Maya MacGuineas, President

Maya MacGuineas is the President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Her areas of expertise include budget, tax, and economic policy. Through the Committee’s project, FixUS, she also runs a project on the future of the economy, technology, and capitalism. MacGuineas testifies regularly before Congress and has published broadly. MacGuineas comments often on broadcast news and is widely cited by the national press. In the spring of 2009 MacGuineas did a stint on The Washington Post editorial board, covering economic and fiscal policy. MacGuineas has worked at the Brookings Institution and on Wall Street. As a political independent, she has advised numerous candidates for office from both parties, and works regularly with members of Congress on health, economic, tax, and budget policy. Contact her at info[at] and find her on Twitter @MayaMacGuineas.