Cissy Yang is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive. Reporting to the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, and administratively to the President and Interim CEO, she is responsible for all internal audit activities throughout the company, including internal controls and operational processes.
With 25 years of experience spanning both internal and external audit across the financial services sector, Yang has led multi-disciplinary teams and developed effective internal control and audit frameworks across large financial institutions. Before joining Fannie Mae in September 2022, she held various senior roles over a 19-year tenure at Credit Suisse, including Global Head of Audit for Investment Banking Fixed Income, U.S. Legal Entities, and Americas Compliance. Prior to that, she worked for PwC and Arthur Andersen.
Yang holds a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of International Business and Economics in China, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from St. John's University in New York. She also holds Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.