Washington DC (PRWEB) August 05, 2015
Washington, DC based advisory firm, The Collingwood Group, announced today that long-time housing finance veteran Chris Negri has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Negri will manage critical customer relationships as they cope with franchise risking regulatory and compliance demands in this regulatory environment.
“We are big believers that the company you keep has a big impact on your choices and business results. Adding someone of Chris’ caliber is what our clients have come to expect. Investments like this are critical to the mutual success of clients, policy makers, and our firm,” said Collingwood Chairman, Tim Rood. “Chris’ thirty years in housing finance coupled with his vast network of origination, servicing and securitization executive leaders make him an excellent addition to the Collingwood team,” he added.
Prior to joining Collingwood, Negri worked for Promontory Financial Group in business development and client management roles. Negri’s work focused on organic growth and expansion of the firm’s client base.
“The Collingwood Group’s reputation and standing in the areas of regulatory compliance and risk management in the housing finance sector is unparalleled. I hope to give our clients the confidence and certainty the need to take responsible risks and better serve their customers in this ambiguous and challenging regulatory environment,” Negri said. “I am flattered to be joining a team with so much depth and talent and look forward to helping clients navigate and thrive in this environment,” he added.
About the Collingwood Group
The Collingwood Group (http://www.collingwoodllc.com) is a Washington, DC-based business advisory and consulting firm focused on housing and housing finance sectors. The firm is led by Chairman Tim Rood, industry veteran and former Principal of Fannie Mae’s eBusiness Division and Vice Chairman Brian Montgomery, former Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner, and Meg Burns who served in senior level policy positions at HUD and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Our expertise spans all aspects of Agency, non-Agency and FHA/VA housing financing programs and compliance.