Alicia Nealon was named director of regulatory affairs in December 2014. In this role, she serves as staff liaison to federal regulatory agencies; assists in handling the development and implementation of the association's regulatory policies; and conducts analysis, interpretation and explanation of policy issues that have an impact on NAFCU's members.
As head of NAFCU's regulatory affairs division, Nealon oversees the regulatory affairs staff, which issue regulatory alerts to NAFCU members, speak at credit union events and the association's conferences, participate in webcasts and write regulatory articles for certain NAFCU publications.
Nealon began her career at NAFCU in December 2013 as regulatory compliance counsel. In February 2014, she was named regulatory affairs counsel. In June 2015, Nealon was named one of the Credit Union Times Trailblazer 40 Below, described as being best known for fighting on the front line for credit unions in their battle against overregulation.
Prior to joining NAFCU, Nealon worked in the Office of General Counsel at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).
Nealon is a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law and holds a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar and the American Bar Association.