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PRESS ROOM: American Fintech Council Announces New Key Hires

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The American Fintech Council is excited and grateful that each of these women are joining our effort to help build a financial services industry that is more inclusive and diverse,” said Garry Reeder, AFC CEO. “Their leadership will benefit the fintech industry and the consumers that we serve.”

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The mission of the American Fintech Council is to promote an innovative, responsible, inclusive, customer-centric financial system.
The mission of the American Fintech Council is to promote an innovative, responsible, inclusive, customer-centric financial system.

New key hires in Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs, and Member Relations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Fintech Council (AFC), announced that two new key hires have joined its senior team. Gerron Levi has joined as Senior Vice President, Head of Government Affairs. Yana Miles has joined as General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs. Levi and Miles begin their new roles today, September 7.

Gerron Levi has joined as Senior Vice President, Head of Government Affairs

Gerron Levi has joined as Senior Vice President, Head of Government Affairs

Gerron Levi joins the AFC from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, where she served as Senior Director of Government Affairs. Levi is a legal professional with extensive experience creating and executing strategies to influence national and state public policy, through her relationships with the U.S. Congress, Administration, federal agencies and state officials. Levi also has experience as a Maryland State Delegate, where she represented residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Yana Miles has joined as General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs.Yana Miles joins the AFC from the House Financial Services Committee, where she served as Senior Counsel. Prior to this position, she worked as Senior Legislative Counsel and Policy Counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending. Miles brings over ten years of experience on the Hill and expertise in mortgage finance, consumer protection, affordable housing, and GSE reform.

In addition to these new hires, the AFC added Becky O’Mara as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Head of Member Relations in June. O’Mara joined the AFC from Promontory Financial Group, where she was a member of the Compliance Practice Group. Prior to Promontory, she worked at Fenway Summer and Deutsche Bank.

“The American Fintech Council is excited and grateful that each of these women are joining our effort to help build a financial services industry that is more inclusive and diverse,” said Garry Reeder, AFC CEO. “Their leadership will benefit the fintech industry and the consumers that we serve.”

AFC looks forward to deploying this new team on its work promoting a customer-centric financial system, responsible financial innovation, and advocating for inclusive and fair industry policy and regulation.

About the American Fintech Council

The mission of the American Fintech Council is to promote an innovative, responsible, inclusive, customer-centric financial system. You can learn more at http://www.fintechcouncil.org.

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