Dan Goodwin, Director of Mortgage Policy at Structured Finance Industry Group has over 25 years of experience in securitization, principal finance, and M&A with exposure to a wide range of asset classes. Before joining SFIG, he was Executive Vice President of Hilltop Holdings, a financial holding company based in Dallas, TX. Prior to that, Dan was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where held a variety of positions over the years, including: Head of Advisory Services, Head of Asset Securitization and Principal Investing – Originations, and Co-Head of Home Equity Banking providing advice and capital to commercial banks, money managers, specialty finance companies, and insurance companies. Before joining Bank of America predecessor NationsBank, in 1997, Dan held positions at Nomura Securities, Financial Security Assurance, and PaineWebber, all in mortgage related positions. Dan holds a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College.