Sean Duffy
Sean Duffy

Sean Duffy, former Wisconsin Republican Congressman, has joined BGR Government Affairs to lead its financial services practice.

In stepping down Sept. 23, Duffy was a member of House Committee on Financial Services, which is responsible for capital markets, banking, international monetary policy, consumer protection, insurance and housing. He is remembered for pushing to overhaul the Dodd/Frank Act and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Duffy, who was elected in 2010, has been a vocal defender of president Trump during the impeachment saga. Since leaving Congress, Duffy has been a paid contributor to CNN.

Haley Barbour, ex-Republican National Committee chairman and Mississippi governor, co-founded BGR in 1991.