Sheila M. Greenwood is the Senior Vice President of Congressional Affairs and Chief of Staff at the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA), a trade association representing the U.S. consumer reporting industry.

At CDIA, Sheila leads federal government relations and connects Capitol Hill with CDIA’s advocacy efforts. As Chief of Staff, Sheila executes strategic planning, operations, and budgeting.

Sheila is an experienced senior executive with over 25 years of extensive federal government, management, public affairs, public policy, and legislative experience.  Her government experience includes senior roles at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) as the agency’s Chief of Staff.

Sheila’s private sector experience has primarily centered on financial services, housing, insurance, and consumer banking for various Washington, DC-based corporate offices, and trade associations, including Citigroup, Prudential Financial, and the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents.

A native Louisianian, Sheila holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She and her husband live with their son in Alexandria, Virginia.