Leadership

Behind every great organization is exceptional leadership.

NEFE is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees and led by president and CEO Ted Beck. A staff of fewer than 25 individuals guides NEFE’s public-service work at its headquarters in Denver, Colorado.

Board of Trustees -

2016 CHAIR: 2016 VICE CHAIR:
Michael A. Bedke
Partner
DLA Piper, LLP
Tampa, FL
Mary (Merrell) Bailey, Esq.
Managing Partner
Your Caring Law Firm
Maitland, FL
2016 NEFE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:
Patrick Bannigan
Chief Operating Officer
American Century Investments
Kansas City, MO
Ted Beck
President and CEO
National Endowment for Financial Education
Denver, CO
Denise (Denny) Crawford
Securities Consultant
Austin, TX
Dr. James Kooler
Administrator
California Friday Night Live Partnership
Tulare County Office of Education
Visalia, CA
Greg Maged
CEO and Co-founder
Bicycle Financial
Bethesda, MD
Helen Norris
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Chapman University
Orange, CA
Kevin Plummer
Head of School
Tampa Preparatory School
Tampa, FL
Francisco Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Chancellor
Los Angeles Community College District
Los Angeles, CA
David G. Strege, CFP®, CFA
Senior Financial Planner
Syverson Strege and Company
West Des Moines, IA
Colleen Walker
Eugene McDermott Chief Executive Officer
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Dallas, TX
Karen Vahouny(Emeritus)
Communications Consultant
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
Adjunct Professor, Marymount University
Springfield, VA


Staff Contacts -

Please contact the individual(s) listed below with specific inquiries about:

CashCourse
Amy Marty Conrad, Director

Financial Workshop Kits website
Mary "Jeannette" Schultz , Manager

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP)
HSFPP General Inquiries

Linking and Copyright
Inquiries

Media Relations
Paul Golden, Director of Media Relations

My Retirement Paycheck website
Mary Hoch, Manager

NEFE Digest
Cara Hopkins, Marketing and Communications Manager

NEFE Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit
Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D. Senior Director of Education

On Your Own website
Cara Hopkins, Marketing and Communications Manager

Partnerships
Brent Neiser, Senior Director of Strategic Programs and Alliances

Public Policy
Brent Neiser, Senior Director of Strategic Programs and Alliances

Research
Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D. Senior Director of Education

Research Funding
Mary Hoch Manager

Smart About Money website
Inquiries

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