Perspectives

Taking on a New Tech Role During a Pandemic

July 9, 2020

Nick Mistry and Kathleen Memenza

by Nick Mistry and Kathleen Memenza
Cybersecurity Vice Presidents at Fannie Mae

We joined Fannie Mae during the early days of a looming global pandemic. Like all our colleagues, we are adjusting to working remotely but with the added layer of being new to Fannie Mae. For both of us, a deciding factor in taking our roles was the opportunity to help solve some of housing's biggest challenges while leveraging state-of-the-art cyber, cloud, data management, and analytical tools.
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Lenders describe COVID-19-related challenges and business priorities

June 29, 2020

Mark Palim

by Mark Palim
Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist

The COVID-19 outbreak and associated public health response has had a particularly negative impact on consumer-facing businesses. Despite this unprecedented headwind, lenders and servicers adapted rapidly to meet a surge in refinance applications, implement nationwide forbearance programs put in place by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and subsequently mandated under the CARES Act, and adopt policy updates for loan eligibility and servicing requirements.
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Mortgages for a Digital Age

May 19, 2020

Henry Cason

by Henry Cason
Senior Vice President and Head of Digital Products
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Impact of Digital Innovation on Lender Workforce, Now and Looking Forward

May 13, 2020

Andrew Peters

by Andrew Peters
Vice President, Single-Family Strategy & Insights
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Stability and Strength in Good Times and Bad

May 7, 2020

Jeffery Hayward

by Jeffery Hayward
Executive Vice President, Multifamily
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