President Nominates Irving Dennis to Be HUD Chief Financial Officer

President Trump has nominated Irving Dennis to be HUD’s chief financial officer. The Senate will have to confirm Dennis’ nomination. Dennis recently retired after more than 36 years with Ernst & Young, where he was a global client service partner. According to his LinkedIn profile, he primarily served large global complex companies specializing in franchising operations, consumer products, distribution, and manufacturing. He has extensive experience in SEC financial reporting, and assisting with complex business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, discontinued operations, and capital and equity transactions.

Dennis is treasurer of the New Albany Community Foundation and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra. According to the White House press announcement on the nomination, Dennis is described as having an “in-depth understanding of business and financial risk and extensive experience advising audit committees and executives on global corporate governance, financial, and internal control matters.” In addition, his experience includes “finance transformations, enterprise risk management, and corporate governance.”