David Newville is Vice President of Policy & Research at Prosperity Now, where he oversees federal, state and local policy and advocacy work, along with applied research. Previously, David was Prosperity Now’s Director of Federal Policy.
Prior to joining Prosperity Now, he was a Senior Policy Advisor in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Consumer Policy. His work focused on emerging payments innovations, consumer financial protection regulations, small-dollar credit products and financial inclusion issues. Before that, he was a Policy Manager at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), where he focused on financial services policies for underserved consumers in specific areas such as prepaid debit cards, nonbank financial regulation, small-dollar credit and financial access barriers. He also worked on improving tax, savings, and financial services policies for low- and moderate-income individuals, in the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation.
Before coming to D.C., David worked on state policy and advocacy issues related to child care, early childhood education, and health care at Illinois Action for Children and was a producer at WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio. David has a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Grinnell College.