Credit Scores and Financial Innovation: What does it mean for consumers, small businesses & the 116th Congress

12 Feb


12 Feb 12:00 pm - 01 Jan 1:30 pm


U.S. Capitol Vistors Center

US Capitol, Washington

A lunch and learn briefing on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Progressive Policy Institute and the Small Business Roundtable

Tuesday February 12th from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center
Room SVC 208

This session will focus on how credit scores work, the data that drives the calculation and what steps consumers can take to positively impact their credit scores and enhance their financial health. In addition, get the latest update on new credit score innovations that are designed to safely and responsibly expand access to credit for consumers.

Credit scores continue to play an important role in policy discussions in the areas of housing, small business and consumer credit markets. This briefing will provide Capitol Hill staff with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and get their questions answered by a FICO credit score expert and experts from leading think tanks and small business advocacy organizations.


Paul Weinstein, Moderator – PPI Senior Fellow, Director of the MA in Public Management program at John Hopkins University
John Stanford, Executive Director of the Small Business Roundtable
Joanne Gaskin, Vice President Scores and Analytics at FICO

RSVP: Please RSVP to Simona Jones at

Online registration is not available for this event.