Michigan Bankers Association Names Senior Vice President of Government Relations
The Michigan Bankers Association has named Patricia Herndon senior vice president of government relations.
In her role as senior vice president of government relations, Herndon will lead the MBA advocacy team in coordinating state and federal legislative and regulatory efforts on behalf of MBA member banks. She joined the MBA as advocacy director in 2011. Previously, Herndon was part of the State Farm Insurance Companies government relations team for 17 years. Herndon earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and is a graduate of Leadership Michigan, Michigan Chamber of Commerce. She has been involved with the Michigan Council on Economic Education, Michigan Fitness Foundation and Michigan Habitat for Humanity.
“For five years, Patricia has played a valuable and vital role in shaping and executing the MBA’s legislative efforts in Michigan and Washington,” said John Llewellyn, MBA executive vice president. “She is respected for her deep understanding of the banking industry and her ability to translate that knowledge into effective public policy.”