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MFA Announces Erik Johnson as Vice President, US Government Affairs

Corbett: “Erik will play a central role in our ongoing efforts to educate policymakers on the value of the private fund and alternative investment industry to markets, institutional investors, and everyday Americans in all 50 states.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the global private fund and alternative investment industry, today announced Erik Johnson as Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs. Johnson joins MFA from Daly Consulting Group, where he served as Managing Director.

“Erik will be a tremendous asset for the MFA advocacy team,” said Jillien Flores, MFA Executive Vice President and Head of Global Government Affairs. “Erik brings over fifteen years of state and federal financial services public policy expertise. He will make an immediate impact in our advocacy on behalf of members.”

Prior to his work at Daly Consulting Group, Johnson served as the Policy Director for the Office of Gov. John Kasich (R-OH). He previously worked as a legislative aide for Rep. Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) and Sen. George V. Voinovich (R-OH). Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Erik to our talented advocacy team,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of MFA. “Erik will play a central role in our ongoing efforts to educate policymakers on the value of the private fund and alternative investment industry to markets, institutional investors, and everyday Americans in all 50 states.”

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About the Global Alternative Investment Industry
The global hedge fund and alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, credit, managed futures, and hybrid funds that invest in private companies, has assets under management of $4.3 trillion (Q3 2021). The industry serves thousands of public and private pension funds, charitable endowments, foundations, sovereign governments, and other global institutional investors by providing portfolio diversification and risk-adjusted returns to help meet their funding obligations and return targets.

About the Managed Funds Association
Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for regulatory, tax, and other public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA’s more than 150 member firms collectively manage nearly $2.6 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time. MFA has a global presence and is active in Washington, London, Brussels, and Asia. www.managedfunds.org.