Senior Vice President, Head of Congressional Affairs
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Samuel (Sam) Whitfield, Jr. is the Senior Vice President, Head of Congressional Affairs at CBA.  Whitfield, a seasoned public policy professional, joined CBA with an extensive background in the public and private sectors, ranging from associations to Capitol Hill and the White House. In his role, he leads CBA’s government relations team and serves as a member of the CBA management team.  Most recently, Whitfield served as Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Congressional Relations at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

Prior to his tenure at CUNA, Whitfield held positions with the National Association of Realtors as Senior Legislative Representative and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy as Legislative Analyst/Public Affairs Specialist.  He also spent five years with Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Mississippi) as Deputy Press Secretary.  Whitfield holds a B.A. in science and business administration from the University of Mississippi.