Jason Cave joins Argyle Board of Advisors after leading FHFA.

March 22, 2024
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  • Former FHFA Chief Fintech Officer, Jason Cave, joins the board of advisors at Argyle.
  • Cave brings over 30 years of experience in U.S. banking regulation and is known for his advocacy of housing finance innovation.

Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer and deputy director for the FHFA, has joined the board of advisors at Argyle, a provider of automated income and employment verifications for mortgage lenders. With over 30 years of experience in U.S. banking regulation, Cave is recognized as an international leader in bank supervision and a vocal supporter of housing finance innovation. Prior to his tenure at the FHFA, Cave spent 27 years at FDIC, holding various roles, including senior advisor within the Division of Complex Institution, Supervision, and Resolution. He also played a key role in shaping international bank policy as the former chairman of the Basel Committee’s task force on simplicity and comparability.

In recent years, Cave has been instrumental in driving housing finance innovation initiatives. He launched the FHFA’s Office of Financial Technology in 2022 and introduced its first annual Velocity tech sprint in 2023. This tech sprint aimed to foster innovative solutions for increasing access, fairness, affordability, and sustainability in mortgage lending.

Commenting on his new role at Argyle, Cave expressed his enthusiasm for working with fintechs that are addressing challenges within banking and mortgage industries. He praised Argyle for its efforts in making mortgages more fraud-resistant and cost-effective, highlighting the company’s commitment to modernization in the industry. Argyle CEO, Shmulik Fishman, welcomed Cave to the advisory board, noting his expertise in financial regulation and technology.

Cave’s appointment to the Argyle advisory board follows the addition of fellow industry veterans Sam E. Oliver III and Terri Davis in 2023. Oliver brings three decades of experience at Freddie Mac, while Davis has held leadership positions at Fannie Mae, ICE Mortgage Technology, and Notarize. The addition of Cave, Oliver, and Davis to the board underscores Argyle’s commitment to driving advancements in the mortgage industry.

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