FHFA Staff Appointments

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced that Clinton Jones, Lynn Fisher and Matt Grinney will join the Agency. Jones has been named Senior Advisor for Legal Affairs and Policy, Fisher will serve as Senior Advisor for Economics and Grinney will be a Senior Communications and Policy Advisor.

Jones comes to FHFA from Capitol Hill, where he served most recently as Senior Counsel and Staff Leader for Insurance and Housing at the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. He has extensive housing and legal experience including Capitol Hill, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Fannie Mae. An adjunct faculty member at Howard University, Jones is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Fisher will join the Agency from the American Enterprise Institute, where she is a Resident Scholar and Co-Director of the Housing Center. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Research and Economics at the Mortgage Bankers Association and served on the faculty of the University of North Carolina, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Washington State University. Fisher received her Ph.D in Business Administration from Penn State University, where she concentrated in real estate finance and microeconomics.

Grinney has a Communications background that includes Capitol Hill and Executive Branch experience. Most recently he was the Associate Director of Speechwriting for Vice President Pence. In that role, he led the development of the Vice President’s speeches on a variety of topics. Grinney has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Emory University, a master’s degree in political theory and international politics from the University of Texas, and is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.  ​​​