The following is a non-comprehensive list of published articles from various work endeavors.
SNL Financial – Reporter
While working at SNL Financial, I wrote articles concerning the banking industry, as well as a weekly wrap up of political issues influencing the financial sector. My beat also included Congressional hearings, industry conferences and a daily stock market overview.
Having worked in IT for almost two decades prior, I leveraged my understanding of technology to write articles on the EMV chip-embedded card technology – a much anticipated change to industry standard. Additionally, I penned articled about other technologies of concern to the financial industry – including cybersecurity and Bitcoin.
Financial institutions begin 1-year countdown to EMV compliance – Oct. 17, 2014
Full EMV compliance not expected for several years – Dec. 2, 2014
Cybersecurity is the new black – Oct. 1, 2014
As oil prices dropped, I spotted a concerning trend among analysts and bankers.
Dropping oil prices do not concern bankers — yet – Nov. 25, 2014
Canadian banks eye oil prices for remainder of ’15 – April 06, 2015
The fairly new Dodd-Frank Act had supporters and detractors that often clashed at the mere mention of the act’s name.
Dodd-Frank: Behind schedule and under scrutiny – July 21, 2014
Did the Dodd-Frank Act curtail America’s prosperity? – July 30, 2015
Constantly on the lookout for new angles, I often incorporated data into my articles, as well as trending topics for the financial space.
Conflicts between state, federal law causes headaches for bankers in marijuana-approved states – Nov. 17, 2014
Industry observer cautions on DC’s job market, as commercial loans grow faster than rest of US – Dec. 19, 2014
1- to 4-family residential construction loans continue to bump up in Q2 – September 18, 2014
The “Washington Wrap” was a collection of stories, including those from other news agencies, that highlighted the week’s news – some of which impacted the political landscape of the financial industry.
Washington Wrap: A challenge for Hensarling’s gavel – October 24, 2014
Washington Wrap: Political posturing arrives before new Congress – November 07, 2014
As the Washington Reporter at Credit Union Times, I wrote on issues impacting the credit union community. During this time, I interviewed some of the most influential people in the credit union space which provided me with some of my favorite articles to date. Among them was a three-part introspective on the passage of H.R. 1151, a bill that defined the modern day credit union. Additionally, I wrote much about the marijuana industry and its attempts to gain access to financial services.