2019 Speakers

Scott Astrada

Director of Government and Community Relations


Scott B. Astrada is the Director of Government and Community Relations at Affirm. Prior to this role Scott has worked extensively in consumer financial protection and banking policy. Prior to Affirm, Scott has worked at the Center for Responsible Lending; the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center under former Minority Leader Harry Reid; an attorney in the Obama Administration at the White House Office of Management and Budget, Office of General Counsel; and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellow, completing his fellowship on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, and then at Unidos (f/k/a National Council of La Raza).

Scott also teaches at Georgetown University Law Center and is a Digital Society Fellow at Stanford University.

Scott received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his JD and MBA from Marquette University, and his LLM from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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