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David E. Floreen is retired Senior Vice President for the Massachusetts Bankers Association in Boston. The Association provides legislative, educational, research an insurance services to over 150 commercial, savings and co-operative banks and federal savings and loan associations throughout Massachusetts and New England.
Mr. Floreen served as senior vice president for many years and was responsible for coordinating state government affairs for the Association in Boston. He is now retired from full-time responsibilities, remains actively involved in expanding financial literacy awareness in schools and colleges, and has managed financial literacy internships at the university level. He has also introduced Credit for Life fairs at local high schools and was very instrumental in securing the enactment of new financial literacy legislation in Massachusetts in 2018. He played a key role for the banking community for over 35 years in the development and subsequent implementation of numerous legislative and regulatory initiatives regarding deposit accounts, taxation, environmental, energy, commercial and trust banking activities.
Mr. Floreen was also responsible for the preparation and editing of the annual Massachusetts Banking Law Book, the Massachusetts Regulatory Manual, the Handbook on Deposit and Fiduciary Accounts, the Internet edition of all three publications, plus the complete version of the Massachusetts Uniform Commercial Code.
He is a senior lecturer in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University where he teaches courses in political science and has taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Mr. Floreen earned a B.A in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters of Public Administration (M.P.A.) from Northeastern University.
He resides in Andover, MA with his wife Carol. He has two adult children.
EducationMaster in Public Administratio from Northeastern University (1972)
- Served as State House lobbyist and public policy manager for the Massachusetts Bankers Association for over 35 years. This involved researching and drafting legislation, testifying in support or opposition to hundreds of bills filed each session and interacting with legislators, staff, executive agency heads, other lobbyists and public officials in efforts to craft effective public policy.
- Prepared weekly newsletters distributed to hundreds of bankers explaining recent State House and related developments.
- Edited several legal and regulatory books and other publications.
- Spoke frequently at industry conferences and seminars.