David Mitchell
David Mitchell

Director of Government and External Relations

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

David Mitchell is the director of government and external relations at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, he was the associate director for policy and market solutions at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, where he led a growing team responsible for amplifying research and spurring action to address the short- and long-term financial challenges facing low- and moderate-income Americans, including income volatility, retirement insecurity, and consumer debt. Mitchell previously worked as a legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), handling health care and Social Security issues and working on the landmark health reform law that passed in 2010. He also has held positions with the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the White House National Economic Council, the law firm Hogan Lovells, the Office of Management and Budget, Citizens for Tax Justice, and the National Association of Community Health Centers. He holds a B.A. in political science from Tufts University, an M.PA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Public Interest Law Scholar.

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