Ethan Saxon Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 6, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Ethan Saxon has joined the association as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, he will be responsible for advocating MBA's legislative and policy priorities on Capitol Hill, with a primary focus on Democratic members of the United States Senate. He began work at MBA on November 5.
Saxon joins MBA from Capitol Hill, where he spent the majority of his professional career. "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. Our members will benefit from his experience, tenacity, and knowledge of the legislative process," said Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, MBA's President and CEO.
"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.
Among his various roles, Saxon has served as Chief of Staff for Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) and as Deputy Chief of Staff for Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Saxon has also served on congressional staff for Reps. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam) and Jim Maloney (D-CT). 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.
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.