Economic Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Jon Tester
Dana Chasin is a fiscal and financial policy advisor who has worked in legislative and advocacy capacities in Washington and for investment banking and financial not-for-profit organizations in New York.
Mr. Chasin currently serves as an economic policy advisor to U.S. Senator Jon Tester of Montana, focusing on federal budget and banking policy. Immediately prior, Mr. Chasin was Legislative and Policy Liaison to Congress and the Obama administration at Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), a national coalition supporting comprehensive financial regulatory reform and as a member of the AFR Too Big to Fail Task Force. Previous to joining AFR, Mr. Chasin was Senior Advisor at OMB Watch, a non-profit, non-partisan think tank in Washington, researching and advising on federal fiscal policy. He previously served as Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Mark Dayton, covering judiciary, tax, budget, and banking issues.
Mr. Chasin began his career in New York City, where he practiced law as an Associate in the Labor Department of the New York firm of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler. Thereafter, he was Senior Program Officer at the Financial Services Volunteer Corps, an organization and providing financial sector technical assistance to the former Soviet bloc countries following the fall of the Berlin Wall. He then spent six years as Vice President in the global Project Finance team at Société Générale, the international investment bank.
Mr. Chasin has published op-ed articles in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, and Talking Points Memo, among other publications.
He earned a B.A. at Yale College, where he majored in Philosophy and Political Science, a Juris Doctorate at Harvard Law School, and a Master of Public Administration degree at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.