Former Promontory Executive Joins The Collingwood Group as Senior Vice President

August 05, 2015

Chris Negri to manage growing customer relationships in the areas of risk management and compliance.

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WASHINGTON, DC (August 5, 2015)— Washington, DC based advisory firm, The Collingwood Group, announced today that long-time housing finance veteran Chris Negri has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Negri will manage critical customer relationships as they cope with franchise risking regulatory and compliance demands in this regulatory environment.

“We are big believers that the company you keep has a big impact on your choices and business results. Adding someone of Chris’ caliber is what our clients have come to expect. Investments like this are critical to the mutual success of clients, policy makers, and our firm,” said Collingwood Chairman, Tim Rood. “Chris’ thirty years in housing finance coupled with his vast network of origination, servicing and securitization executive leaders make him an excellent addition to the Collingwood team,” he added.

Prior to joining Collingwood, Negri worked for Promontory Financial Group in business development and client management roles. Negri’s work focused on organic growth and expansion of the firm’s client base.

“The Collingwood Group’s reputation and standing in the areas of regulatory compliance and risk management in the housing finance sector is unparalleled. I hope to give our clients the confidence and certainty the need to take responsible risks and better serve their customers in this ambiguous and challenging regulatory environment,” Negri said. “I am flattered to be joining a team with so much depth and talent and look forward to helping clients navigate and thrive in this environment,” he added.

About the Collingwood Group

The Collingwood Group ( is a Washington, DC-based business advisory firm focused on growing clients’ businesses, promoting revenue growth and increasing investment returns. The firm’s core focus is helping companies and investors drive growth, build their businesses and accelerate value creation through the identification and exploitation of differentiated opportunities in the financial services industry. Our expertise spans all aspects of Agency, non-Agency and FHA/VA housing financing programs; Ginnie Mae securitization activities; domestic and international secondary market activities and issues; primary and special servicing; full asset lifecycle vendor and talent management; and all elements of portfolio due diligence, acquisition, property management and asset disposition.