John G. Gaine is MFA’s President Emeritus, a role he assumed in February 2008 following a ten-year tenure as president. Prior to becoming MFA’s president in 1997, from 1993 to 1997, Mr. Gaine was MFA’s director of government relations and general counsel.
From 1981 to1993, Mr. Gaine worked in private practice specializing in commodities and related areas, and, from 1977 to 1981, he was the General Counsel for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Gaine received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1964, and his LL.B. from Harvard University in 1967. He is admitted both to the Washington, D.C. bar and the New York bar.