Joe Seidel is the utility infielder of the House Banking Committee's Republican staff, and his fingerprints can be found on almost every piece of legislation that works its way through the panel - from the high-glamour bills like interstate branching to the less noticed measures such as the Equitable Escheatment Act.

Known as a workaholic, Mr. Seidel is often found in the office evenings and weekends, a trait that comes in handy on the chronically short-handed Republican staff.

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