Ethan Saxon Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced Ethan Saxon joined the association as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs, responsible for advocating MBA’s legislative and policy priorities on Capitol Hill, with a primary focus on Democratic members of the United States Senate.
Saxon joins MBA from Capitol Hill, where he has spent the majority of his professional career. Previously, he served as Chief of Staff for Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., and as Deputy Chief of Staff for Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. He has also served on congressional staff for Reps. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam, and Jim Maloney, D-Conn. In addition to his extensive Capitol Hill experience, he has worked for R&R Partners, Gallatin Public Affairs, the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves and the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
“Ethan’s extensive career on Capitol Hill, and experience in public policy, make him the ideal individual to join MBA’s legislative and political affairs team,” said MBA President & CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB. “Our members will benefit from his experience, tenacity, and knowledge of the legislative process.”
“Throughout his career, Ethan has worked on a variety of complex issues with numerous members of Congress. I am confident he will be a great addition to our team,” said Bill Killmer, MBA’s Chief Lobbyist and Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs.
Saxon holds a Master of Arts in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College; a Master of Arts in liberal studies, with a concentration in international affairs, from Georgetown University; and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the Australian National University.