The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Christopher L. Bosland and Meghan C. Patenaude will join FHFA today.  Bosland will serve as Senior Advisor for Regulatory Affairs and Patenaude will be a Senior Policy Advisor.

Bosland has extensive experience leading and advising on complex domestic and international issues including law, economics, finance and capital markets.  Prior to joining FHFA, he was Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.  He previously served as counsel at several law firms, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as counsel and Chief of Staff to a former Director of the Federal Housing Finance Board.  Bosland has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from Rutgers University, a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.

Patenaude comes to FHFA from the Executive Office of the President where she most recently served as Director of Scheduling in the Office of Vice President Pence.  Patenaude oversaw the Vice President’s international and domestic travel and served as the operations liaison for Cabinet Secretaries, Members of Congress, international dignitaries and private sector corporations.  Patenaude was also a Senior Policy Analyst at the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families and was Development Director at the Jack Kemp Foundation.  Patenaude has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Fairfield University and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Real Estate Finance at Georgetown University.

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