The Five Star Institute announced that James B. Lockhart III will deliver the morning keynote address at the 2017 Five Star Government Forum on April 5, 2017 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Lockhart is the Vice Chairman of WL Ross & Co. LLC, and is responsible for the management and oversight of $6 billion of private equity investments, a Mortgage Recovery Fund, and Irish Mezzanine Real Estate Fund. Lockhart has served in the U.S. Government in a series of presidential-appointed, Senate-confirmed positions. He was previously the Director and Chairman of the Oversight Board of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. He was also the Director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, as he was nominated by President George W. Bush in 2006.
“We are honored to have a respected and accomplished leader of Mr. Lockhart’s caliber join us at the Five Star Government Forum,” said Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado. “Jim’s unique background and expertise will provide attendees the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the economy and the housing industry as we transition to the new administration.”
About the Five Star Institute
The Five Star Institute is a publishing, communications, marketing, and event planning company. The Institute hosts the largest mortgage event in the United States—the Five Star Conference and Expo. Among its many publications are DS News, dedicated solely to default servicing, and MReport , a B2B trade publication serving the broader mortgage field. Additional information about the Five Star Institute’s many business-building opportunities can be found at TheFiveStar.com.
About the Five Star Government Forum
The 8th Annual Government Forum is a non-partisan, day-long engagement where key stakeholders in the mortgage servicing industry and government engage in honest dialogue about the mortgage industry’s most pressing issues and challenges. Register at TheFiveStar.com/FSGF