The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced the promotion of Josh Denney, AMP to vice president of public policy. In his position, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management of MBA's single-family residential mortgage public policy development, including the association's team of residential policy issue experts, and will assist with outreach to key stakeholders. Denney will also continue to staff MBA's Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG). Josh will continue to report to MBA's senior vice president of public policy and industry relations, Steve O'Connor.
"Josh has been a critical member of MBA's public policy and government affairs team for the last six years," said John A. Courson, MBA's president and chief executive officer. "His industry knowledge and policy development experience will serve MBA well as he works with our members and leads our team in building the public policy initiatives that will reshape the way the mortgage banking industry does business."
Before joining MBA's government affairs group in early 2004 as the association's primary liaison with Senate Republicans, Denney was staff director of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance and Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE). He advised the Senator on financial, economic and commerce issues, including banking, housing, taxes and the federal budget. Denney came to the Senate from Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick in Washington, where he managed public affairs campaigns for a variety of government, corporate and non-profit clients.
Denney holds a master's degree in political management from The George Washington University. He holds bachelor degrees in political science and corporate communication from Southern Methodist University. Denney earned his Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) designation in 2007.
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