Scott B. Astrada, BOARD MEMBER: Scott B. Astrada has worked in financial services and banking policy for over 10 years. He currently works in the financial technology space, at the intersection of public policy, tech, and financial inclusion. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.
Astrada was a 2019 Digital Society Fellow at Stanford University, and currently sits on the Fair Housing Board for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Previously, Astrada has worked for the Center for Responsible Lending, and for the U.S. Senate, as an economic policy advisor.
He also worked for the White House Office of Management and Budget, Office of General Counsel in the Administration of President Barack Obama, and completed legislative fellowships through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute at UnidosUs (f/k/a National Council of La Raza), and the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. He has testified before both U.S. House & Senate Committees on financial technology policy, consumer financial protection law and policy, and retirement security. Scott has provided commentary for national media outlets, and has published academic and peer-reviewed articles on race, law & society, and political economy in journals such as the Harvard Latinx Law Review, and The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Social Change.