Jamie Wall Joins SIFMA Advocacy Team

Washington, D.C., December 19, 2018 – SIFMA today announced that Jamie Wall has been appointed as executive vice president, Advocacy.  In this capacity, she will be SIFMA’s senior government affairs officer and lead SIFMA’s advocacy efforts.

“I am very excited to have Jamie join our team.  Having worked with her, and given her substantial financial services policy and advocacy experience, Jamie will be of great benefit to SIFMA’s members,” said Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., president and CEO of SIFMA.

Joseph Seidel, chief operating officer of SIFMA, added, “Jamie brings significant Capitol Hill experience and industry knowledge to SIFMA.  Her skills will be a welcome addition to SIFMA’s policy and advocacy efforts to promote capital formation and efficient capital markets.”

Ms. Wall joins SIFMA from Subject Matter where she advised a variety of clients, including a number of SIFMA member firms, on legislative, regulatory and political advocacy efforts.  While at Subject Matter, Ms. Wall also engaged various Administration and cabinet agency officials in pursuit of client goals.

Prior to Subject Matter, Ms. Wall was director of global government relations at Honeywell International.  She previously worked on Capitol Hill, serving Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), a member of Senate leadership, and Senator Christopher Bond (R-MO) as a legislative assistant.  Ms. Wall earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas.

Ms. Wall will report directly to Joseph Seidel, SIFMA COO, and will serve as a member of SIFMA’s operating committee.  She will begin with SIFMA in January 2019.


SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. On behalf of our industry’s nearly 1 million employees, we advocate for legislation, regulation and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services. We serve as an industry coordinating body to promote fair and orderly markets, informed regulatory compliance, and efficient market operations and resiliency. We also provide a forum for industry policy and professional development. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit http://www.sifma.org.