Erin Barry Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs
|Rob Van Raaphorst|
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 22, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Erin Barry has joined MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, she will be responsible for representing MBA's legislative and policy issues on Capitol Hill, with a primary focus on Democratic members of the U.S. Senate. She starts in her position at MBA today.
Ms. Barry is joining MBA from Capitol Hill where she has spent her entire professional career.
"Erin brings impressive Capitol Hill experience and a deep knowledge of real estate finance issues with her to MBA. Her understanding of our issues and the political and legislative process will make her a critical part of the team serving our members' interests," said David H. Stevens, CMB, MBA's President and CEO.
"I have worked frequently with Erin over the years on a number of issues, and always been impressed by her ability, intelligence, and passion for her work. She will become a valuable addition to our legislative and public policy team," said Bill Killmer, MBA's Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs.
Among her various roles, she most recently served as a Professional Staff Member for the United States Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, with a focus on housing finance issues. Additionally she has worked for Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) where she was a Legislative Assistant on banking and housing issues and Representative Dan Boren (D-OK), as Senior Legislative Assistant.
Ms. Barry has a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and History from The George Washington University.