Cliff Rossi, Executive-in-Residence and Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, gave testimony concerning his views on reforming FHA. The hearing –“Sustainable Housing Finance: Perspectives on Reforming FHA” – took place on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, and explored potential reforms for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
Prior to entering academia, Rossi had nearly 25 years’ experience in banking and government, having held senior executive roles in risk management at several of the largest financial services companies. He is frequently quoted on financial policy issues in major newspapers and has appeared on such programs as C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and CNN’s Situation Room. He is currently writing a book, Fundamentals of Risk Management for John Wiley & Sons, Inc. His policy and research interests include GSE reform, housing finance reform, bank capital issues and implications of Dodd-Frank on banking.