David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), announced the promotion of two current staffers, Meghan Sullivan and Rob Van Raaphorst, from director to associate vice presidents.
Sullivan, MBA’s lobbyist focusing primarily on Republican members of the U.S. Senate, has served in several positions at MBA, including director of Legislative Affairs, director of State Government Affairs, assistant director of State Government Affairs and government affairs associate. In addition to her time at the MBA, Sullivan has also worked at the Association of Global Automakers and the office of Senator John E. Sununu. Sullivan has a B.A. degree from Georgetown University.
Van Raaphorst, whose primary functions include media relations and public affairs strategy joined MBA in January 2013 from DCI GROUP, where he had been a director in their public affairs practice. Previously, Van Raaphorst worked at Burson-Marsteller, R&R Partners and the Republican Governors Association. He has a B.S. degree in communications from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.