Monique Frazier is a partner at Capitol Counsel, LLC. She brings to the firm distinct years of diversified service and experience in public policy, government relations, planning and strategies, and advocacy. Prior to joining Capitol Counsel, Frazier served as Senior Vice President of Federal Government Relations with HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services companies that serves customers globally in over 60 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa in three core businesses: Commercial Banking, Wealth and Personal Banking, and Global Banking and Markets with over 200,000 employees worldwide. Before entering the private sector, Frazier was the Legislative Director with U.S. Representative Mike Ross (D-AR), where she was the senior policy advisor and developed and executed the member’s legislative agenda. Congressman Ross served on the House Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, and Agriculture committees, was a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative Democrats, and served in Democratic leadership as a Floor Whip and on the Democratic Policy & Steering Committee. Frazier also served as Interim Chief of Staff, in addition to Legislation Director, where she was responsible for overall administrative functions, including oversight of budget and staff.
Additionally, Frazier served as a Congressional Affairs Specialist with the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency formed during the Clinton administration to encourage community and national service. She represented the budget, appropriations, and reauthorization requests of the agency and its programs to Congress, which included preparing testimony for the CEO, and engagement with policymakers.
In her positions in both the private and public sectors, Frazier has moderated and participated as a panelist on forums relating to legislative policy and voting. She is known for her well-established networking alliance comprised of diverse constituencies, confirmed through her history of successful strategizing on and off Capitol Hill.
While working for Congressman Ross, Frazier assisted with signature legislation passed during his tenure, including Sarbanes-Oxley, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act), and USA PATRIOT Act.
During her time with HSBC, landmark legislation was enacted, including the Dodd-Frank Act, CARD Act, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), USMCA, and the CARES Act.