Brian Tate Named President and CEO of NBPCA

June 19, 2017

Keisha Vaughan

Brian Tate Named President and CEO of NBPCA

Brings 15+ Years of Financial Services, Policy Expertise to New Role

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 19, 2017) – Today, the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA), a national trade association dedicated to supporting the continued growth and success of network branded prepaid cards, announced Brian Tate will immediately be taking over as president and CEO of the organization. Prior to this, Tate served as vice president of government affairs for the organization since 2013.

“Brian’s experience, depth of knowledge and proven record of leadership set him apart and made him the obvious choice for the next leader for our organization,” said Bob Skiba, NBPCA Chairman of the Board. “We are thrilled to have him at the helm and know he will use his skills to chart more successes for the prepaid industry in the coming years.”   

For nearly three and half years, Tate has led NBPCA’s legislative and regulatory policy agenda, including managing the federal political strategy and building relationships with policymakers and advocates on both the national and state levels. He has been critical to many of the prepaid industry’s successes and will now apply his more than 15 years of experience in financial services and legislative affairs to charting a clear path for the organization.

“I am humbled by the board’s decision and excited for the opportunity to build upon the foundation of success the NBPCA has established over the past few years to support a rapidly growing industry and the consumers who rely on prepaid products,” said Tate. “I will continue to push for commonsense, pro-growth policies that promote consumer access and innovation to prepaid products.”

Prior to joining NBPCA, Tate spent four years as the vice president of banking and securities at the Financial Services Roundtable. He has also served in various advocacy and government relations roles at the MD & DC Credit Union Association and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). He began his career as a legislative correspondent in former Senator Barbara Mikulski’s (D-MD) office.

He received a BA in Political Science from King’s College; a Master of Arts from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University; and a JD from the Howard University School of Law.

Tate succeeds Brad Fauss who resigned as president and CEO earlier this year to take on a new role in the industry and remains actively involved with the association.


About the NBPCA

The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) is a non-profit, inter-industry trade association that supports the growth and success of network branded prepaid cards and represents the common interests of the many players in this new and rapidly growing payments category. For additional information, visit, or follow us on Twitter @NBPCA