Joyce Y. Meyer is Executive Vice President, Government Relations at the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI). Meyer is responsible for overseeing ACLI's federal, state, and international advocacy with a special focus on the financial and retirement security ACLI member companies provide to the families they serve. Meyer came to ACLI with decades of experience spanning the U.S. House, Senate, and the White House. As Deputy Assistant to the President, Meyer served as senior White House liaison to the U.S. House, advocating the administration’s policy agenda on Capitol Hill and building member coalitions in support of issues such as tax reform, veterans’ health care, national security, appropriations, the Farm Bill and deregulation initiatives. Prior to her position in the White House, Meyer was Deputy Chief of Staff to Speaker Paul Ryan, her hometown Congressman, whom she served for 18 years in senior-level roles, including Staff Director of the House Committee on Ways and Means, senior advisor on the traveling staff of the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign, and Chief of Staff in Ryan’s Washington, D.C. office. Meyer graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with bachelor degrees in political science and international relations.