MFA Announces Ryan Hedgepeth as Vice President of U.S. Government Affairs
April 7, 2021
Corbett: “Ryan’s wealth of knowledge and years of government experience will serve as an asset to MFA as we advocate on behalf of the alternative investments industry.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the hedge fund and global alternative investment industry, today announced Ryan Hedgepeth will join the organization as Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs. Hedgepeth comes to MFA from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), where he served as deputy executive director for member engagement.
“We’re thrilled to have Ryan join the MFA team,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of Managed Funds Association. “His wealth of knowledge and years of government experience will serve as an asset to MFA as we advocate on behalf of the alternative investments industry. The greatest beneficiaries of hedge funds are pensions, hospital endowments, and charitable foundations. Tens of millions of Americans benefit from our industry, and Ryan will be instrumental in helping MFA highlight our value to policymakers.”
Prior to the DCCC, Hedgepeth worked in a variety of senior political and policy roles during his more than 20-year career on Capitol Hill and in the Obama Administration. Hedgepeth has served as Chief of Staff for four members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hedgepeth earned a BA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park. He reports to Jillien Flores, Head of U.S. Government Affairs.
About the Global Alternative Investment Industry
The global alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, managed futures and private investment firms, has assets under management of approximately $3.7 trillion. 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 130 member firms collectively manage nearly $1.6 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, supporting a global policy environment that fosters growth in the alternative investment industry. www.managedfunds.org