Mr. Downey is the Executive Editor of The Capitol Forum, responsible for overseeing editorial coverage and growth initiatives. Previously, Mr. Downey was a Senior Vice President at MF Global’s Washington Research Group, where he provided education policy and antitrust policy research for institutional investors.
Prior to his experience at MF Global, Mr. Downey helped launch Potomac Research, a boutique policy research firm, and got his start in the policy analysis world as an associate in Friedman Billings Ramsey’s Washington policy research group. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University.