September 6, 2017 (Washington, DC)—Summit Consulting announces the appointment of Frank Vetrano as its newest Director. Mr. Vetrano comes to Summit from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and brings a strong reputation for mortgage risk analytics and housing policy that spans across both private and public sectors.
Summit Principal Anthony Curcio said “Summit is committed to deepening our reputation, increasing our capacity, and serving as a trusted advisor in the areas where we are strong. This is especially true of Mortgage Finance, a core area of Summit’s strength and capabilities. Working alongside Dr. Albert Lee, Summit’s Founder, and Dr. Eddie Seiler, Summit’s Chief Housing economist, Frank brings an experienced industry and regulatory perspective as the nation tackles deep-rooted reform in housing policy.”
Mr. Vetrano has served as a senior leader at both the FHFA and at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA). As the recent Chief Risk Officer for FHA, he established a large-scale credit risk management department and developed strategies to bring the MMI Fund back into profitability from 2011 through 2016. He also served as Senior Director of Freddie Mac from 1987-2006. Prior to his time in the Federal Government, Mr. Vetrano served as the Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Radian Guaranty in Philadelphia, PA. In that role, he developed and executed strategies to improve Radian’s credit performance while increasing market share.
In addition to an MBA from the University of Rochester, Mr. Vetrano earned his certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).