Walter Morris’ broad executive management, lending and advisory experience spans more than three decades including innovative work in capital markets, mortgage banking, commercial banking, international finance, strategic advisory, credit and operational risk. He retired from Ernst & Young LLP after a successful 14-year career as Principal/Partner in the international services firm. There he provided consulting and other advisory services to a number of the firm’s largest financial services clients including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. He was also elected by the Ernst & Young partnership to serve a 3-year term on the firm’s governance committee, the “Americas Advisory Council”.
He has served on the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America (“MBA”) and is a past member of the CALPERS Residential Mortgage Program Advisory Committee. Walter also holds the MBA’s highest professional designation, “Certified Mortgage Banker”. In July, 2010 Walter was appointed to serve a 4-year term on the Board of the Directors of the Federal Home Loan Banks – Office of Finance.
He completed undergraduate education at Harvard College and received his Masters in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School. He is also a Past President of the Harvard Alumni Association.