Fred P. Hochberg
Chairman & President, EXIM Bank
Fred P. Hochberg is Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank). During his six years of leadership, EXIM Bank has supported more than 1.3 million American jobs and financed exports with a value exceeding $200 billion, while generating more than $2 billion in surplus revenue for U.S. taxpayers and reducing internal costs by 15 percent.
Prior to his two terms as the head of EXIM Bank, Hochberg was dean of the Milano School of Management and Urban Policy at The New School in New York City. From 1998 to 2001, he served as deputy, and then acting Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), where he helped quadruple lending to minority- and women-owned small businesses.
Prior to his service at SBA, Hochberg was the long-time President and Chief Operating Officer of the Lillian Vernon Corporation, where he led the transformation of a small, family-owned mail order company into an international, publicly traded direct marketing corporation, making him one of the highest ranking business leaders in the Obama Administration.