Institute names new director of media relations

Diane Helyne Zyats was named director–Media Relations for the Institute.

Zyats has held a number of senior-level positions, including vice president for communications at the Homeownership Preservation Foundation, and earlier at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, where she built ELFA’s visibility among the media and policymakers. She also served as director of communications and marketing in the U.S. and U.K. for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, an international law firm. Zyats’ prior experience also includes roles at Freddie Mac, the FDIC, the American Bankers Association, KPMG US and FASB.

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