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PPI experts cover a wide range of issues from Social Security and Medicare to health reform, livable communities, consumer protection, long-term care, caregiving, financial security and more.

Gary Koenig, Vice President, Financial Security

Areas of Expertise: Social Security, pensions and retirement savings, and tax and budget policy

Lori A. Trawinski, Ph.D., CFP®, Director, Banking and Finance

Areas of Expertise: Age diversity in the workforce, mortgage lending, foreclosures, reverse mortgages, consumer debt, student loans, financial services, securities, and banking

Jilenne Gunther, MSW, JD, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Financial exploitation and BankSafeTM  (an initiative focused on age-friendly banking)         

David C. John, MA, MBA, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Retirement savings, pensions, annuities, international pension and retirement savings systems, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)

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Catherine S. Harvey, MA, Senior Policy Research

Areas of Expertise: Savings, retirement security and labor

Maxim Shvedov, MA, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Tax and budget policy

Cherri Thompson, AA, Administrative Associate

Areas of Expertise: Administration, meeting and event planning          

Neal Walters, MA, Policy Research Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Information privacy and security

William R. Shiflett, MPP, Policy Research Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Savings, retirement security, financial issues

Jim Palmieri, PhD, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

          Areas of Expertise: Social Security, Retirement, Financial Security

Jen Schramm, MPhil, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Labor market issues and employment trends

Joel Eskovitz, Senior Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Social Security, pensions and retirement savings

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