Emily S. Brock

Emily Brock is the Director of GFOA’s Federal Liaison Center. She leads coalition and advocacy efforts of the Public Finance Network in Washington DC. Her advocacy includes anticipating and responding to federal legislative and regulatory activities that impact the finance functions of state and local governments and public sector entities including tax reform, municipal securities disclosure and public pension and benefit issues. Ms. Brock also serves as staff on GFOA’s Debt Committee, working with committee members to develop best practices that promote sound financial practices for local, state and provincial governments. Prior to joining GFOA, she was a commercial bank relationship manager at a large national bank, serving as the sole bank liaison for government and university clients.