Staff

Main office:

Consumer Federation of America
Attn: America Saves
1620 Eye St. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 387-6121
Fax: (202) 265-7989
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Staff Contacts:

George Barany
America Saves Director
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(202) 387-6121

Angela Caban
Military Saves Director
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(202) 642-5247

Sara Cooper
Project Director
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(202) 939-1014

Lindsay Ferguson
Director of Strategic Engagement
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(202) 939-1015 

Kia Young 
Digital Engagement Manager
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Benjamin Moss 
Digital Engagement Specialist
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Anna Marie Lowery
Director of Meetings and Events
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(202) 939-1005

Amelia O'Rourke-Owens
Director of Youth Financial Capability
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(919) 972-8646

Carolyn Pemberton
Senior Program Manager
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(202) 939-1002

Stephen Ross
Program Coordinator
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(202) 642-5941

Lila Quintiliani, AFC®
Military Saves Program Manager
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(202) 630-6707

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A Think Like A Saver Attitude

Melissa has always been thrifty with a #ThinkLikeASaver attitude. This served her family well when her husband lost his job in 2014. Using their savings, Melissa’s family stayed afloat while her husband found a new job. During his job search they used a majority of their savings, but that is OKAY. Savings are fluid! They’re supposed to be used in the case of emergency, and this qualified as such.

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Budget like Nohemi

Nohemi found out about America Saves a few years ago as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She remembers attending a University of Illinois Saves event where she decorated a piggy bank and took the Pledge, but college life made her put the thought of saving at the back of her mind. Those thrifty thoughts resurfaced when she graduated with a degree in public health.

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Put 20 Percent Away

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

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