Mark Schuermann

Senior Vice President-Government Relations at Financial Services Forum

Mark Schuermann

Mark Schuermann

Senior Vice President-Government Relations at Financial Services Forum

Biography

Mr. Schuermann, Managing Director, is Head of Public Affairs for the Americas at Nomura, the global financial services company. He leads Nomura’s presence in Washington DC while driving the company’s government
relations initiatives across the United States, advocating for the company before Congress and the executive branch and advising Nomura’s senior management team on public policy issues.

Before joining Nomura in July 2010, he was Senior Vice President for Government Relations for the Financial Services Forum, an economic and financial policy organization representing the CEOs of 19 global financial companies operating in the U.S. At the Forum, Mr. Schuermann coordinated industry advocacy during congressional
consideration of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. He was responsible for helping Forum member companies develop and advocate positions on a range of financial and economic policy issues.

Mr. Schuermann was Senior Director for Federal Government Relations at Sallie Mae, the nation’s leading saving and paying for college company. In that capacity, he advised executive management on public policy issues and served as a liaison to Capitol Hill.

As a senior staff member on Capitol Hill for 16 years, Mr. Schuermann worked on issues impacting the financial services sector, the federal budget, trade and education policy in the U.S. House of Representatives and the
U.S. Senate. He was Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Harold Ford, Jr., an influential member of the House Financial Services and Budget Committees. Prior to that Mr. Schuermann was the Communications Director on the whip leadership staff of U.S. Senator Harry Reid, the Senate Majority Leader. He managed Senator Reid’s national and state communications efforts.

Mr. Schuermann is the Co-Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Derivatives Government Representatives Committee which engages in advocacy with the legislative and executive branches on issues affecting the swaps, security-based swaps and over the counter derivatives markets.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Memphis. Mr. Schuermann also serves on the Board of the Association of Government Relations Professionals.

Overview
RelSci Relationships

57

Number of Boards

1

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Mark Schuermann likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Former Vice President, Federal Affairs at National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Senior Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs at National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chair, Transition Working Group (Ad Hoc) Committee at The Association of Government Relations Professionals

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, National Board of Directors at Texas Christian University - Alumni Association

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at CapCity Advocates, LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Board of Directors at The Association of Government Relations Professionals

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Director of Client Relations at Red Banyan

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Board of Directors at The Association of Government Relations Professionals

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Board of Directors at The Association of Government Relations Professionals

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Board of Directors at The Association of Government Relations Professionals

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Mark Schuermann
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Mark Schuermann
Senior Vice President-Government Relations at Financial Services Forum
Career History
Senior Vice President-Government Relations
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Financial Services Forum is a non-partisan financial and economic policy organization comprising the CEOs of 18 of the largest and most diversified financial services institutions doing business in the United States. The purpose of the Forum is to pursue policies that encourage savings and investment, promote an open and competitive global marketplace, and ensure the opportunity of people everywhere to participate fully and productively in the 21st-century global economy.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Senator at Office of the Senator from Michigan, Gary Peters

$500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Michigan, Gary Peters

$500
2010

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Other Affiliations
This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Mark Schuermann. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Mark Schuermann's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Mark Schuermann.