BGR Welcomes Charles Dahan

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Charles Dahan has joined BGR Group as a Financial Services Fellow. In this role, he will be working with the Financial Services practice to provide background and expertise on a wide range of financial services issues. He brings with him an extensive background in financial services policy and education.

Charles previously worked at the Credit Union National Association where he managed all policy research as well as serving as a subject matter expert for topics including interchange legislation, veteran lending, access for credit unions to federal infrastructure funding deposits, and market intelligence on credit union growth and member services.

He also previously worked at Stanford University in the Department of Political Science, specifically as the program director for Naturalize New York, a multi-million-dollar grant project in coordination with the Robin Hood Foundation that measured factors driving likelihood of naturalization for eligible American residents as well as their economic performance.

While a Ph. D Candidate in political science at the University of Florida, Charles published peer-reviewed articles in top social science journals on topics ranging from American political behavior to public opinion measurement. He also taught courses in public opinion measurement, statistical research methods, the intersection of religion and politics in the United States, and the American political behavior at the University of Florida and University of North Carolina.

Charles has also created statistical models for the publication Baseball Prospectus that were used to evaluate college and minor-league baseball players. Additionally, he covered minor league teams throughout California for the publication.



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