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Ohio Economic Forecast

What does Ohio's economic future hold and what does it mean for the affordable housing industry and business in general? Join a panel of experts who will discuss the economic outlook for Ohio.


David Goodman, Ohio Department of Commerce
David Goodman was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce by Governor John R. Kasich, effective January 10, 2011. As a dedicated public servant with a proven record of effective advocacy and leadership, Goodman is committed to reducing the regulatory burden on business and improving the business climate to bring jobs to Ohio. The Ohio Department of Commerce is one of the state's chief regulatory agencies. Among the wide range of regulations enforced by the Department are those that apply to state-chartered financial institutions, mortgage brokers and loan originators, securities, real estate brokers and appraisers, the state fire code, liquor control, construction compliance, minimum and prevailing wages, unclaimed funds, underground storage tanks, elevators and cable providers. Director Goodman had just completed his second full term as a State Senator when appointed to the Kasich Cabinet. While serving in the Ohio Senate, Goodman served as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee for Civil Justice, through which important tort and corporate governance reform initiatives were shepherded. Additionally, Goodman served on: the Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee, the Environment Committee, and the Committee on Health, Human Services, and Aging. Born in Bexley, Goodman began his career in public service as an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Ohio. In 1995, Goodman ran for, and was elected to, Bexley City Council, where he played a key role in enacting legislation that increased competition among utility providers to lower rates for Bexley residents. In 1998, Goodman was appointed to serve the remainder of an unexpired term in the Ohio House of Representatives and was elected to a full term later that year. Goodman is a graduate of Bexley High School, Miami University and the Case Western Reserve University College of Law.


Edward (Ned) W. Hill, Cleveland State University
Edward W. (Ned) Hill is Dean and Professor of Economic Development at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow of The Brookings Institution, where he is affiliated with the Metropolitan Policy Program. He is also a Nonresident Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development at the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Hill is a member of the National Advisory Board of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and is also affiliated with the Faculty of Economics at the University of Rijeka in Croatia. Mr. Hill writes on economic development and urban public policy and edited Economic Development Quarterly from 1994 to 2005.

Daniel Hogan, Red Capital Group (RCG)
Daniel Hogan is Director of Research of RED CAPITAL GROUP, an investment bank and commercial mortgage lender serving the needs of the multifamily and senior housing industries. RCGs lending arm, RED Mortgage Capital, LLC, is a top Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) lender for both multifamily and seniors housing; a national Freddie Mac lender for seniors housing; the nation's second most active Federal Housing Administration (FHA)/Multifamily and Healthcare mortgage lender (and most active FHA LEAN lender); and a leading provider of credit for Critical Access and other smaller community and rural hospitals. The Research Group focuses on the economic, credit and regulatory trends influencing the multifamily and senior housing industries, with special emphasis on the application of statistics and econometric analysis to the commercial real estate relative value proposition. Mr. Hogan and his colleague, Joseph Mandeville, cover the top 50 metropolitan market-rate multifamily markets from a fundamental and relative value perspective, producing econometrically derived payroll job forecasts and proprietary expected total return and risk-adjusted return metrics for each market.

Beth Siville, George K. Baum & Company
Beth Siville is a Senior Vice President with George K. Baum & Company's Housing Group based in Denver, Colorado and is a Senior Banker for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA). Ms. Siville brings more than 17 years of experience in mortgage lending, including product development, loan servicing and lending compliance. In a previous position, Ms. Siville served as Manager of Homeownership for the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Vice President with The Leader Mortgage Company, now U.S. Bank Home Mortgage - MRBP Division, a master servicer specializing in housing finance agency tax-exempt and taxable bond programs.

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