About the Author
CLIFFORD ROSSI is Professor-of-the-Practice and Executive-in-Residence at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also has nearly 25 years' experience in banking and government. Dr. Rossi's most recent position was Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for Citigroup's Consumer Lending Group. He has also held senior risk management positions at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Dr. Rossi is frequently quoted on financial policy issues in major newspapers and has appeared on Fox News, C-SPAN, and CNN's Situation Room.