Official Mailing Address:
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20037
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Dan LaBert is the Executive Director of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He oversees the daily operations of NACBA and develops strategic direction for the organization in conjunction with the board of directors. In 2015, Dan’s accomplishments with NACBA earned him inclusion on the Fastcase 50 list. The Fastcase 50 highlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers — people who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services
Prior to joining NACBA, LaBert served as the Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President for the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs and Executive Director of the Bar Association of Lehigh County in Allentown, Pennsylvania. LaBert received the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal Executive Spotlight Award in 2011 and Top 20 Under 40 Executives in 2010.
LaBert also served as Executive Director for the Brewers of Pennsylvania, Senior Director with PBS, in multiple positions with the Leadership Institute (a nationwide nonprofit and nonpartisan leadership training organization) and consulted for U.S. Lacrosse.
Prior to transferring to Pennsylvania State University where he earned a B.S. in political science, LaBert attended the University of Buffalo for three years on a full athletic scholarship in football. He served on the board of governors for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, the executive committee of the Lehigh Valley Consortium of Professional Associations and the board of directors for The First Tee of the Lehigh Valley.
Director of Events
Event Management, Membership Support, & Technical Assistance
Rachael started working with NACBA in October of 2009. She oversees all NACBA Conventions and workshops. She is also heavily involved in membership services. Her event planning talents have brought many enhancements to our educational programs.
Prior to joining NACBA, Rachael was the Special Events Coordinator at the world-renowned Cleveland Institute of Music, where she was responsible for programs ranging from Commencement to major concerts and special events. Rachael also had extensive prior experience at both American Greetings and National City Bank.
Director of Government Affairs & Communications
Legislative & Media Inquiries
Krista D’Amelio joined NACBA in April 2017 as Director of Government Affairs and Communications. D’Amelio’s work will focus on strengthening relationships and increasing advocacy reach with elected officials and government agencies to enhance their understanding and support of NACBA’s issues.
Prior to joining NACBA, D’Amelio served as Global Government Affairs Coordinator at Airlines for America where she assisted to increase advocacy reach and lobbying capabilities of the organization. Previously, she was the Associate Director of College Partner Relations at the Center for Student Opportunity where she helped first-generation students on the road to and through college.
A native of Connecticut, D’Amelio began her career in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and on gubernatorial campaigns. She received duel Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Science degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Membership & Marketing Associate
Catherine (Cat) joined NACBA in spring of 2015, just prior to the annual convention in Chicago. Cat serves as a Membership and Marketing Associate and is responsible for membership recruitment and retention and handling of annual dues. Cat brings 15 years of nonprofit and trade association experience to NACBA, having worked with many prominent technology trade associations including the Consumer Electronics Association and the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee.
Digital Communications Associate
Chere Williams joined NACBA in 2015. She oversees NACBA NOW and assists in membership services, and promoting online community building.
Prior to joining NACBA Chere was a Volunteer Relations Manager with ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership where she managed a number of committees and section councils including the Legal Section Council. She also has extensive experience in volunteer, membership, event, and account management along with online community building through her positions at AIIM: Association for Information and Image Management, AHIP: America’s Health Insurance Plans, and the National Alliance of Black School Educators.
Tara Twomey is the Amicus Project Director for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and currently Of Counsel to the National Consumer Law Center. She is currently a Lecturer in Law at Stanford, and has previously lectured at Harvard and Boston College Law Schools. Tara is a former Clinical Instructor at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School where her practice focused, in part, on sustainable homeownership for low- and moderate-income homeowners. She is a contributing author of several books published by the National Consumer Law Center including, Foreclosures: Defenses, Workouts and Mortgage Servicing and Bankruptcy Basics. Ms. Twomey is also a co-principal investigator, along with Professor Katherine M. Porter of the University of Iowa, for a national study examining mortgage claims in consumer bankruptcy cases.