Pete Taglia is senior vice president of FTN Financial Capital Assets Corporation, concentrating on loan sale and securitization strategies, asset-backed structuring, and portfolio analysis. His duties include customer support for mortgage banking issues with an emphasis on hedging and risk management. He is a faculty Fellow for the MBA and received that organization's Master Faculty Award in 1998. He has also served as a senior faculty member for the Freddie Mac School of Mortgage Finance. In addition, Pete served as a member of the Illinois Residential Mortgage Board (State of Illinois — Office of Commissioner of Residential Finance); served on Fannie Mae’s Midwest Marketing Advisory Council; Chaired Alltel’s Secondary Functional Advisory Committee; was a member of Freddie Mac’s Midanet Advisory Board; and was the mortgage banking representative on MCAP (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago). Pete has authored several articles for Secondary Marketing Executive, Futures magazine, Futures Industry, and the Chicago Board of Trade.
Pete graduated from the University of Illinois where he earned a B.S. in Accounting. He has participated in the London Business School's MBA Graduate Shadowing Program and is also a 1994 graduate of the MBA School of Mortgage Banking, for which he achieved his CMB designation in 1995.