As Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Kelli Parsons leads communications, marketing and community investment and engagement. Her responsibilities include corporate communications, marketing in support of the company’s single family, multifamily and capital markets businesses, corporate giving and employee engagement with our communities.
Before joining Fannie Mae in 2010, Ms. Parsons was Head of Global Communications and Marketing at Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at global communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton, where she led the New York and Washington, DC offices and counseled clients on strategic communications, public affairs and change management issues and opportunities. Ms. Parsons began her career in journalism as an award-winning television news reporter and producer.
Ms. Parsons earned a Master of Science from Northwestern University Medill Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts from Murray State University. She serves as trustee of the Murray State University Foundation; is a member of the College of Charleston communications advisory council; and a member of the Arthur W. Page Society.