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.


Dana Chasin, Principal

Dana served as a policy advisor to Hillary for America for fiscal and financial policy issues. He has previously worked for U.S. Senators Mark Dayton, 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. You can reach Dana at dana@2020visiondc.org

Morgan Nemec, Chief of Staff

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

During her time at UGA, Morgan volunteered for various campaigns in Georgia, including Stacey Abrams for Governor and Jon Ossoff for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. You can reach Morgan at morgan@2020visiondc.org

Emma Lyons, Project and Editorial Manager

Emma Lyons is the Senior Political Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Emma graduated from George Mason University, earning Bachelor’s Degree in Government and History. During her time at GMU, she interned at a fin-tech company, a historic records center, and a congressional office. You can reach Emma at emma@2020visiondc.org

Eric Perless, Senior Economic Policy Analyst

Eric Perless is the Senior Economic Policy Analyst at 20/20 Vision. Eric graduated from American University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Economics.

While at American University, he interned with the Senate Finance Committee, End Citizens United, and was involved with the Roosevelt Policy Network. Prior to joining 20/20 Vision, Eric worked on a State House campaign in Western North Carolina. You can reach Eric at eric@2020visiondc.org

Carol Neuhardt, Economic Policy Analyst

Carol Neuhardt is an economic policy analyst at 20/20 Vision. Carol graduated from American University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and Economics. During her time at AU, she interned with a congressional office and the Centre for European Policy Studies. Prior to joining 20/20 Vision, Carol worked on a Senate campaign in Massachusetts and a House campaign in New York. You can reach Carol at carol@2020visiondc.org

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