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Panelist Biography

Louisa M. Quittman

Director, Financial Education, Office of Consumer Policy
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Last Updated: April 17, 2014

Louisa M. Quittman is the Director of the Office of Financial Education of the US Department of the Treasury, in the Office of Consumer Policy. She is responsible for policy development and coordination related to promoting the financial decision making of Americans. She coordinates the interagency Financial Literacy and Education Commission and the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. She also oversees research related to financial education, financial access, consumer lending and related topics. Previously, Ms. Quittman served as the Director of Community Programs for the Department of the Treasury; in this role she focused on financial access in traditionally underserved communities. Ms. Quittman was Program Manager at the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and served a total of nearly nine years in various positions at the CDFI Fund.