Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Nicholas Rathod is the Assistant Director for Intergovernmental and International Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Previously, Rathod served as the Associate Director for Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House. Rathod has also worked as the Political Director for Governor Eliot Spitzer (NY) and Senior Manager of State and Regional Affairs for the Center for American Progress. In addition, Rathod was a community organizer – organizing DC’s immigrant communities around language access issues and a civil rights attorney –representing minority communities who were discriminated against in lending, including a one billion dollar settlement on behalf of African American farmers. Rathod is also active in the South Asian community co-founding South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) as well as South Asians for Obama (SAFO).