Maiclaire Bolton Smith is a seismologist and CoreLogic senior leader, research and content strategy. Bolton Smith joined the company in March 2013 and leads Thought Leadership for the Insurance and Spatial Solutions division of CoreLogic.
Prior to her time at CoreLogic, Maiclaire held previous positions at RMS, Emergency Management British Columbia, the International Seismological Centre and the Geological Survey of Canada. As an earthquake education enthusiast, Maiclaire has spent much of her career dedicated to promoting earthquake risk awareness and preparedness. From 2008 to 2010, she co-chaired the original launch of ShakeOut in Canada with the Great British Columbia ShakeOut. In 2010, she co-founded the British Columbia Earthquake Alliance and remains a lifetime honorary founding director.
In the last 20 years, the U.S. has seen an average of almost seven events per year that each produce damage in excess of $1 billion, and 2018 marked the third consecutive year of higher than average natural hazard event losses.
President Donald Trump appointed Calabria to take the helm of the FHFA on December 12, 2018. The Senate then officially confirmed Calabria in April by a vote of 52 to 44 as head of the agency. Since then, Calabria has not been silent on his plan to reform the FHFA and the entities it oversees – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.