ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 14, 2022) – Today, National Credit Union Administration Chairman Todd M. Harper announced the appointment of Elizabeth A. Eurgubian as director of external affairs and communications and policy advisor, effective February 14, 2022.
“Elizabeth is a well-known expert on financial services regulatory policy and compliance,” said NCUA Chairman Todd M. Harper. “She not only knows the industry well, but she also understands how policies affect credit unions and their members. Plus, she communicates those issues in effective, clear, and logical ways. So, I am confident Elizabeth will hit the ground running in support of the agency’s strategic goals and priorities of ensuring the safety and soundness of the credit union system and protecting credit union members.”
“I am honored to join the NCUA and the team of dedicated people that serve the credit union industry and its members,” said Ms. Eurgubian. “The work of the NCUA is critical to ensuring that credit unions meet the financial needs of the millions of Americans that rely on them in the most effective way possible. I look forward to working with Chairman Harper and the NCUA Board on this important mission.”
In her new role, Ms. Eurgubian will lead the agency’s communication and congressional affairs initiatives and serve as a policy advisor to the Chairman.
Prior to joining the NCUA, Ms. Eurgubian was the deputy chief advocacy officer and senior counsel for regulatory and executive branch relations at the Credit Union National Association. At the Independent Community Bankers of America, Ms. Eurgubian served as vice president & senior regulatory counsel. She also worked as assistant general counsel for Sallie Mae, Inc. and as an attorney for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Prior to her legal work at the Federal Reserve, she was the assistant director of legislative affairs for the National Mental Health Association. She also worked as a law clerk for the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the General Counsel.
Ms. Eurgubian earned her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Southern California.