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Ed Mierzwinski

Consumer Director, U.S. PIRG

Ed Mierzwinski is the consumer program director for U.S. PIRG. He often testifies before Congress and state legislatures and has authored numerous reports on consumer and financial issues, from credit bureau errors to skyrocketing ATM and bank fees, as well as on dangerous products, from toys and playgrounds to tobacco. He is often quoted in the national press, has been profiled in The New York Times and has appeared on numerous network news shows. He edited the 1993 edition of AARP's "Your Credit," a guidebook focused on the credit needs of older women. From 1993-1995 he was a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors Consumer Advisory Council. Before joining the U.S. PIRG staff in 1989, he was Executive Director of Connecticut PIRG. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut (BA, MS).


Biography last updated May 15, 2003