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. 
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.
Prior to joining the CFTC, Stump served as senior vice president and head of government affairs for the Futures Industry Association (FIA). 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.
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.
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