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Fannie Mae Influencers Recognized as Women of Impact in the Mortgage and Housing Industry

September 7, 2017

Alicia Jones


WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) is pleased to recognize six influential leaders featured on MReport magazine’s 2017 Women of Impact list. The honorees profiled in the magazine’s annual Women in Housing issue are some of the biggest and brightest female stars who encourage innovation throughout the mortgage and housing industry.

The business publication named Fannie Mae’s Caroline Patane, Vice President of Compliance and Customer Evaluation, a "Power Player" for her role in providing strategic direction in the development of the risk-based evaluation programs of Fannie Mae’s top sellers and servicers. 

MReport also recognized five of Fannie Mae’s top professionals as “Leading Ladies” who are laying claim to an array of accomplishments in their respective fields. These outstanding professionals include: 

  • Laurissa Antonuccio, Director of Administrative Projects, Operations and Technology
  • Liza Barley, Project Manager
  • Joy Cianci, Senior Vice President, Special Assets and Corporate Security and Facilities
  • Maureen Davenport, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
  • Laurel Davis, Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer 

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