ML Kingsley has worked with the principals of b2gny Group since her appointment in 2016 as Compliance Coordinator for National Strategies, LLC (NSI), helping a diverse audience navigate the variegated rules and regs attendant on Lobbyists and their Clients. While focused primarily on New York’s City and State jurisdictions, ML’s lobbying-compliance responsibilities have ranged disparately across the continental United States.
Prior to coming, in 2012, as a lead researcher and co-editor for a daily newsletter for an international client that NSI was supporting with lobbying and security assistance, ML served as Director of Member Relations and Marketing for the Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union where she worked from 1992–2006 serving the staffs, retirees and families of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund.
A past President and elected Officer of the Maryland chapter of the FBI’s InfraGard program for Public-Private sector information sharing, ML’s volunteer appointments included that of Coordinator for the IMMA-FBI MidAtlantic INLETS Violent Crimes & Terrorism Training Seminar. In 2012 she was awarded, on behalf of the InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance (IMMA), the Governor’s Certificate of Merit, Outstanding Crime Prevention Program for Maryland. The following year she was presented, by officials of the FBI ‘s Baltimore Field Office, with the 2013 Linda Franklin Memorial Achievement Award, the National InfraGard program’s most prestigious award.
ML holds master’s degrees in marketing and in writing from the Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s in English Literature from the American University. Accepted into the George Washington University’s Executive Leadership Doctoral Program, her studies have also taken her to The Brookings Institution and the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES) Public Policy Institute, the CUES Advanced Leadership Institute at Harvard Business School, and the National Association of Federal Credit Union’s Management Development Institute at the University of Maryland University College.