Faith Schwartz

Faith Schwartz

Principal, Housing Finance Strategies, LLC
Chairman, HLP
Board Member, RiskSpan, Inc.

Faith is a principal at Housing Finance System Strategies (HFSS), where she advises clients on strategic opportunities in housing finance. She has held executive level roles in mortgage banking for almost three decades. Most recently, Faith led a Washington office for CoreLogic where she led a Federal contracting business and created a Government affairs office. Prior to this, Faith led the crisis era ‘HOPE NOW’ Alliance, a coalition created to bring together trade associations, servicers, lenders, investors, Federal Reserve Banks, Treasury, HUD, and government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to help homeowners avoid foreclosure where possible. Faith testified numerous times to Congress, The Federal Reserve Board, and CA state legislature on progress throughout the financial crisis.

Faith has served on many industry boards and advisory committees such as the Federal Reserve CAC, Housing Policy Council, HPEC, SFIG, CSP advisory committee, President of WHF, MBA, and is Founder and Chairman of the Board of HOPE LoanPort,(HLP) a non-profit web portal which provides a communication loan workout vehicle for borrowers, counselors, and investors.

The Mortgage Banking Magazine centennial anniversary edition-honored Faith as one of 20 Distinguished Industry Women in the history of mortgage banking. Faith was highlighted in the 2012 Housing Wire’s Women of Influence. She also received a lifetime achievement award from the Five Star Institute.