Just Getting By features unique insights from well respected and influential subject matter experts.

Andrew Downin
Managing Director, Research
Filene Research Institute

Andrew's career in the credit union movement spans nearly 20 years. He works with leading researchers, credit unions, and other organizations to uncover consumer insights and create positive change in the financial industry.

Anne Legg
THRIVE Strategic Services

Anne is a credit union expert and thought leader who has written extensively on the credit union business model. To learn more about her or THRIVE visit

Dr. Joann M. Weiner
Director, MA Applied Economics
The George Washington University

Formerly a senior economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Joann is the author of Company Tax Reform in the European Union and numerous articles on how taxes affect business investment.

Lisa Servon
Professor of City Planning
University of Pennsylvania

Lisa conducts research in the areas of urban poverty, community development, economic development, and issues of gender and race. Her current research focuses on the alternative financial services industry.