Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Diversity & Outreach and Chief Diversity Officer
Dwight P. Robinson is senior vice president of the Human Resources, Diversity & Outreach division and chief diversity officer of Freddie Mac. In this role, he oversees Housing Outreach, Diversity and Inclusion, Human Resources, and the Freddie Mac Foundation, as well as Supplier Diversity through a shared relationship with Corporate Finance. He is a member of the company's senior operating committee and reports directly to CEO Don Layton.
Robinson has overall responsibility for managing Freddie Mac’s housing outreach initiatives, including foreclosure prevention and neighborhood stabilization activities, strengthening relationships with the housing industry and applying expertise in diverse markets to help achieve business objectives. He also oversees Freddie Mac’s diversity and inclusion business strategies, helping to recruit and retain a diverse employee base and ensure Freddie Mac has a diverse range of vendors and suppliers.
He is also responsible for the compliance of the diversity reporting requirements required by law and directed by Freddie Mac’s regulator and conservator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
As the head of Human Resources, Robinson oversees talent management, compensation and benefits, performance management, measurement and analytics, organizational development, training and leadership development, succession planning, employee engagement/ retention, and HR strategy, policies and practices.
Additionally, Robinson is responsible for community relations and the Freddie Mac Foundation, and serves on the Foundation’s Board of Directors. (The Foundation is currently in the process of winding down its operations as directed by FHFA.) Previously, Robinson served as the senior vice president of Corporate Relations & Housing Outreach, where he was responsible for engaging strategic partners and developing and executing initiatives to achieve corporate policy, business and reputation goals.
Prior to joining Freddie Mac in 1998, Robinson was deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), functioning as COO. Before assuming the position at HUD, Robinson was president of Ginnie Mae, where he was responsible for all major policy decisions affecting GNMA issuers and purchasers worldwide.
Robinson has more than 30 years experience in the housing industry. He holds a B.S. in urban planning and community development from Michigan State University.
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.