President & CEO of American Bankers Association from August 2015 to present (May 2021 entry). ABA was the top donor to the #SeditionCaucus after Kevin McCarthy's PAC, per OpenSecrets. https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2021/01/objectors-to-electoralcollege-donors/ Former top lobbyist for Financial Services Forum Rob Nichols, Financial Services Forum. :"The financial industry has a number of Washington voices, but Nichols is the man speaking for the powerful CEOs that lead it." source: https://thehill.com/business-lobbying/business-lobbying/188607-top-lobbyists-2013 former assistant secretary for public affairs at the Treasury Department under George W. Bush, U.S. Senate confirmation. Previously worked for Transportation Secretary Andy Card as an aide, George H.W. Bush administration. Former staffer on Capitol Hill.