As communications coordinator, Hayze provides support on CFI’s communications materials and analytics, helps with project coordination, and plays a large role in the logistics for CFI’s convenings, including RFF and Financial Inclusion Week.
Hayze recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in political communication and political science. While in college, Hayze developed an academic passion for the interaction between rural populations, the lack of economic opportunity, and the rise of illiberalism, leading to an invitation to speak at The Atlantic Festival 2022. Hayze has work-related internship experience with the United States’ largest non-profit LGBTQ+ rights organization and his hometown Arizona local government. In his free time, Hayze enjoys spending time in nature, going to baseball games, and visiting historical sites.