Scott has over 20 years experience working on Capitol Hill, 15 of which he served on the House Financial Services Committee, where he held a title of Housing Policy Director. He worked extensively on housing finance issues, including GSE reform, FHA legislation, mortgage regulations, and mortgage servicing issues. Scott Olson also has six years private sector experience as a public finance investment banker and four years experience in commercial real estate finance and investments.
Craig joined CHLA in July 2020 after a 30-year career at Freddie Mac, where he served in a variety of external relations roles, including Congressional relations, regulatory relations, and public policy. Most recently, as Freddie Mac’s Senior Director of Government and Industry Relations, he was a top member of its Congressional Affairs team and managed its State Relations team. He has broad knowledge and experience in a variety of housing finance issues, especially the GSEs and their business, and housing finance reform.
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