Tawa Moves to FHFA

Chris Tawa has joined the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Office of Housing and Regulatory Policy, where he will supervise the team that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multi-family lending programs and policies.

He transferred to his new post in March from the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration, where he served as a senior adviser for the past two and a half years.

Nonprofit Announces Executive

James F. Garrett has become the new executive director of the nonprofit Falls Church Housing Corp. (FHFC), an affiliate of the NHP Foundation.

Garrett brings expertise in housing and community development, including experience in working with local, state, and federal agencies.

A provider of affordable housing in Northern Virginia, FHFC was established in the early 1980s when community leaders were struck by the lack of housing options in the city.

Red Capital Announces Key Promotions

James F. Croft, chairman of Red Capital Markets, LLC, has assumed the role of CEO for that organization, and Robert T. Kirkwood has been named CFO of Red Capital Group, LLC.

Croft has been responsible for growing the firm's Mortgage Banking Services business and will continue to lead that business while working to expand the firm's broker-dealer operations.

Kirkwood joined Red in 2004, serving as director of accounting and finance. He had been serving as interim CFO.

NMHC Promotes Kim Duty

Kim Duty has been promoted to senior vice president of public affairs and industry initiative at the National Multi Housing Council.

A 14-year veteran of the organization, she will have lead responsibility for implementing a comprehensive strategic communications program.

Boston Financial Adds to Team

Todd Jones has joined Boston Financial Investment Management, a low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) syndicator, as its director of institutional sales.

He served as vice president and manager of institutional sales at PNC Real Estate since 2005 and was responsible for marketing its LIHTC funds. At PNC, Jones was involved in raising more than $2.5 billion of investor capital.