In his role as Vice President of Innovation and Policy at The Financial Health Network, Garry sets the strategic direction and oversees the execution of the organization’s innovation portfolio and policy activities. Garry also leads the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab), a $30 million, five-year initiative managed by the Financial Health Network with founding Lab partner JPMorgan Chase & Co, a community of startups, financial services companies, and nonprofit organizations that create solutions and products to improve financial health in America. Prior to joining Financial Health Network, Garry spent a number of years advising financial service providers and investors on issues related to consumer protection and government regulation, including existing and proposed regulations, supervisory matters, and enforcement actions. He was a co-founder of Fenway Summer — a consumer finance advisory and investment firm; and headed the Consumer Financial Services Advisory Practice at BlackRock. His broad experience in regulatory matters stems from his work at the CFPB, FDIC, US Treasury, and in the asset management industry. Garry was a member of the original team at the U.S. Treasury Department charged with staffing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and setting its strategic, operational, and policy priorities. In addition to serving as Chief of Staff, he envisioned and helped develop the CFPB’s Project Catalyst, a program focused on fostering consumer-friendly innovation. Garry also served as the FDIC Deputy representing the CFPB and was a member of the Deputies Committee and Systemic Risk Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Before joining the CFPB, he was a member of the Treasury Department’s Auto Team, which managed the Troubled Asset Relief Program’s (TARP) auto investments, including the $23 billion IPO of General Motors. Prior to his service at the CFPB and the U.S. Treasury Department, Garry spent a decade in the asset management business at Ziff Brothers Investments covering financial institutions and at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. covering the media industry. He has served as a Fellow at the Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program and on the Board of Directors of Commonwealth. Garry holds a B.A. in History from Yale College and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School. He lives in Washington DC with his wife and two daughters.