President to nominate Mr. Montgomery as FHA Commissioner

April 15, 2005

The President intends to nominate Brian D. Montgomery, of Texas, to be Assistant Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (Federal Housing Commissioner). Mr. Montgomery recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary. He previously served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Advance. Prior to joining the Administration, Mr. Montgomery was Director of Advance for the Bush-Cheney 2000 campaign. Earlier in his career, he served as Communications Director for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the Texas Department of Economic Development. Mr. Montgomery received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston.