Nick Bourke directs Pew's research on consumer needs and perceptions, market practices, and potential regulation of payday and other small-dollar loan providers.
Senior Research Officer
Alex Horowitz guides research for Pew’s consumer finance project, which focuses on how small-dollar loans and consumer banking can be made safer and more transparent.
Gabriel Kravitz is a senior associate with Pew’s consumer finance project, providing research and analysis on payday loans to policymakers, regulators, and other stakeholders at the state level. Before coming to Pew, Kravitz worked as a community organizer in Minnesota on local and statewide campaigns to prevent home foreclosures in the wake of the Great Recession and to address the racial wealth gap. Kravitz holds a bachelor’s degree from McGill University.
Tara Roche is a manager with Pew’s consumer finance project, conducting original analyses of consumer needs and perceptions, market practices, and potential regulation of payday and other small-dollar loan providers. She also works to develop policy recommendations designed to protect consumers from harmful practices and promote safe, transparent credit. Roche holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of New Jersey and a master’s degree in public policy from Rutgers University.
Andrew Scott is a senior associate with Pew’s consumer finance project, providing research and analysis of survey, industry, and regulatory data relevant to banking and payments regulation. Before joining Pew, Scott worked in the research division of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., primarily providing analysis on overseas risks, European bank regulations, and international trade agreements affecting U.S. banks. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University, and master’s degrees in finance from Johns Hopkins University and international trade and investment policy from George Washington University.
Rachel Siegel is a senior associate with Pew’s consumer finance project, conducting original research on transaction accounts (checking, prepaid cards, and mobile payments) to inform efforts to improve their safety and transparency. She also represented Pew on the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force. Before coming to Pew, Siegel worked for Santander Bank and Century Bank, and interned at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont and a master’s degree in economics from Boston University.