Ed Hill to Lead BPI’s Government Affairs Team

Industry veteran brings more than two decades of public policy experience to BPI

Washington, D.C. — The Bank Policy Institute has tapped Ed Hill as Senior Vice President and Head of Government Affairs.  In his new role, Ed will manage BPI’s government affairs and advise on strategies to allow banks to maximize their support for their customers and U.S. economic growth.  Ed joins BPI from Bank of America, where he spent more than 20 years managing the bank’s relationships with federal policymakers.  He is well known to policymakers for his substantive knowledge of financial markets and the political process.

“There isn’t a government affairs executive in Washington who has more expertise in financial services policy than Ed,” said Kate Childress, BPI Head of Public Affairs. “Ed walks in the door with the trust of our members and deep relationships with policymakers.”  Added Greg Baer, BPI CEO: “Ed will bring to BPI the extraordinary expertise and affability that have won him both respect and friendship all around Washington.”    

While at Bank of America, Ed led major policy initiatives related to Dodd-Frank, capital markets reforms and capital and liquidity policies. Prior to joining Bank of America, Ed worked for The Financial Services Roundtable, Ernst & Young’s Bank Regulatory and Risk Management Group and the National Governors’ Association.

Ed has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Emory University, a Masters of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University and a Masters of Science in Finance degree from George Washington University.

About Bank Policy Institute.
The Bank Policy Institute (BPI) is a nonpartisan public policy, research and advocacy group, representing the nation’s leading banks and their customers. Our members include universal banks, regional banks and the major foreign banks doing business in the United States. Collectively, they employ almost 2 million Americans, make nearly half of the nation’s small business loans, and are an engine for financial innovation and economic growth.

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