Senator Gregg is CEO of SIFMA. SIFMA brings together the shared interests of hundreds of securities firms, banks and asset managers who are engaged in communities across the country to raise capital for businesses and provide access to capital to help people on Main Streets across the nation thrive and prosper. America's success depends on a vibrant financial system; in his role as CEO, Senator Gregg will promote the role the financial services industry plays in leading economic growth and promoting job creation to the benefit of all Americans.
Senator Gregg served as a United States Senator from 1993 to 2011 and was both Chairman and the Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee. Prior to his tenure in the Senate, Senator Gregg served as Governor of New Hampshire (1989-1993) and as a U.S. Representative (1981-1989).
Senator Gregg is a national leader on fiscal policy, a well known budget expert and a respected voice on economic and financial regulatory issues. Senator Gregg served as the chief republican senate negotiator on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (TARP) and as a member of the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Gregg served as one of the principal negotiators working to modernize the U.S. financial regulatory system.
Senator Gregg, along with Senators Alan Simpson, Erskine Bowles and Governor Ed Rendell co-chairs the "Fix the Debt" initiative, which is an effort to develop a comprehensive deficit reduction agreement along the lines of the Simpson-Bowles Commission, on which Senator Gregg served.
In New Hampshire, he is known as champion of land conservation with a more than 30-year commitment to protect the state's environment. His efforts have helped preserve more than 337,000 acres of sensitive land. As the former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, he has also been a major force for promoting excellence in the higher education community. In 2012, Senator Gregg was appointed the first Distinguished Fellow at Dartmouth College where he lectures on national governance and history issues.
Senator Gregg attended Columbia University (A.B. 1969), received his J.D. in 1972 from Boston University Law School and his L.L.M in tax law in 1975.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Honeywell Corporation and the InterContinental Exchange (ICE).
Senator Gregg is married to Kathleen MacLellan Gregg. They have three children: Molly, married to John Otter; Sarah, married to William Orum; and Joshua. They also have two grandchildren.