Dawn Stump

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Dawn Stump
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Occupation Commissioner
Employer CFTC
Location Washington D.C.
LinkedIn Profile

Dawn Stump is a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She was confirmed by the US Senate on August 28, 2018. She is a Republican member of the commission and was nominated by President Donald Trump in July of 2017.[1][2][3] [4]

During her career in Washington, DC, Stump has served as a consultant, exchange executive, lobbyist, legislative aide and founder of Stump Strategic, a public affairs firm aimed at bringing business and government together to address issues in financial services through advocacy, education, and coalition development.[5]


Prior to joining the CFTC, Stump served as senior vice president and head of government affairs for the Futures Industry Association (FIA).[6] She was appointed to the position on August 23, 2012 and began serving on September 10, 2012. She worked on strategic planning for members' advocacy, coalition building in Washington, and government education.

Before joining the FIA, Stump was a senior vice president of government affairs at NYSE Euronext in Washington D.C. [7]

Stump held several staff positions for members of both the House and Senate Agricultural Committees from 2001 to 2010, including as a legislative adviser to the Senate committee's ranking Republican, Saxby Chambliss. As a staffer, she assisted with the oversight of the CFTC, the reauthorization of the Commodity Exchange Act and the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.[8][9]


Stump received a degree in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University. [10]


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  2. Senate Confirms Contenders for Key Posts on U.S. Swaps Regulator. Bloomberg.
  3. President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts. The White House.
  4. Trump to nominate Senate Democratic Aide for CFTC. Reuters.
  5. Trump to nominate ex-NYSE Euronext VP Dawn DeBerry Stump to CFTC. Reuters.
  6. Contact FIA. Futures Industry Association.
  7. FIA Announces Hiring of Dawn Stump as Head of Government Affairs. FIA.
  8. NYSE Hires Senate Agriculture Staffer To Lobby On Derivatives. ADFN.com.
  9. Tump, Dawn. OpenSecrets.org.
  10. Dawn Stump. LinkedIn.