Ed Mills joined Raymond James in November 2017 as a managing director and Washington policy analyst, bringing more than 15 years of Washington, D.C., experience. Mr. Mills concentrates on the impact of Wall Street reform and housing finance policy on the financial markets and provides in-depth analysis of student lending, budget, and corporate taxation policy. He is frequently consulted by policymakers and stakeholders, and his work has been featured extensively in media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, American Banker, and CNBC. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Mills spent more than seven years as an analyst and head of the Washington Policy Group at FBR & Co and nearly a decade on Capitol Hill. He worked in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, serving as a professional staff member for the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, a financial services policy advisor for Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney of New York, and a senior banking and finance policy advisor for the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He holds a B.A. in political science from Boston College.