Learn the in’s and outs of what’s in the legislation and how it will join the arsenal of federal investment tools to strengthen community and economic development nationwide. Also, get an update on FY 18 funding and a projected outlook for FY 19 preparations.
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Presentation: Unpacking the IIOA
Shay Hawkins is Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a member of the Senate Committee on Finance. He also serves as Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth. In this capacity, Hawkins is Senator Scott’s lead policy advisor on Tax and Trade issues. He previously served as Legislative Fellow to Representative Jim Renacci, (R-OH 16) a member of the Ways and Means Committee.
Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Hawkins spent five years as an investment banker at what is now Results International. While with Results International, Hawkins focused on sell-side Mergers and Acquisitions for firms in the Technology, Media, and Telecoms sector.
In addition to his finance and Capitol Hill experience, Hawkins worked as a field coordinator with The LIBRE Initiative, an organization advancing the principles of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community.
A native of Cleveland Ohio, Hawkins started his career as a broker in the online division of what is now Credit Suisse. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from The Ohio State University, his MBA from Columbia Business School as a Credit Suisse First Boston Fellow, and his JD from the Moritz College of Law at OSU.