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Cody Hounanian

Cody Hounanian is the executive director of Student Debt Crisis Center, working on issues like consumer protection policies and student loan refinancing. Cody writes about the need for fair educational loan policies. His work has appeared on NBC and in The Nation, the Los Angeles TimesThe New York Times, The Wall Street JournalForbesVice, NBC and others.

In his previous role as program director, Cody took the lead in developing the SDCC’s strong digital presence, and he worked to significantly ramp up online advocacy. Cody has been quoted as an expert on student debt in a wide variety of national and local media outlets. Today, as executive director, Cody oversees the budget and program management of SDCC and is in charge of day-to-day operations. Cody is a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University’s Data Analytics and Policy program; he has a degree in political science from University of California, Santa Barbara.