History of the commission
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission was created to "examine the causes, domestic and global, of the current financial and economic crisis in the United States." The Commission was established as part of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (Public Law 111-21) passed by Congress and signed by the President in May 2009. This independent, 10-member panel was composed of private citizens with experience...
Members of the Commission
Phil Angelides earned national acclaim as an effective public and private sector leader with accomplishments and broad expertise in the fields of investor protection, finance, housing, and corporate and financial market reform.
Senator Bob GrahamCommissioner
Senator Bob Graham is the former two-term governor of Florida and served for 18 years in the United States Senate. This is combined with 12 years in the Florida legislature for a total of 38 years of public service.
John W. ThompsonCommissioner
Hon. Bill ThomasVice Chairman
A member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 28 years, Bill Thomas has spent his career strengthening health care legislation, reducing tax burdens, advocating free and open trade and protecting workers' pensions.
Byron S. GeorgiouCommissioner
Keith Hennessey most recently served as the senior White House economic advisor to President George W. Bush. He coordinated economic policy for the President, including financial market issues, tax policy, energy and climate change, health care, Social Security and Medicare reform, housing, and technology.
Heather H. Murren, CFACommissioner
Heather H. Murren, CFA, is the cofounder and former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) from it's founding in 2002 until June 2009. She remains a member of its board of directors.