Staff

Main office:

Consumer Federation of America
Attn: America Saves
1620 Eye St. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 387-6121
Fax: (202) 265-7989
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Staff Contacts:

George Barany
America Saves Director
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(202) 387-6121

Alecia Blair
Military Saves Director
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(910) 495-4788

Tammy Bruzon
Digital Engagement Strategist
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(202) 387-6121

Sara Cooper
Project Director
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(202) 939-1014

Lindsay Ferguson
Director of Strategic Engagement
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(202) 939-1015 

Carol Kaplan
Senior Communications Manager
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(202) 387-6121

Anna Marie Lowery
Director of Meetings and Events
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(202) 939-1005

Amelia O'Rourke-Owens
Director of Youth Financial Capability
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(919) 972-8646

Carolyn Pemberton
Senior Program Manager
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(202) 939-1002

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