Jackson Mueller is an associate director at the Milken Institute's Center for Financial Markets. He focuses on FinTech, capital formation policy, and financial markets education initiatives. Prior to joining the Institute, Mueller was an assistant vice president at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), where he focused on a broad range of financial services-related policies, provided legislative and regulatory updates to executive-level government relations staff, and conducted analysis of key issues relevant to SIFMA's members. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Richmond and a master's degree in public policy from American University. He works at the Institute's Washington office.