Susan Gaffney

Susan is a marketing, outreach and policy professional, specializing in public finance issues. Most recently she served for twelve years as the Director of the Government Finance Officers Association�s Federal Liaison Center. Susan has extensive experience with organizational policymaking, advocacy campaigns, and member relations. Throughout her career she has managed numerous task forces and committees, which brought together voices from various communities to advance common efforts and positions on policy matters. She is a frequent speaker at national and state conferences on federal efforts that effect state and local governments and the municipal securities market. Susan spent twenty years in Washington, D.C., beginning her career as a staff member in the Office of Congressman Peter Hoagland (D-NE), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Susan also was Director of Government, Marketing and Conference Affairs at the Economic Strategy Institute, a think tank in Washington specializing in national and international economic issues. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska � Omaha, and currently resides in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.