AIC Staff

Sanaa Amor is the Executive Assistant and PAC manager at the American Investment Council. In this role, she supports the CEO and Senior Management.

Prior to joining the AIC, Sanaa worked in accounting and finance for hedge funds based in New York and Washington, DC.

Sanaa received her BA in finance from American University and is currently pursuing her Master’s in finance at Johns Hopkins University.

Sanaa was born in Morocco and is fluent in French and Arabic.

Brad Bailey is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the American Investment Council (AIC), an advocacy and research organization representing the private equity industry and promoting its successful record of investing across every state in the country. Mr. Bailey leads AIC’s advocacy efforts at the state and federal level on a range of policy issues that impact the industry. He also works with regulators at the state and federal level.

Mr. Bailey joined AIC from the U.S. Department of Treasury, where he served as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs. In that role, he was the Department’s chief liaison with Congress on issues that included domestic and international finance, tax policy and sanctions. At Treasury, he also worked with Congress on passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Before joining the Treasury Department, Mr. Bailey was a senior advisor to former House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and his hometown Congressman, Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Mr. Bailey served as Speaker’s policy advisor on tax, trade and financial services issues from 2013 until Mr. Boehner retired in 2015.

Mr. Bailey holds a B.S. in Finance from Miami University located in Oxford, Ohio and a J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.

Jamal Hagler serves as the Vice President of Research at the American Investment Council. In this role, he leads the AIC’s research department. Previously, Jamal served as Director of Research at the AIC. Prior to joining the AIC, Jamal worked at the Center for American Progress, where he researched a range of policy issues.

Jamal earned his bachelor’s degree from Howard University.

Negra Husikić is the Vice President of Finance & Operations at the American Investment Council. In this role, she oversees the Council’s overall financial strategy and operating efficiency. Negra also serves as Secretary of the AIC Board of Directors.

Prior to joining the Council in 2014, she worked in accounting/finance for Groom Law Group and as a Personal Banker/Loan Officer for Bank of America.

Negra received her BA in International Politics from The Pennsylvania State University. While at Penn State, Negra completed her BA in International Studies and BA in French and Francophone Studies in Paris, France. She holds a Certificate in Corporate Finance from Georgetown University.
Negra was born in Bosnia, grew up in Pittsburgh and currently resides in Washington, DC.

Dillon Iwu serves as Director of Government Affairs for the American Investment Council.

Prior to joining the AIC, Dillon worked for five years as a Senior Field Representative for Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), who also serves as Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. In this role, he drafted and tracked legislation that expanded opportunities for equity investment in low-income communities.

Dillon also has extensive grassroots political experience working as an organizer for the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) and as a Senior Field Director for both Vote Atlantic City Proud and Stand Up & Vote Louisiana.

Dillon also serves as a board member for the Los Angeles Venture Associates updating the organization on state and federal legislation that would impact the venture capital and private equity ecosystem in California.

Dillon received his B.A. in Political Science from Towson University in 2013 and his M.P.A. from Wilmington University in 2016.  

Mike Lukso serves as Vice President of Government Affairs at the American Investment Council. Prior to joining AIC, Lukso served as Legislative Director for Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), and advised the Congressman on policy issues before the Financial Services Committee. Earlier in his career, he worked for Rep. John Delaney (D-MD.), Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL), Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC), and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL).

He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Drew Maloney is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Investment Council (AIC).  The AIC is an advocacy and resource organization that represents the private equity industry and promotes the industry’s successful record of investing in every state across our country.

Prior to joining AIC, Maloney served as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs. Unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he served as the principal liaison between Treasury and Congress. In this role, he worked on a range of major issues including the passage of the first major tax reform effort in more than three decades, financial services reform, foreign investment reforms, trade policy, and sanctions. Maloney received Treasury’s Distinguished Service Award for his achievements and leadership.

Prior to Maloney’s appointment to the Treasury Department, he served as a corporate officer and Vice President of Government and External Affairs for Hess Corporation, a global independent energy company. Maloney led international, federal, and state government affairs, communications, corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Earlier in his career, Maloney was CEO of Ogilvy Government Relations, a prominent bipartisan government affairs firm. Maloney was a founder of the advocacy firm that was purchased by Ogilvy (a WPP company).

Maloney is recognized as a leading government affairs expert, with more than 25 years of experience in both the public and the private sectors. He has held senior positions for several congressman including members of the House Leadership. He also served as a senior advisor to several presidential campaigns and advised on presidential transition efforts for legislative affairs.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Randolph-Macon College and a J.D. from Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law.

Maloney is active in his community. He is the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in the Smithsonian Institution. He serves on the board of directors for the Meridian International Center and is a member of the Washington gold chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He also serves on DC Mayor Bowser’s Financial Services Regulatory Sandbox and Innovation Council. Maloney also serves on the board of Inframark, a water infrastructure company and previously served on the board of EllieMae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage industry. He was a member of the Board of Trustees at Randolph-Macon College.

Ian Morgan acts as a Research Assistant at the American Investment Council. In this role, he helps provide technical assistance to the AIC’s research department. Ian previously served as policy analyst at Kabbage Inc. in Atlanta covering privacy and lending policies.
Ian earned his BS in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.

Jason Mulvihill currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for the American Investment Council. As Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Mulvihill has responsibility for legislative, regulatory, and international matters considered by the AIC. He oversees the AIC’s Regulatory Committee, Tax Committee, General Counsels Committee and the Chief Compliance Officers Working Group.

Before joining the AIC, Mulvihill served as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel for Senator John Ensign (R-NV). In this capacity, Mulvihill was responsible for tax and trade issues before the Senate Finance Committee. He was one of the principal Republican staff who crafted the bipartisan renewable energy tax credit legislation that was signed into law in 2008. In early 2009, he developed and secured enactment of cancellation of debt income legislation.  Mulvihill also helped to prevent changes in the tax treatment of carried interest, publicly traded partnerships, and deferral.

Mulvihill joined Senator Ensign’s staff after serving as Senior Counsel for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Before working on Capitol Hill, Mulvihill was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, D.C., practicing antitrust law.

Mulvihill graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University, and received his law degree from Columbia University Law School. He is a member of the New York State and District of Columbia Bars.

Emily Schillinger currently serves as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the American Investment Council. In this role, she develops and leads the Council’s comprehensive communications and media affairs strategy.

Prior to joining the AIC, she served for over fifteen years at the highest levels of government at the White House, the Senate, and the House of Representatives.

Most recently, she served as Communications Director of the House Ways and Means Committee where she advised members of the committee and led the committee’s communications strategy for the successful passage of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Before joining the Ways & Means Committee, Schillinger served as Press Secretary to Speaker of the House John Boehner. Prior to this, she served as Communications Director to U.S. Senator John Barrasso and the Senate Republican Policy Committee.

Earlier in her career, Schillinger served in the George W. Bush Administration as Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce and as Assistant Press Secretary at the White House.

She grew up in Columbus, Georgia and received her bachelor’s degree from Clemson University. She and her husband Ian live in Washington, D.C.

Amy Selco is the Vice President of Membership, Marketing and Engagement.

Previously, Amy has held executive positions with Venture Philanthropy Partners, Meridian International Center, PeacePlayers International and Round House Theatre.

Amy holds a B.A. from Ithaca College and an Ed.M. in Administration, Policy and Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Andrew Shult is the Vice President of Creative & Digital Strategy for the American Investment Council. In this capacity, he directs content creation and drives online communications, advertising, and digital advocacy campaigns.

Prior to joining AIC, he served as Digital Director for Vice President Mike Pence, crafting messaging and content for online platforms. Previously, he created digital and creative content for Majority Whip Steve Scalise and the House Oversight Committee.

Andrew earned his BA in political science from the University of Richmond. He serves as a captain in the United States Army Reserve.

Maggie Sinclair serves as an Office Coordinator supporting Senior Management at the AIC.

Prior to joining the AIC she provided high level support to an education nonprofit, including events, and office management.

Maggie grew up in Ohio and received her bachelor’s degree from Miami University. She and her husband live in Washington, DC.