Andrew came to RFA from Capitol Hill, where he served as Legislative Assistant for Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) and Representative Stephen Fincher (R-TN). In those roles Mr. Palmer developed an ardent interest and understanding of banking and financial services policy.
As Legislative Assistant for Representative Fleischmann, Andrew oversaw a diverse portfolio of issues including appropriations, financial services, transportation, housing and telecommunications. He gained a deep understanding of the Federal legislative process, specifically with respect to the crafting and consideration of appropriations bills. As an aide to Representative Fincher, Andrew served a vital role in the passage of legislation to reform and reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
He began his career in the office of Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and has been active on several Republican congressional campaigns.