Sheila C. Bair
Ms. Bair served as President of Washington College from August 2015 to June 2017. Prior to that, she was Senior Advisor to the Pew Charitable Trusts from 2011 to 2015. Ms. Bair was also Senior Advisor to DLA Piper, an international law firm, from 2014 to 2015. Ms. Bair was the Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2006 to 2011. From 2002 to 2006, she was the Dean’s Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy for the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She also served as Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2001 to 2002, Senior Vice President for Government Relations of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2000, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 1991 to 1995, counsel to the New York Stock Exchange from 1988 to 1990, and counsel to Senator Bob Dole from 1981 to 1988.
Ms. Bair is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Bunge Limited, where she chairs the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Ms. Bair is also a member of the board of Lion Electric, where she serves on the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees. She serves as Chair Emerita of the Systemic Risk Council, a public interest group that monitors progress on the implementation of financial reforms, and is a founding Director of the Volcker Alliance, a nonprofit that promotes excellence in government. In addition, Ms. Bair serves on the board of a non-public fintech, Paxos Trust Company, LLC and its parent Kabompo Holdings, Ltd., and on advisory boards to the Santander Group and Wealthfront Inc.
Ms. Bair has been a Fannie Mae director since August 2019. Ms. Bair was appointed the first woman to Chair Fannie Mae's Board effective November 20, 2020. Ms. Bair is a member of the Community Responsibility & Sustainability Committee.