Robert Strand
Senior Economist - American Bankers Association

At the ABA, Rob Strand evaluates regulatory and legislative policy and the condition of the banking industry and overall economy. He
runs a committee of bank economists that meets biannually with the Federal Reserve Governors and President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and banker committees that deal with regulatory and risk management issues. He specializes in bank risk management and supports conferences and schools on this issue. He has been with the ABA since 1986.

Before joining the ABA, Dr. Strand analyzed banking issues as a financial economist with the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office. Before that, he taught Banking and International Finance at the University of North Texas, Denton, and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.