Milan P. Yager is a long-time Washington insider having served in senior association and government positions in the public and private sectors. As AIMBE’s Executive Director, he brings experience and success in delivering innovative new programming, organizational leadership, advocacy, and public a airs results in repositioning organizations to achieve operational and strategic objectives. His background includes senior positions in the Administration and Congress including Chief of Staff to now Senate Assistant Majority Leader Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), and Director of the O ce of Economic and Environmental Analysis at the Interstate Commerce Commission. Most recently, Milan served as President and CEO of a national trade association where he delivered dramatic financial results, legislative achievements, and new programming resulting in record membership and a strong financial position. His career also includes senior management and policy advocacy positions for the National Association of Home Builders and United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, as well serving as Legislative Director for Congressman Berkley Bedell (D-IA). He is a graduate of the University of Iowa and has a Masters in Public Administration from American University.