Grace L. Hinchman
Vice President, Government Affairs & External Relations
Ms. Hinchman began her career on Capitol Hill having served on Congressional and Senate staffs including the staff of the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York and Congressman David Emery of Maine. Her expertise in public policy and advocacy developed further during her nine years at Financial Executives International (FEI) where she set the strategy direction and led the management of FEI’s advocacy activities. During her tenure as FEI’s senior vice president, Ms. Hinchman developed a keen understanding and appreciation for financial reporting policies and issues such as mark-to-market, revenue recognition, and international convergence of accounting standards. Earlier in her career, she led Digital Equipment Corporation’s Washington, D.C. office and had overall responsibility for tax, health care and internet technology policy issues.
Ms. Hinchman holds an M.B.A. from George Washington University and a B.S. from the University of Maryland. She has written regularly featured columns for FE Magazine, appeared on NPR Radio and presented testimony before Congress on financial accounting policy issues. She is a member of The Tax Coalition and Women in Housing & Finance.