Andrew Eck is Co-founder and Partner, DiRoma Eck & Co. LLP, a Washington advisory firm focused on helping organizations navigate the complex political and public policy landscape in the United States.
Mr. Eck was previously Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs where he was the principal liaison between the Department, Congress, and the interagency on all legislative issues relating to the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI), including the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes (TFFC), the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), and the Treasury Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture (TEOAF).
In this role, Mr. Eck directed all legislative activity regarding economic sanctions, anti-money laundering (AML), combating the financing of terrorism (CFT), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), beneficial ownership, and the exploitation of digital currencies and financial technology. He also served as the Legislative Director for the Department of the Treasury to the Intelligence Community (IC).
Prior to joining Treasury, Mr. Eck served as Staff Director of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance. He was the inaugural head of the subcommittee where he designed its overall strategy and worked with Members and their senior staffs to implement legislative, regulatory, and oversight priorities. He was also Senior Policy Advisor to Chairman Jeb Hensarling.
Mr. Eck also served as Legislative Assistant to Senator Pat Roberts where he was responsible for economic and financial services issues relating to the Senator’s seat on the Finance and HELP Committees. He also worked as a management consultant at KPMG LLP. Mr. Eck holds a BSBA in Finance and Economics from Rockhurst University in Kansas City and a Master’s in Government from the Johns Hopkins University, and he is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE).