The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
has announced that Erin Barry has joined MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs, where 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. Barry joins the 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,” said David H. Stevens, CMB, MBA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Her understanding of our issues and the political and legislative process will make her a critical part of the team serving our members’ interests.”
Among her various roles, Barry 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 Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) where she was a Legislative Assistant on banking and housing issues and Rep. Dan Boren (D-OK), as Senior Legislative Assistant.
“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,” said Bill Killmer, MBA’s Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs. “She will become a valuable addition to our legislative and public policy team.”