Oral Histories

Oral Histories

This page includes oral histories that we have conducted as a part of our research initiative. Click on a name to learn more about the person and access the interview audio and transcripts. Use the Search Bar to filter the list of interviews by Role, State, Category, or Sub-Category. 

Name Role State Category
Stella Adams Former Executive Director of the North Carolina Fair Housing Center North Carolina Advocate
Rocke Andrews Former Education Chair of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers and Broker-Owner of Lending Arizona Arizona Private Sector
Steve Antonakes Former Deputy Director of the CFPB and Massachusetts Commissioner of Banks Massachusetts Government
Michael Azzarello Former Senior Vice President at Washington Mutual and Sales Manager at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Florida Private Sector
Lawrence Baxter Former Wachovia Corporation Chief eCommerce Officer North Carolina Private Sector
Daniel Berry CEO of Duke University Federal Credit Union North Carolina Private Sector
Ed Boltz Bankruptcy Attorney and Partner at the Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, P.C. North Carolina Private Sector
Harold Brubaker Former Speaker of the NC House of Representatives North Carolina Government, Elected
April Charney Former Senior Staff Attorney, Jacksonville Legal Aid Florida Advocate
Susan Choe Former Section Chief of Consumer Protection, Ohio Attorney General’s Office Ohio Government, Appointed
Richard Cordray Former Director of the CFPB and Ohio Attorney General Ohio Government, Elected
Bill Cosgrove President and CEO at Union Home Mortgage Corporation and Former Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association National Private Sector
Prentiss Cox Former Minnesota Assistant Attorney General Minnesota Government, Appointed
Hank Cunningham Former President of Cunningham & Company and the Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas North Carolina Private Sector
Jeffrey Dillman Former Executive Director of the Housing Research and Advocacy Center North Carolina Advocate
Lynn Drysdale Division Chief, Consumer Advocacy & Litigation Unit at Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Florida Advocate
Michael Fratantoni Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology at the Mortgage Bankers Association National Private Sector
Sherry Gallitz Former Account Executive at Taylor, Bean, & Whitaker National Private Sector
Max Gardner Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney at Shelby Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, North Carolina North Carolina Private Sector
Mark Goldhaber Former Senior Vice President for Genworth Financial (formerly GE Mortgage Insurance) National Private Sector
Laurie Goodman Former Head of Securitized Products and Global Fixed Income Research Groups at UBS National Private Sector
Debbie Goldstein Former Executive Vice President at the Center for Responsible Lending North Carolina Advocate
Wib Gulley Former Mayor of Durham North Carolina Government, Elected
Peter Gwaltney Former President and CEO of the Louisiana Bankers Association Louisiana Private Sector
Jeffrey Hearne Director of Litigation, Legal Services of Greater Miami Florida Advocate
Alan Hirsch Former NC Deputy Attorney General North Carolina Government, Appointed
Paul Jaber Former Executive Vice President of the Mortgage Banking Group at First South Bank North Carolina Private Sector
Stephanie Johnson Former Managing Partner at Capitol Services National Advocate
Kathleen Keest Assistant Attorney General, Iowa Office of the Attorney General Iowa Government, Appointed
Mike Krimminger Former General Counsel, FDIC National Public Sector
Robert Kucab Former Executive Director of the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency North Carolina Government, Appointed
Mark Lawson Former Managing Attorney of Consumer Law, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC Ohio Advocates
Philip Lehman Former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Production Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice North Carolina Government
Jeff Loeser Former Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Section, Ohio Attorney General’s Office Ohio Government, Appointed
Patrick Madigan Assistant Attorney General – Consumer Protection Division, Iowa Attorney General’s Office Iowa Government, Appointed
David Martin Former Head of the Global Interest Rates Group at UBS National Private Sector
David McLaughlin Former Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of Georgia Georgia Government, Appointed
Stanley Middleman Founder and CEO of Freedom Mortgage National Private Sector
Paul Needels Former Executive Vice President at Countrywide Financial National Private Sector
Frank Nothaft Former Chief Economist at Freddie Mac National Private Sector
Harlan Parrish Former President & CEO of Retail Banking for the West Coast of Florida Region at Colonial Bank National Private Sector
Mark Pearce Former Chief Deputy Commissioner of Banks, North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks North Carolina Government, Appointed
Andrew Peach Former Senior Vice President at Bank of America and Former Senior Vice President at Aurora Loan Services National Private Sector
Kevin Peranio Former Regional Manager at First Magnus and former Chief Operating Officer at Northstar Lending National Private Sector
A.W. Pickel Founder of LeaderOne Financial and Former President of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers National Private Sector
Edward Pinto Former Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae National Private Sector
Anthony Polidori Consumer Finance Bureau Chief, Idaho Department of Finance Idaho Government, Appointed
John Quinn Former Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 9th Bristol District Massachusetts Government
Sarah Bloom Raskin Former Commissioner of Financial Regulation for Maryland Maryland Government, Appointed
Al Ripley Director, Consumer & Housing Project at the NC Justice Center North Carolina Advocate
Felecia Rotellini Former Superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions Arizona Government
Saul Sanders Co-Founder of C-BASS (Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization) National Private Sector
Greg Sayegh Former Executive Vice President at Countrywide and former Senior Vice President at Washington Mutual National Private Sector
Faith Schwartz Former Executive Director of Hope Now National Advocate
Peter Skillern Executive Director, Reinvestment Partners North Carolina Advocates
Joseph A. Smith Former North Carolina Commissioner of Banks North Carolina Government, Appointed
Michael Smith Founder of Universal Home Lending Florida, Maryland Private Sector
Eric Stein COO at the Center for Community Self-Help and SVP at the Center for Responsible Lending North Carolina Advocate
David Stevens Former Assistant Secretary of Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner National Government, Appointed
Paul Stock Former Counsel at the North Carolina Bankers Association North Carolina Private Sector
Richard Swerbinsky Former Vice President at Metropolitan Bank & Trust and Former Vice President at Home Savings & Loan Ohio Private Sector
Arthur Wilmarth Professor Emeritus of Law, The George Washington University National Advocate
Ken Zimmerman Former Executive Director of the New Jersey Institute of Social Justice New Jersey Advocate