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:


Nancy Mueller Handal

Bayview Asset Management, LLC

Vice Chair

Doneene Damon

Richards, Layton & Finger


Marlo Young



Aashh Parekh


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Armando Falcon

Falcon Capital Advisors LLC

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Sheli Fitzgerald

GM Financial

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Michael Brown

JP Morgan

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Kyra Fecteau


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Jennifer Doyle

Wells Fargo

Accounting Firm Board Representatives

Alberta Knowles, EY

Advisory Firm Board Representatives

Armando Falcon, Falcon Capital Advisors

Analytics Firm Board Representatives

Joanne Gaskin, FICO

Bank Board Representatives

Mark Michael, Bank of America

Dave Kucera, Capital One

Steve Moffitt, Goldman Sachs

Michael Brown, JP Morgan

Jennifer Doyle, Wells Fargo

Richard Lawrence, RBC Capital Markets

Investor Board Representatives

Michael Canter, AllianceBernstein

David Ells, Ares Management

Mia Koo, Brighthouse

Adama Kah, Kah Capital

Jennifer M. Thomas, Loomis, Sayles & Company L.P.

Loritta Cheng, Lord Abbett

Jason Valentino, MetLife

Jonathan Boswell, Nationwide

Aashh Parekh, Nuveen

Bryan Tsu, PIMCO

Kyra Fecteau, Wellington

Issuer Board Representatives

Nancy Mueller Handal, Bayview Asset Management, LLC

Sheli Fitzgerald , General Motors

Bill Banfield, Rocket Mortgage

Natalee Binkholder, Santander

Song Kim, Upstart

Ferra Azeez-Melland, World Omni

Law Firm Board Representatives

Marlo Young, Dentons

Amy McDaniel Williams, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Matt Martel, Jones Day

Matthew Hays, Latham & Watkins

Charlie Sweet, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Patrick Dolan, Norton Rose Fullbright LLP

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

Andi Mandell, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Greg Weston, Winston & Strawn LLP

Rating Agency Board Representatives

Wendy Cohn, Fitch Ratings

Rosemary Kelley, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

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)