News Release

News Release

Kristin Solheim Joins ICI

Washington, DC; March 6, 2023—The Investment Company Institute (ICI), the leading global association representing regulated investment funds, has named Kristin Solheim as a Government Affairs Officer to work on financial services policy issues, helping to lead outreach to Democrats on Capitol Hill and the Administration. Solheim joins ICI after a decade in government relations at Citigroup.

“We are thrilled to have Kristin join our team,” said ICI Chief Government Affairs Officer John Emling. “Kristin is an incredible asset, bringing more than 20 years of experience in government relations. We look forward to having her advance our policy priorities among Democratic members of Congress in the 118th Congress and beyond.”

“I’m excited to start this next chapter at ICI, supporting their work to promote regulated investment funds. ICI’s member firms offer products such as mutual funds and ETFs that have become essential elements of retirement planning for millions of Americans. I’m ready to work with our member companies to tell this important story to our elected representatives and policymakers,” said Solheim.

Most recently, Solheim served as Director of Federal Government Affairs for Citi. At Citi, she managed issues such as credit card and retail bank, digital assets, trade, cyber security and climate policy. Prior to Citi, Kristin was a lead Democrat at Visa and earlier in her career she worked at FedEx, handling a variety of legislative issues including labor disputes, the environment, airline regulations and corporate tax. She has a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Arizona.