Mary Dunn has headed up regulatory advocacy for two major credit union associations and has extensive experience regarding credit union legislative, regulatory, and legal issues. Formerly, she was CUNA’s Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Regulatory Advocacy where she managed the association’s efforts on every significant regulatory initiative affecting credit unions. Prior to her involvement on policy issues, Mary was the head of communications for an association.
Mary works closely with the National Credit Union Administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Reserve Board, the Small Business Administration, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, among various agencies. Mary has represented credit unions on numerous occasions before the White House as well in congressional offices, to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and others. She has also been closely involved in litigation affecting credit unions’ interests, including on issues such as field of membership and payments.
Mary is a frequent speaker on credit union issues. She is also keenly interested in administrative law developments as they affect the ability of the regulated to challenge agency decisions, which she follows closely, as well as changes in public policy concerning financial insinuations.
Mary graduated from George Mason University School of Law and holds a Masters Degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University. She is a member of the Washington, DC Bar. Mary lives on a farm in Virginia with her husband, Mike. Mary enjoys painting and is the first violinist in Encore Strings of Northern Virginia.
George Mason University School of Law
George Washington University (Masters Degree in Legislative Affairs)