Board of Directors

Reflecting the broad diversity of our member firms which spans the breadth of the structured finance industry, our Board consists of 40 thought leaders – uniquely positioning SFA to support and promote industry-wide solutions backed by the full perspective of the industry.

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Executive Committee:


Patricia A. Schulze

Wilmington Trust

Vice Chair

Nancy Mueller Handal

MetLife Investment Management


Carol Hitselberger

Mayer Brown


Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc.

Executive Committee

John Dahl


Executive Committee

Doneene Damon

Richards, Layton & Finger

Executive Committee

Michael Brown

JP Morgan

Executive Committee

Armando Falcon

Falcon Capital Advisors LLC

Executive Committee

Sheli Fitzgerald

GM Financial

Accounting Firm Board Representatives

Eliza Kwong, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Advisory Firm Board Representatives

Armando Falcon, Falcon Capital Advisors

Analytics Firm Board Representatives

Andy Davidson, Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc

Perry Rahbar, dv01

Selena Bullock, Finsight Group, Inc

Bernadette Kogler, RiskSpan

Bank Board Representatives

Mark Michael, Bank of America

John Clements, Barclays

Dave Kucera, Capital One

John Dahl, Citi

Ryan Stark, Deutsche Bank

Steve Moffitt, Goldman Sachs

Michael Brown, JP Morgan

Tricia Hazelwood, MUFG

Investor Board Representatives

Ron Sion, BlackRock

Matt Buckley, Eaton Vance

Adama Kah, Kah Capital

Nancy Mueller Handal, MetLife

Jonathan Boswell, Nationwide

Aashh Parekh, Nuveen

Bob Behal, Vanguard Group

Issuer Board Representatives

Michael Maxwell, 1st Financial Bank USA

Jason Behnke, Ford Motor Company

Sheli Fitzgerald , General Motors

Vandad Fartaj, Pennymac

Bill Banfield, Quicken Loans

Natalee Binkholder, Santander

Phillip Bales, Volvo

Ferra Azeez-Melland, World Omni

Law Firm Board Representatives

Neil Weidner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Amy McDaniel Williams, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Matthew Hays, Latham & Watkins

Carol Hitselberger, Mayer Brown LLP

Charlie Sweet, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Doneene Damon, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

Andi Mandell, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

T.J. Gordon, Sidley Austin

Greg Weston, Winston & Strawn LLP

Rating Agency Board Representatives

Rosemary Kelley, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Kathyanne Cohen, Moody's Investors Service

Beth Ann Bovino, S&P Global Ratings

Trustee Board Representatives

Courtney Houston-Carter, U.S. Bank

Patricia Evans Schulze, Wilmington Trust

Servicer Board Representatives

Michele Olds, Nationstar Mortgage / Mr. Cooper Group


Michael Bright, Structured Finance Association

SFA Emeriti

The below individuals are Emeriti in recognition of their exemplary service on SFA’s Board of Directors.

Reggie Imamura


Chair Emeritus (2013, 2014)

Chris Haas

Bank of America

Chair Emeritus (2015, 2016)

Howard Kaplan


Chair Emeritus (2017, 2018)

Chris Abate

Redwood Trust

Chair Emeritus (2019, 2020)

Reed Auerbach

Morgan Lewis

Director Emeritus (2019, 2020)

Anna-Liza Harris

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Director Emeritus (2021)