Raphael Williams

Raffi Williams

Raffi Williams is MFA’s Vice President of Communications. In this role, he works to advance MFA’s agenda on policy issues and educate the public about the hedge fund and alternative asset management industry.

Raffi joined MFA from Edelman Smithfield, a financial communications practice within Edelman, the world’s largest PR company. At Edelman Smithfield, he developed and executed communications strategies for financial services companies and trade associations. Prior to Edelman Smithfield, Raffi served as the Acting Director of Communications for the Federal Housing Finance Agency and as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has also worked on Capitol Hill and for political campaigns. In 2015, he was named to Forbes “30 Under 30.”

Raffi earned his B.A. from Haverford College in Haverford, PA.