Allen Mendelowitz is currently a strategic advisor to Deloitte Consulting. Previously he was the co-founder and co-leader of the Committee to Establish the National Institute of Finance. In that capacity he developed and executed the committee’s legislative and communications strategies that resulted in the creation of the Office of Financial Research in the Dodd-Frank legislation. Previously he served as Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Housing Finance Board. Before joining the Finance Board he served as Executive Director of the U.S. Trade Deficit Review Commission, a congressionally appointed bipartisan panel; Executive Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; and as the Managing Director for International Trade, Finance, and Economic Competitiveness at the U.S. GAO. In 1980 he was the senior economist and representative of the Comptroller General at the Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Board where he played a key role in structuring the terms of the federally guaranteed loans that funded Chrysler’s turnaround. Dr. Mendelowitz was formerly an Economic Policy Fellow at the Brookings Institution and on the faculty of Rutgers University, where he taught courses in international trade and finance and urban and regional economics. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Business, the National Tax Journal, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Financial Times, Risk Professional, the American Banker, and other publications. His education includes economics degrees from Columbia University (A.B.) and Northwestern University (Ph.D.).
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