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Housing Counseling Agency’s Executive Director, Sylvia Alvarez, Named to CFPB Advisory Board would like to congratulate, Sylvia Alvarez!


Sylvia Alvarez: Executive Director of Housing & Education Alliance
On Friday, September 18, 2015 Sylvia Alvarez, Executive Director of Housing and Education Alliance, a HUD approved housing counseling agency named to the CFPB Consumer Advisory Board.

Friday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the appointment of consumer finance experts from across the country to serve on three advisory boards.

“These advisory bodies play a crucial role in ensuring that the Bureau is addressing the wide variety of perspectives in the consumer financial marketplace,” said CFPB Director Cordray. “The new additions we are announcing bring a range of expertise and experience that will help inform our work going forward.”

The newly appointed board and council members include experts in consumer protection, financial services, community development, fair lending, civil rights, and consumer financial products or services.

“I am humbled and honored by this appointment and I hope to bring my years of experience in housing, real estate, mortgage lending and housing counseling to this board to help them continue to do the very valuable work they do,” said Sylvia Alvarez. “They have helped bring justice and accountability to the financial marketplace and help insure that those most fragile in our society have a voice and a champion for their financial protection.”

New members to the Consumer Advisory Board will serve three-year terms and new members to the Community Bank and Credit Union Advisory Councils will serve two-year terms.

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