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Fannie Mae Female Leaders Recognized for Excellence in Mortgage and Housing Industries

October 7, 2016

Alicia Jones


WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) is pleased to recognize eleven executives featured in MReport magazine’s special “Women in Housing” issue. The September 2016 issue celebrates the impressive achievements and contributions of female leaders that represent a broad spectrum of housing finance.

The business publication named Fannie Mae’s Kimberly Johnson, senior vice president and chief risk officer, as one of five "Power Players" for her role in developing a global risk strategy to enable Fannie Mae to remain a source of stable housing finance.

MReport also recognized ten of Fannie Mae’s top professionals as “Leading Ladies” who have "dedicated their careers to bettering the future of the mortgage and housing industries." These outstanding professionals include:

Nadine Bates, Senior Vice President & Treasurer

Charmaine Brown, Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Kristy Fercho, Senior Vice President Customer Delivery Executive

Sarah Goldfrank, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Mercedes Henriksson, Director of Sales CPM Real Estate

Katrina Jones, Vice President Single Family Business Solutions

Hilary Provinse, Senior Vice President Multifamily Customer Engagement

Renee Schultz, Senior Vice President Capital Markets

Marianne Sullivan, Senior Vice President Single-Family Business Capabilities

Tujuanna Williams, Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

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