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WHF Special Lunch: Making QM work in a Post-Patch World
Mortgage Bankers Association
1919 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
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The program will consist of two segments.  The first segment will feature an overview of new data compiled by CoreLogic regarding the relationship between loan performance and pricing, as well as other data elements relevant to the Qualified Mortgage (QM) definition.  The second segment will feature the speakers discussing how this data relates to decisions facing the CFPB as it contemplates the future of QM.  These segments will be followed with a Q&A session that will allow attendees to actively participate in the discussion


Pete Carroll, Executive, Public Policy & Industry Relations, CoreLogic 
Michael Fratantoni, Chief Economist, Mortgage Bankers Association 
Lindsey Johnson, President, U.S. Mortgage Insurers  
Archana Pradhan, Principal Economist, CoreLogic 
Chrissi Johnson, Vice President for Federal Policy and External Affairs, Quicken Loans 

Date: February 18, 2020 
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm  
Location:  Mortgage Bankers Association, 1919 M Street NW, Washington DC 20036 
Metro: Farragut West & North, Dupont Circle 

$25.00 - WHF Members
$30.00 - Non-Members 

Register Here


Speaker Bios:

Pete Carroll is executive, Public Policy & Industry Relations with CoreLogic. In this role, Pete directly oversees industry and public-sector engagement programs, drives enterprise strategic initiatives for CoreLogic, and expands opportunities for the company’s thought leadership, insights, brand awareness, and solutions expertise within Washington, DC and across the Federal Housing Agencies and other stakeholders.

Prior to joining CoreLogic, Carroll held leadership roles at Quicken Loans, Wells Fargo and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Carroll holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Connecticut College, and currently serves on MBA’s MISMO board.  Carroll has also served on several other mortgage industry boards including MBA’s Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG); the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG); MERS Corp; and capital markets groups at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He continues to provide leadership on numerous collaborative working groups at the MBA and the Housing Policy Council.

Mike Fratantoni is responsible for overseeing MBA's industry surveys, benchmarking studies, economic and mortgage originations forecasts, industry technology efforts, and policy development research for both single-family and commercial/multifamily markets. Additionally, Fratantoni is president and member of the Board of Directors of MISMO and serves on the CSP's Industry Advisory Group and the membership committee of MERS. 

Prior to joining MBA, Fratantoni worked in the industry in risk management and senior economist roles at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae.  He received a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in economics from The College of William and Mary, and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Washington, and Johns Hopkins, George Washington, and Georgetown Universities.

Lindsey Johnson, as President of USMI, Lindsey works with member companies to advance the value of private mortgage insurance (MI) to borrowers and to taxpayers and to promote a sustainable housing finance system backed by private capital.  Lindsey previously served as a Director on PwC’s public policy team.

Prior to joining PwC, Lindsey was a former member of the Senate Banking Committee staff as the Republican Staff Director for the Senate Banking Committee’s National Security and International Trade and Finance (NSITF) Subcommittee, and as Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Mark Kirk (R-Illinois), focusing on noteworthy banking, housing finance reform, and insurance legislation.  Lindsey served as Director for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta for seven years representing the Bank in D.C. at the highest levels of government during several key legislative reforms that impacted the Bank including the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and Dodd-Frank Act. Lindsey began her career in D.C. working with former House Republican Conference Chair J.C. Watts in the private sector. She received an MBA from Georgetown University, and currently serves as President of WHF

Archana Pradhan holds the title principal economist for CoreLogic in the Office of the Chief Economist. She is responsible for analyzing housing and mortgage markets. She has more than 10 years of experience in housing economics, applied econometrics, and spatial analysis. Prior to joining CoreLogic, she was a senior research analyst at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. Her responsibilities included home mortgage, small business, and bank branches lending research and analysis. She received a Ph. D. degree in Natural Resource Economics from West Virginia University.

Chrissi Johnson is responsible for coordinating the Quicken Loans and the Family of Companies’ position on mission-critical Federal public policy issues covering a broad spectrum of topics, including financial regulatory reform, GSE reform, HUD/FHA reform, private-label securitization (PLS) reform, and legal barriers to Fintech innovation. In this capacity, Chrissi leads all third-party stakeholder outreach efforts, including trade associations, consumer advocacy and civil rights groups, think tanks, market peers, and Washington, D.C. financial beat reporters. She also develops and executes strategic plans to advocate for these critical policy issues, including policymaker messaging, lobbying approach, third-party coalitions, and other tactics.

Before joining Quicken Loans, Chrissi served as Chief of Staff of the Division of External Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Prior to the CFPB Chrissi was Director of Scheduling for Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign in Massachusetts, and also worked with Senator Al Franken, the Democratic National Committee, and President Barack Obama’s 2008 Presidential campaign in Missouri.

Chrissi earned bachelor’s degrees in Public Relations and Spanish from University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and also completed graduate studies in Counseling and Student Development at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.