Scott Talbott is the senior vice president for public policy at The Financial Services Roundtable, where he directs the overall policy strategy, manages the daily legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts, as well as oversees communications. Talbott also serves as counsel to the organization and runs the Roundtable’s Political Action Committee..
He has received numerous accolades in his tenure, including being named a top lobbyist by The Hill, a newspaper based on Capitol Hill, in both 2009 and 2011, as well as a “winner” for his work during the economic collapse of 2008 by Washingtonian magazine. In 2010, he appeared in the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job”. Once named NPR’s favorite bank lobbyist, he is a frequent contributor to both national and international media.
Talbott joined the Roundtable in 1994 after working in the tax departments of Arthur Anderson and Ernst & Young. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University, cum laude, and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.