December 11, 2018
We are pleased to announce that registration for NAST’s 2019 Legislative Conference is now open and that the Washington Post’s Michelle Singletary will be serving as the Keynote Speaker! The conference will be held at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference will begin on Sunday, February 10th and run through February 12th. For the first time ever, NAST will be offering early bird registration rates which will be available until January 7th. Additionally, NAST will be offering a Live Stream of the three sessions on Monday morning.
Personal Finance Columnist, Washington Post
Education: University of Maryland; Johns Hopkins University
Michelle Singletary writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column The Color of Money, which appears in The Washington Post on Wednesdays and Sundays. Her award-winning column is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group and is carried in dozens of newspapers nationwide. She has written three personal finance books, including her latest, “The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom.” Singletary was the financial expert for “The Revolution,” a daytime program on ABC. For two years, she was host of her own national television program, “Singletary Says,” on TV One. She is a frequent contributor to various NPR programs and has appeared on national talk shows and television networks, including “Oprah,” NBC’s “Today,” “The Early Show on CBS” and CNN.
In her spare time, Singletary is the director of a ministry she founded at her church, in which women and men volunteer to mentor others who are having financial challenges. As part of this ministry, she and her husband also volunteer to teach financial literacy to prison inmates. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a master’s degree in business and management.
For more information, including the conference agenda, information about the hotel, and to register for the onsite or online event, click here.