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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)

Livability Index

How livable is your community?

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          

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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Senior Vice President Susan Reinhard blogs about recent reports and topics such as caregiving and nursing. Read Susan's Blog