Updated: January 2013

Monica Steinisch

Senior Associate, Editorial

Monica Steinisch joined Consumer Action as a full-time employee in 2011. A seasoned personal finance and consumer education writer, Steinisch frequently worked as a contractor for Consumer Action between 2006 and 2011.

As Consumer Action’s senior editorial associate, Steinisch shares responsibility for writing, editing and updating the organization’s free educational publications, drafting media releases, contributing to legislative testimony and pricing surveys, producing website content and articles for Consumer Action News and Consumer Action INSIDER, and proofreading and editing communications, collateral and content to ensure accuracy and consistency.

From 1995-1999, Steinisch was a credit and housing counselor and then the director of communications for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco. In 1999, she joined Providian Financial as a writer in the company’s corporate communications department. In 2001, she became the staff editor for Financial Finesse, a start-up employee financial education company. As a freelance writer and editor from 2003-2011, Steinisch’s clients, in addition to Consumer Action, included Nolo, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and Suze Orman.

Steinisch holds a B.A. in international relations from U.C. Davis.


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