Justin Underwood

Director of Member Relations

Justin Underwood is a seasoned professional with a robust background in executive leadership, notably serving as the Executive Director and CEO of the American Bankers Association Securities Association (ABASA). His career trajectory includes valuable experience on Capitol Hill, where he honed his understanding of legislative processes and the regulatory landscape within the banking sector.

Prior to his role at the ABA, Justin contributed his expertise to esteemed financial institutions, including a notable stint at Morgan Stanley's London office, where he gained insights into international banking practices. His involvement with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Bond Dealers of America further broadened his understanding of the financial industry's intricacies.

In 2022, he was recognized as an honoree for the Washington Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Business Leaders in DC. Justin holds a master’s degree in government and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.