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Bruce McClary

PERSONAL FINANCE AND CREDIT EXPERT

About the author

Expertise

Personal finance and credit

Education

Bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University

Highlights

  • Senior Vice President of Communications for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®)
  • Featured as a financial expert in news media such as CNBC, CNN, New York Times and The Wall Street Journal

Experience

Bruce McClary is the Senior Vice President of Communications for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®). Based in Washington, D.C., he provides marketing and media relations support for the NFCC and its member agencies serving all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Bruce is considered a subject matter expert and interfaces with the national media, serving as a primary representative for the organization.

He has been a featured financial expert for the nation’s top news outlets, including CNBC, CNN, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Bruce McClary began his nonprofit credit counseling career in 1998 after several years in the lending and debt collection industry. Since that time, Bruce has provided one-on-one financial counseling to thousands of consumers, trained financial educators, and reached millions more through print and broadcast media. Bruce often draws upon his direct experience as a lender and debt collector when speaking to journalists about matters of personal finance. Bruce also manages the annual consumer financial surveys that focus on active-duty military households, veterans, and the general population.

In addition to his duties at the NFCC, Bruce serves on the Experian Consumer Council and is a member of the National Press Club.