Contributors

Brian O'Reilly

Brian O’Reilly

O’Reilly has 23 years of financial services industry experience. Co-founder of Capital Financial Solutions (predecessor to The Collingwood Group), O’Reilly earlier was Fannie Mae’s Director of Automated Underwriting and Risk Management Solutions.
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Brian Montgomery

Brian Montgomery

Brian Montgomery is Chairman of The Collingwood Group, which he co-founded in 2009. From 2005 to mid-2009, Montgomery served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and FHA Commissioner.
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Brideen Gallagher

Brideen Gallagher

Brideen Gallagher is Managing Director with The Collingwood Group. In her role, Gallagher oversees the firm’s Risk Management and Compliance Division. The division is focused on mitigating the risk of enforcement actions and ensuring operational readiness and compliance with the rigorous requirements of Government lending.
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Joe Murin

Joe Murin is Vice Chairman of The Collingwood Group, which he co-founded in 2009. In 2008, Murin was appointed by the Bush Administration as President of Ginnie Mae, a post he remained in for eight months at the request of the Obama Administration, until a new president was appointed.
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Karen Garner

Karen Garner

Karen Garner is Managing Director of The Collingwood Group, which she joined on January 1, 2012, following Collingwood’s acquisition of her firm, GWN Consulting. Her areas of expertise include risk analysis, FHA lender approval, project management and lender monitoring, and she is adept at conducting training for a variety of private and public sectors, completing studies and writing technical reports based on her knowledge and experience.
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Manoj Singh, Ph.D

Manoj K. Singh is a Special Advisor, working with the Collingwood Group to bring his unique expertise in risk management along with his senior level experience on Wall Street.
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Tim Lee

Timothy Lee is Senior Advisor for The Collingwood Group with a background as a Wall Street capital markets professional with accomplishments in the federal government as a widely cited author, publications executive, and housing finance policy expert.
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Tim Rood

Tim Rood

Tim brings nearly 20 years of mortgage industry and entrepreneurial experience to the Collingwood Group. Most recently, Tim was Vice President at First American (NYSE:FAF), where he successfully lead the company’s professional services group tasked with creating business solutions for the top ten lenders in the country. Prior to that, Tim served in the senior leadership roles of Senior Director and Principal of Fannie Mae’s (NYSE:FNM) eBusiness Division.
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Other Contributors

David Jeffers, Jonathan Schonsheck