September 2016 - Women in Housing

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30 | TH E M R EP O RT Great people make us strong. Congratulations Min Alexander Named one of MReport's 2016 "Leading Ladies" in its Women in Housing issue. Your leadership helps us win as a team. Min Alexander Senior Vice President, Real Estate Services © 2016 Altisource. All Rights Reserved. √ LEADING LADIES LEAVING THEIR MARK ON THE INDUSTRY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY Min Lee Alexander SVP REAL ESTATE SERVICES, ALTISOURCE As Senior Vice President of Real Estate Services, Min Lee Alexander is an indispensable part of Altisource's strategy to modernize, streamline and improve the real estate industry through technology and innovation. She is a critical member of the senior leadership team where her responsibilities span several business lines with P&L responsibilities. At a time when the country is still working through the overhang of the housing crisis and dealing with a backlog of distressed and foreclosed homes, Alexander has spearheaded many of Altisource's innovative programs to address these issues, while simultaneously finding time to serve as a mentor to other women. Marnie Ronda Lacue Applegate SVP, CREDIT RISK/POLICY, PACIFIC UNION FINANCIAL, LLC Embracing change and loving learning are two traits that have not only taken Marnie Ronda Lacue Applegate far in her career but that have also allowed her to enjoy it. In a constantly changing industry, Applegate's abil - ity to absorb and process information along with her forward-thinking mentality have served her well. She has been active in offering information and feedback on policy. Among Applegate's profes - sional accomplishments are partnering with the CFPB and other industry institutions to address changes and interpreta - tions of the Qualified Mortgage and Ability to Repay guidance and working on the develop - ment and implementation team on a proprietary AUS engine that lever- aged the communication and integration of the GSEs' AUS. Jill Kravig Burns EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, MOUNTAIN WEST FINANCIAL, INC. Jill Kravig Burns has been in the mortgage business over 20 years, and has a proven record in senior operational roles. She first joined the MWF team in 2012 as SVP, and now holds the role of Executive Vice President of Operations. Her primary role is to ensure top-quality service and maximum productivity for all MWF centralized and distributed fulfillment locations. Her role also entails upholding company climate, culture and philosophy. Her original mentor in the business was her mother, who worked in the industry starting in the 60s, and brought Burns into the thick of things during the mid-80s during the refinance boom. She taught Burns how to process and underwrite her first loans. Meg Burns MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP Meg Burns has played an integral role in the nation's housing industry, serving in high-profile roles at federal agencies. Burns served in the role of Senior Associ - ate Director of the Office of Housing and Regula- tory Policy at the Federal Housing Finance Agency. In this role, she managed government initiatives in single- and multi-family housing finance, loss mitiga - tion, and insurance-related activities at the GSEs. She was intimately involved in the federal government's re - sponse to the housing crisis. Previously, she headed the FHFA's Office of Congres- sional Affairs and Com- munications and served as the Director of the Office of Single-Family Program Development at FHA, where she oversaw single- family programs, including valuation, credit policy, and counseling. Burns currently serves as Managing Director at the Collingwood Group. Kellie Chambers ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT OF INVESTOR RELATIONS , SAFEGUARD PROPERTIES Kellie Chambers joined Safeguard in 2001 and has held several positions throughout the com - pany. Currently, she leads Safeguard's investor-facing operations and compliance teams, ensuring operational controls, monitoring, and client/supplier communica - tions are in place for inves- tor compliance. Chambers is an active member of sev- eral industry organizations, including HUD's prop- erty preservation working group and NAMFS and its Government Relations Committee. "Kellie is the subject matter expert on all investor guidelines, property preservation in presale, and best practices for maintaining proper - ties," said Alan Jaffa, CEO of Safeguard Properties. Chambers manages more than 150 employees, includ - ing a significant number of women who she mentors on a day-to-day basis.

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