SVP of Government Affairs
Electronic Transactions Association
Scott Talbott is Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) in Washington, D.C. and is responsible for its governmental strategies, and directing ETA’s all of policy and advocacy efforts at the federal, state and international levels. Talbott has over twenty-five years of experience advocating for the financial services and FinTech industries. He has received numerous accolades in his tenure, including being named a top lobbyist by The Hill in from 2009 thru 2021 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 and the voice of the financial services industry, he frequently testifies before Congress and is a regular contributor to both national and international media. Talbott received his B.A. from Georgetown University, cum laude, and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.