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ASA Names Kelli McMorrow Head of Government Affairs

Association bolsters Washington advocacy and enters into fixed income lobbying.

WASHINGTON – The American Securities Association (ASA) today announced the hiring of Kelli McMorrow as Head of Government Affairs and Director of Fixed Income Policy. In this role, McMorrow will be responsible for advocating ASA’s policy agenda before Congress and regulatory agencies, and spearhead its fixed income advocacy. “Kelli is a well-respected leader with tremendous experience advancing the financial industry’s priorities on both sides of the aisle in Washington,” said ASA CEO Chris Iacovella. “Kelli’s policy expertise, network, and background in both the public and private sector will help drive ASA’s economic opportunity agenda.”

Before joining ASA, McMorrow was Senior Vice President at the Bond Dealers of America. She has more than a decade of Washington experience in policy, political, and operational capacities, including several years as a congressional staffer. McMorrow also served as Chief of Staff to former Representative Randy Neugebauer (R-TX), a senior leader and Subcommittee Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.

In addition to her congressional experience, McMorrow has advocated on behalf of industry associations, focusing extensively on tax and financial policy. She began her career on the staff of her former hometown congressman, Representative Donald Manzullo (R-IL).

McMorrow holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a certificate from the Women's Campaign School at Yale University.


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