Mallika Vastare
Vice President of Government Relations
The Furman Group, Inc.
Ms. Vastare is the Vice President of Government Relations for The Furman Group. In this capacity, she works directly with Members of Congress and their District and Capitol Hill staff to influence legislation relating to water and infrastructure. Ms. Vastare also works closely with Administration officials, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Army Corps of Engineers to track and influence Federal regulations.

Prior to joining The Furman Group, Ms. Vastare worked as a legislative assistant for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, where she worked closely with Capitol Hill staffers on developing legislation. While at NAFCU, she handled a diverse range of banking issues related to housing and economic policy, including tax reform and housing finance reform.

Ms. Vastare currently serves as a co-chair for Women in Government Relations. Additionally, she is a member of the Young Lobbyists Network and the American League of Lobbyists.

Ms. Vastare earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Policy at American University.