Ed is General Counsel to FiSCA – Financial Service Centers of America, and a partner in the firm of Winne, Banta, Hetherington, Basralian & Kahn, P.C. He co-leads FiSCA’s Government Relations efforts and works closely with FiSCAs lobbying firms on legislative and regulatory strategies. He has represented FiSCA with the CFPB as well as in meetings with key legislators and important non-profit advocacy.
FiSCA is a national trade association that represents more than half of the nation’s neighborhood financial service outlets across the United States. FiSCA was originally established in 1987 as the National Check Cashers Association, changing its name in 2000 to reflect the evolution of the business. Financial service centers offer a wide array of basic financial services, including check cashing, money transfers, money orders, bill payments and small dollar loans such as payday advances,