published articles on topics ranging from cyber-security to small business.
Nat earned an M.A. in international affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a B.A. in History, cum laude, from Princeton University.
The Financial Services Forum is a non-partisan financial and economic policy organization comprising the CEOs of 19 of the largest and most diversified financial services institutions doing business in the United States.
The purpose of the Forum is to pursue policies that encourage savings and investment, promote an open and competitive global marketplace, and ensure the opportunity of people everywhere to participate fully and productively in the 21st-century global economy.