Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Amy Walter, National Editor of the Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays
For more than 20 years, Amy Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. Known as one of the best political journalists covering Washington, she is national editor of the non-partisan Cook Political Report and a frequent on-air analyst. In addition to her weekly appearance on the popular “Politics Monday” segment on the PBS NewsHour, Amy also hosts WNYC’s nationally-syndicated public radio news program, “Politics with Amy Walter” on The Takeaway. She is also a regular Sunday panelist on NBC’s Meet the Press and CBS’s Face The Nation, and appears frequently on Special Report with Bret Baier on FOX. She is the former political director of ABC News.


Congressional Speakers*

Mike Crapo
Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Chairman | Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, and Member | Senate Finance Committee
Biography


Representative Suzan DelBene
 (D-WA), Member | House Ways and Means Committee
Biography

Joe Manchin
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Member | Senate Appropriations Committee
Biography

Jack Reed
Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Member | Member | Senate Appropriations Committee
Biography


Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chairman | Senate Finance Committee
Biography


Industry Experts*

Meg Burns, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Policy | Housing Policy Council
Cindy Chetti, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs | National Multifamily Housing Council
David Gasson, Partner | MG Housing Strategies
Bryan Greene, Director of Fair Housing Policy | National Association of REALTORS
Steve O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Affordable Housing Initiatives | Mortgage Bankers Association
Lisa Rice, President and Chief Executive Officer | National Fair Housing Alliance
Sarah Saadian, Vice President of Public Policy | National Low Income Housing Coalition


Congressional Staff*

Adam Carasso, Senior Tax and Economic Adviser |  Senate Finance Committee
Jessica Helmers, General Counsel | Senator Todd Young’s Office
Victoria Honard, Senior Policy Adviser | Representative Suzan DelBene’s Office
Alice Lin, Budget Policy Adviser | House Ways and Means Committee
Lara Muldoon, Senior Tax and Economic Adviser | Senator Maria Cantwell’s Office
Stephen Simonetti, Senior Policy Adviser | Representative Jackie Walorski’s Office

*Published as they are confirmed.