Head of Policy
As Head of Policy at the Structured Finance Association, Jen Earyes is responsible for developing policy initiatives for the organization and ensuring the priorities of the industry and SFA’s member organizations are understood, considered, and addressed across policymaking bodies. Jen is a champion for financial market stability and helps connect market participants with policymakers.
Prior to joining the SFA team, Jen served in several roles at ABS-issuer-firm Navient, including most recently as corporate development director and head of the LIBOR transition office. Previously, she served as a director of capital markets and head of CFO strategic initiatives. Earlier in her tenure at Navient, Jen designed and launched the division of Treasury risk for the student loan servicer where she led the enterprise through its compliance with Dodd-Frank-driven regulations impacting hedging and funding activities. Prior to that, she was in charge of the capital markets middle and back offices where she managed teams supporting an over $200 billion derivative hedge portfolio.
Jen is a corporate finance industry leader experienced in high-paced environments with rapidly changing priorities. She has served on numerous committees hosted by regulators and industry groups over the years, including serving as Chairwoman of the Alternative Reference Rate Committee Student Loan Group, as an appointee to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee, and as an advisor of the Treasury Advisory Group for the Association for Financial Professionals.
Jen earned a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Finance from the School of Business at George Mason University and is designated as a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).
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