Mark A. Bloomfield
President & CEO
For more than four decades, Mark has been a leading advocate in Washington for pro-growth approaches to U.S. economic policy, in particular, tax, energy, environmental, regulatory, and trade issues. He has appeared on numerous TV networks and major news outlets and serves as a regular contributor for Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank and The Hill newspaper. Mark also hosts the renowned ACCF Economic Policy Evenings — monthly intimate dinner gatherings of Members of Congress, journalists, and business leaders to discuss politics and economic policy in an off-the-record, no holds-barred setting setting that has been called “Washington’s Last Salon.” Mark has testified before the U.S. Congress, corporate boards, and civic groups. He has also contributed to six books on tax and economic policy.
George David Banks
Executive Vice President
George David Banks is Executive Vice President at the American Council for Capital Formation. He is an economist, political consultant, and policy advocate, focusing on energy, environment, and trade. Banks has published reports and opinion editorials on a variety of policy issues, including climate change, civil nuclear power, and energy markets and trade. He is also a fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and a member of the ClearPath Foundation’s advisory board. Most recently, he served as President Donald Trump’s Special Assistant for International Energy and Environment at the National Economic and National Security Councils – a position that required him to manage workstreams related to his portfolio across the federal government.
Timothy M. Doyle
Vice President of Policy and General Counsel
Timothy M. Doyle is Vice President of Policy and General Counsel at the American Council for Capital Formation. Timothy has a diverse policy and legal background in multiple areas including energy, environment, financial services and regulatory issues.
Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber
Pınar Cebi Wilber’s research interests are diversified and include energy policy, tax policy, international trade and finance, and general government policy. Recently, Pınar has researched issues related to climate change legislation including the impact of such legislation on the U.S. economy. She has also done extensive research on the effect of government policies on retirement saving as well as the use of annuities in retirement.
Senior Fellow & Director of Energy Innovation Programs, ACCF Center for Policy Research
Drew Bond promotes the acceleration of energy innovation in America. He is an entrepreneur with a diverse background in business and public policy, with an emphasis on energy innovation and technology startups. In addition to his role at ACCF, he is the President & CEO of PowerField Energy, which offers the simplest ground-mounted solar energy systems in the world.
Dr. Margo Thorning
Senior Economic Policy Advisor
Dr. Margo Thorning has frequently testified as an expert witness on capital formation, tax, energy and environmental policies before multiple U.S. congressional committees. She has also traveled coast to coast to present findings to state and local lawmakers, business organizations and the media on the economic impact of climate change policies on local job and economic growth.
Director of Communications
Mike Burita oversees the day to day communications, media relations, and marketing efforts for the organization. He has over twenty years of strategic communications experience working on behalf of a number of think tanks, trade associations and corporate clients. Mike is a graduate of The Ohio State University.
Hamideh Kashaninejad oversees the management and reporting of the finances for the ACCF and ACCF Center for Policy Research. Hamideh received a B.A. from Campbell University.