Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & External Relations
Hollis McLoughlin was named senior vice president, External Relations at Freddie Mac in January 2006. McLoughlin is a member of Freddie Mac's management committee and reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Jerry Weiss.
In this role, he is responsible for managing Freddie Mac's corporate communications and external relations function in order to meet the company's communications needs. McLoughlin oversees the following departments: Corporate & Marketing Communications and Government & Industry Relations.
McLoughlin first joined Freddie Mac as senior vice president and chief of staff in April 2004. In that role, McLoughlin focused on supporting the office of the chairman and coordinating strategic and tactical deliverables between the office and the senior management team.
Prior to joining Freddie Mac, McLoughlin had been chief operating officer of two private equity-backed operating companies. Before that, he was one of the founding partners of Darby Overseas, a private equity partner based in Washington, D.C. He has also been a senior executive at Purolator Courier, the overnight delivery company, and a privately held transportation company.
McLoughlin served from 1989 through 1992 as assistant secretary of the Treasury under President George H. W. Bush, where he was responsible for the coordination of all policy and management of several key internal functions. He served as chief of staff to Senator Nicholas Brady, R-N.J., in 1982 and to Representative Millicent Fenwick, R-N.J., from 1975 to 1979.
McLoughlin is a graduate of Harvard College.
Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation’s residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. For more information please visit www.FreddieMac.com and Twitter @FreddieMac.