Steve Hinkson

Director, Communications

Steve Hinkson is MFA’s Director of Communications. Steve is responsible for managing day-to-day media operations, focusing on both pro-active and re-active coverage of regulatory, legal, and general industry issues. He is also the key point-of-contact and relationship manager for Washington-based media and Congressional press staff relevant to MFA’s issues.

Steve joined MFA from Dezenhall Resources, where he counseled corporations, trade associations, and high profile individuals in need of crisis management, media defense, and public affairs support. Prior to his work at Dezenhall, Steve was Director of Political Communication for Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research, where he advised The White House, Members of Congress, and state party caucuses on messaging and communications strategy. Additionally, Steve has served as a speechwriter for Senator Mike DeWine, and as a freelance speechwriter and consultant for corporate interests.

Steve earned his B.A. in English from Denison University, and his M.A. in Communication from Wake Forest University.

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