Staff

Ian Gary

Executive Director

Ian Gary is a senior policy, research and advocacy professional with over 25 years of experience in fiscal transparency and accountability, international development, and the reform of natural resource governance. Prior to joining The FACT Coalition as executive director, Ian directed Oxfam America’s global policy, advocacy and program work focused on promoting transparent and accountable …

Erica Hanichak

Government Affairs Director

Erica Hanichak is the government affairs director at the FACT Coalition, where she leads the group’s engagement with federal policymakers, particularly as it pertains to the FACT’s anti-money laundering priorities. Erica is an advocacy professional dedicated to improving U.S. anti-money laundering safeguards and mitigating global corruption. Before joining FACT, Erica spent five years working with U.S.-based nonprofits …

Ryan Gurule

Policy Director

Ryan has extensive and broad industry experience counseling senior executives contemplating strategic transactions or navigating complex tax and corporate legal questions. Most recently, Ryan has acted as Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel for a multibillion USD enterprise value family of traditional and renewable energy logistics companies. Ryan previously practiced tax and corporate law at the international law firms Latham & Watkins LLP and …

Christopher Boose

Policy Fellow

Christopher Boose is a policy fellow with FACT, where he advances the coalition’s work on climate issues, supports coalition member engagement, and provides administrative support. Boose is an aspiring policy advocate focused on a range of good governance and progressive issues, foreign and domestic. He joins the FACT Coalition after previously working as an intern …

Patricia Ainembabazi

Atlas Corps Research and Advocacy Fellow

Informed by a deep understanding of current affairs, Patricia’s main work is around political theory, human rights, international public law and international relations. She has more than nine years of experience in non-profit, private and public sectors, leveraging expertise in policy advocacy, strategic communications, project management, report writing and public relations. Over the years, Patricia …

Sofia Gonzalez

Policy Fellow

Sofia Gonzalez is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. Passionate about economic justice and transparency, she majored in International Relations and minored in Anthropology. She recently completed internships with the US Department of State, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, NuStar, as well as an international law firm. At UT Austin, she …