Mark A. Bloomfield
President & CEO
For more than four decades, Mark has been a prominent voice in the media on current political and economic issues. On any given day, he may be interviewed on Fox Business Network at sunrise, and again as the market closes on CNBC. CNN noted, he is “well-schooled in the arts of both economics and politics and is one of the most influential figures operating behind the scenes in Congress.” Mark is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, where he was also the subject of The Weekend Interview. Mark regularly contributes to Fortune and The Hill, Capitol Hill’s leading newspaper.
Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President
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.
Nonresident 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.
Director of Finance & Office Administration
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.
Executive Assistant & Director of Events
Frédérique assists Mark Bloomfield in all of his administrative needs. She plans, coordinates and oversees all ACCF and ACCF-CPR events. Frédérique is of Dutch nationality and has been reared and educated in Europe and holds the equivalent of a B.B.A. from the college of Schoevers Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She also serves the ACCF Board of Directors as Corporate Secretary.