President and CEO
Consumer Bankers Association
Richard Hunt is President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA). With an active and engaged membership, CBA is the recognized voice of the retail banking industry. Hunt travels frequently across the country to meet with CBA’s member banks and retail banking executives. He is regularly interviewed by national news outlets for his blunt take on what is shaping up to be the most transformational time in banking.
Hunt previously worked at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), and began his career on Capitol Hill where he served as chief of staff and district director for Rep. Jim McCrery (R-LA). Originally from Louisiana, Hunt is a graduate of the University of Louisiana – home of the Ragin’ Cajuns.