September 2016 - Women in Housing

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TH E M R EP O RT | 29 C SUITE C SUITE C SUITE C SUITE C SUITE Congratulations Lisa! We are thrilled to announce that Lisa Sadaoui, CEO and President of First Allegiance, has been named one of MReport's 2016 "Leading Ladies." On behalf of your colleagues at First Allegiance, we'd like to congratulate you on this befitting recognition. Your indisputable can-do attitude and hands-on leadership approach, as well as your respectful and collaborative management style, are undoubtedly why you are deserving of this prestigious recognition. While continually displaying a vested interest in the communities we serve, you consistently and simultaneously place our clients first. You are a true champion of diversity both for our vendor network as well as our internal workforce, and you continue to exhibit this commitment daily through the direction of our company. We are honored to be a part of your team and the certified woman-owned business you founded over 20 years ago, First Allegiance. Emerging Leader Age: 30 Patricia Raymo CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RETAIL OF LOANDEPOT A 25-year industry vet- eran, Patty Raymo has helped loanDepot grow to over 5,200 employees nationwide. She led the implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules for loanDepot's retail division— Mortgage Master—and has mentored hundreds of lending professionals. As loanDepot's Chief Operat - ing Officer, retail, Raymo oversees all lending opera- tions to support the com- pany's retail infrastructure. "Patty has grown with ev- ery challenge, overcome ev- ery obstacle and has been instrumental in position- ing our company as the second-largest consumer lender in the nation," said Paul Anastos, president of loanDepot's Retail Division, Mortgage Master. "Her knowledge, experience and natural leadership skills are unsurpassed and she is one of the best kept secrets in all of lending." Caroline Reaves CEO, MORTGAGE CONTRACTING SERVICES, LLC Caroline Reaves is CEO of Mortgage Contract- ing Services, LLC (MCS). Reaves was named to this position in October 2009 and her leadership also extends to being an active member of MCS' board, as well as the chairper - son of MBA's P&P Work Group, a position that she has held for over 15 years. With more than 30 years in the mortgage industry, Reaves' experience varies from originations and contract management to acquisitions, investor reporting and default. She joined MCS in March 2007 as president of MCS Asset Management, significantly contributing to the expan - sion of the company's Dallas office. Later that same year, she accepted the titles of president and chief operating officer of MCS Field Services. Lisa Sadaoui PRESIDENT AND CEO, FIRST ALLEGIANCE Lisa Sadaoui has earned her outstanding reputation in the housing industry as a consummate professional who enthusiastically tackles big challenges and turns negatives into positives. Sadaoui mentors young female professionals by creating a professional work environment focused on providing quality service where the client is the priority, and her level of knowledge about the industry is expert. Her peers use adjectives such as "steadfastness," "fortitude," "attentiveness," and "motivated" to describe her. "She has the ability to keep the big picture in mind while paying acute attention to every last detail," said Steven J. McCaffrey, President and CEO MetroCorp Claims. "This sets Lisa above and apart from her peers." Amy Sanchez EVP, PRESCIENT, CO-CEO, PRECEDENT MANAGEMENT, LLC Amy Sanchez's career in the housing industry began early. After working as a part-time leasing consul - tant in college, she says, "I was hooked." Over the years, she took on roles of increasing responsibil - ity in the management, marketing and disposition of income-producing real estate portfolios. At Pre - scient, Sanchez managed more than 6,500 govern- ment-owned assets with a portfolio value exceeding $1.6 billion. She currently serves as EVP of Prescient and is the founder and Co-CEO of Precedent Management, LLC, a provider of HOA solutions for mortgage servicers. What Sanchez loves about the housing industry is its profound impact on others. Sanchez names Precedent as one of her greatest professional achievements but says raising her three young daughters is her best accomplishment. Carolyn Thompson PRESIDENT AND OWNER, ASONS Carolyn Thompson began her career as a teacher before entering real estate as a first time homebuyer specialist who became a top-producing Real - tor. In 1997, she estab- lished Carolyn Beeson Realty. Thompson and her business partner son developed a wide range of clients, including first-time homebuyers and REO property investors. In 1999, Thompson and her son established the property preservation / construc - tion company A-Son's Construction (ASONS) to work in the REO niche market. Her naturally positive management style, together with her honesty and values has steadfastly solidified her business relationships with both her clients and employees. Thompson is a natural leader who draws people in through her intelligence, kindness and fighting spirit.

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