About 20/20 Vision

20/20 Vision is an economic policy research and advocacy firm participating in the national economic policy making process. We work with legislators, academics, public interest groups, and progressive organizations via engagement in economic policy legislative and political projects with a principal focus on fiscal and financial policy.

Staff

Dana Chasin, Principal

Dana served as policy advisor to Hillary for America for fiscal and financial policy issues. He has previously worked for U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Tim Johnson covering these same issues.

Chasin was a Legislative and Policy Liaison for Americans for Financial Reform during the Dodd–Frank negotiations and a Senior Advisor in the Federal Fiscal Policy group at OMB Watch.

He has a professional background in law and banking, having served as an Associate in the Labor Department of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, and as Vice President in the global project finance team at the international investment bank Société Générale.

Chasin holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale College, where he majored in Philosophy and Political Science, a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Shannen Bazzi, Chief of Staff

Shannen Bazzi is Chief of Staff at 20/20 Vision. Shannen holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Economics from George Washington University. During her studies, she interned with the Wilson Center, a prominent think tank in DC, and the Borgen Project, a non-profit organization fighting against global poverty.

Previously, she taught math for two years in Orlando, Florida working through Teach for America.

Zachary Schultz, Economic Policy Analyst

Zach Schultz is an Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Prior to joining 20/20 Vision, Zach interned in the Senate for his home state Senator Tammy Baldwin, and in the House for his home district Congressman Mark Pocan.

Zach is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Political Science. While at school, Zach worked on several campaigns including Russ Feingold for Senate and some local races.

Henry Mead, Economic Policy Analyst

Henry Mead is an Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Henry graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, and from University of Denver with a Master’s Degree in International Relations.

Prior to joining 20/20 Vision, Henry spent three years in the U.S. Congress working for Senator Maria Cantwell.

Morgan Nemec, Project Assistant

Morgan Nemec is a Project Assistant at 20/20 Vision. She graduated from the University of Georgia (UGA) in 2019, earning bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Journalism.

During her time at UGA, Morgan volunteered for various campaigns in Georgia, including Stacey Abrams for Governor.

Jamie Masnyk, Economic Policy Analyst

Jamie Masnyk is an Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. His work focuses on the labor economy, the future of work, rural development, and campaign finance reform. Prior to joining 20/20 Vision, Jamie worked in the House of Representatives for the Small Business Committee.

Jamie received his MPA in Economic Development and his Bachelor’s degree in Policy Analysis from Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Sion Bell, Economic Policy Analyst

Sion Bell is an Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Sion holds a Master of Arts in Social Science with a concentration in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and African American Studies from the University of Kansas.

Previously, Sion worked for half a year as an intern on the Senate Budget Committee for Ranking Member Bernard Sanders.

Mark Zientek, Economic Policy Analyst

Mark Zientek is an Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Mark earned a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a BA in Political Science and Philosophy from Furman University.

Previously, Mark lived in San Francisco where he worked at PwC and was active in local politics. Mark also interned for Congressman Mark Takano during graduate school.

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