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May 24, 2021

Becca Durr Joins Public Strategies Washington

WASHINGTON – Public Strategies Washington (PSW) today announced that Becca Durr will become a Principal at the firm, where she will play a leading role within the firm’s healthcare and financial services practices. Durr previously served as Senior Director of Legislative Affairs for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

“Becca is a proven leader when it comes to managing big legislative campaigns,” said Patrick O’Neill, Managing Principal at PSW. “Her ability to view complex policy through the lens of Democratic caucus politics will be extraordinarily valuable to our clients. We are thrilled to have Becca joining our practice.”

At CUNA, Durr led the Legislative Affairs team’s engagement on a variety of financial services issues, ranging from federal tax policy to cybersecurity and cannabis banking. Before joining CUNA, Durr served as a Regional Director in the political affairs department for the American Medical Association.

“It's an exciting time at PSW, with so many of our clients at the center of the action before Congress and the administration,” said Durr. “I’m eager to get started.”

Earlier in her career, Durr served as the Director of Corporate Relations for the Democratic Governors Association, advising Fortune 500 companies on their political engagement strategies. Prior to that, Durr served in a variety of senior political roles, including as then-Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Deputy National Finance Director.

Originally from Austin, Tex., Durr holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas at Austin.


About Public Strategies Washington

Public Strategies Washington (PSW) is a nationally respected government relations firm that specializes in guiding corporations, industry trade associations, academic institutions, and governmental entities through the federal policy making process. For more information, visit

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