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.
Kirk G Willison
Kirk brings more than 25 years’ experience in the mortgage finance industry operating at the intersection of policy and persuasion to his role at the Community Home Lenders Association. Kirk has led government affairs operations for mortgage originators and a large industry vendor. His industry experience also extends to the secondary market as a long-time government and industry relations executive at Freddie Mac and a communications and congressional relations specialist at Ginnie Mae.
Dominique (Dom) McCoy
Dom has experience in all three branches of the federal government. Previously he had worked 10 years as Senior Counsel on the House Financial Services Committee and 8 years as legislative advisor and counsel to former Congressman Mel Watt (D-NC) (now director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency). Starting in 2013, Dom worked as Chief of Staff for the Rural Housing Service (RHS), and for the last two years was General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The Community Home Lenders Association sent an Oct. 8, 2019 letter to FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery opposing HUD’s efforts to reduce FHA involvement in the
CHLA Board Member Deb Sturges, president and CEO of Hallmark Home Mortgage, writes that Ginnie Mae’s proposed stress testing should be limited to the largest
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