The Financial Technology Association (FTA) has hired a new Head of Policy and Government Relations, according to a release. The FTA has appointed Angelena Bradfield to help guide the association’s regulatory and legislative efforts. Bradfield previously was Senior Vice President for AML/BSA, Sanctions and Privacy at the Bank Policy Institute.
Penny Lee, Chief Executive Officer of the FTA, commented:
“The financial services industry is undergoing transformative changes as services become more democratized and digitally available. Angelena’s deep expertise and strategic skills will help us further champion the power of fintech for consumers, small businesses, and the economy.”
Bradfield stated that Fintech innovation breaks down barriers to financial services and gives people financial tools for success:
“I’m excited to join FTA at a pivotal time for the industry and help tell the positive, transformational story of fintech.”
Before her banking roles, Bradfield supported immigration reform efforts at ImmigrationWorks USA and worked on various domestic policy issues at the White House, where she served as a staff assistant in both the Domestic Policy Council and Presidential Correspondence offices.