Join us on Thurs., April 27, 2023 for a Full Member Executive Conversation with Sandra L. Thompson, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Director Thompson will share updates from FHFA and discuss topics such as:
- Housing affordability and Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac's goal of mission-based financing
- The role of the Federal Home Loan Bank in today's economy
- How Fed policies are affecting the FHFA
Director Thompson was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden to serve as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on December 17, 2021, and was sworn in on June 22, 2022. Prior to serving as FHFA's Director, Thompson served as Deputy Director of the Division of Housing Mission and Goals (DHMG), where she oversaw FHFA’s housing and regulatory policy, capital policy, financial analysis, fair lending and all mission activities for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks. Before joining FHFA, Thompson worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), for more than 23 years in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision. During her time at FDIC, Thompson led the Agency’s examination and enforcement program for risk management and consumer protection at the height of the financial crisis. She also led the FDIC’s outreach initiatives in response to a crisis of consumer confidence in the banking system. Her experiences range from supervision to consumer protection, risk management and consumer outreach activities. Thompson is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Click here for Director Thompson's bio.