Blake Hanlon

Blake Hanlon

VP of Government Relations

About the Author

About the Author

Blake Hanlon leads Equifax's US government relations team. Prior to joining Equifax in August 2018, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor (2004-2007) where he worked closely with the Employment & Training Administration on all workforce issues, including unemployment insurance. He also has held government relations roles with OneMain Financial, Best Buy and HSBC. He was appointed as a business representative on the Hennepin County (MN) Workforce Investment Board in 2017 and is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Masters from The George Washington University.

Recent Articles by this Author

Recent Articles

Verification Automated, Real-Time Verifications can Speed Up Eligibility Determinations for Federal Rental Assistance Funding

States and local agencies struggle to disburse critical rental assistance to eligible Americans  Even with a new CDC eviction moratori [...]

Identity & Fraud New DOL Requirements Help States Fight Unemployment Fraud

New Legislation Helps State Workforce Agencies Prevent Unemployment Fraud and Benefit Overpayments Signed into law on December 27, 2020, ad [...]

Identity & Fraud U.S. DoL Provides $100 Million to Help Combat Unemployment Fraud

New federal funds aimed at helping state workforce agencies prevent unemployment fraud and benefit overpayments The U.S. Department of Labo [...]