September 2016 - Women in Housing

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TH E M R EP O RT | 35 LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY LEADING LADY Rose Silverstein AVP, REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF NEW BUSINESS AND CORRESPONDENT SALES STRATEGY, RADIAN GUARANTY INC. Rose Silverstein has more than 35 years of experience in finance. Her knowledge of financial products has helped grow volume, and contributed to develop - ment of procedures and training courses. She joined Radian in 2001 and her desire to learn has driven her to volunteer for committees, pilot groups, etc. Silverstein loves teach - ing. Whether it's being a mentor for a co-worker— or helping to facilitate one of Radian's monthly webinars to share informa - tion and help others—she is always there. Silverstein is always encouraging and helping female profes - sionals in their profes- sional and personal lives. Whenever a goal is set, a contest is rolled out or presentations are required, Silverstein wants to win. Rebecca Smith DIRECTOR OF CLIENT RELATIONS, GREEN RIVER CAPITAL Rebecca Smith has been in the Real Estate and Mort- gage Servicing industries for more than six years. Smith joined Green River Capital in 2008 and has held management posi - tions in Valuation Services, Agent and Client Rela- tions. Her help in creating a vendor network and establishing best practices for the valuations opera - tion, lead to her managing the entire agent/broker network. Smith has played an instrumental role in bringing to market new products within the hous - ing industry such as en- hanced borrower-outreach programs, single-family rental property manage- ment and surveillance, and fix-and-flip financing due diligence. Brent L. Taggart, Vice President, Green River Capital, said, "Rebecca has a "can-do" attitude that rubs off on all of those that work with her." Tracey Tran VP, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, NATIONWIDE TITLE CLEARING, INC. Having worked in IT since the days of dial-up internet, Tracy Tran, VP, Software Development at Nation - wide Title Clearing, Inc., has applied her skills in several major industries. In 2007, when her company announced layoffs for the first time in its more than 20 years in business, Tran realized how integral the housing market is to the national economy. Though her entire department was exempt from layoffs, Tran realized she wanted to be a part of the housing industry and the important changes that were occur - ring. Her bold willing- ness to meet and embrace change has ensured her success in the industry. Passionate about her field, Tran says that while the IT field is male dominated, women's natural inclination for organization, multitask - ing, and communicating make them well-suited for the field. Sandra J. Troutman DIRECTOR, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, MERSCORP HOLDINGS, INC. Sandra J. Troutman's in- volvement in the mortgage industry goes beyond improving the bottom line for one particular company and extends to improvement across the industry. She was elected as President of Women in Housing & Finance for 2013-2014, and she par - ticipates in the American Mortgage Diversity Coun- cil, which forwards diver- sity and inclusion efforts throughout the industry. Troutman is working with the Council to develop a training program based on Dodd Frank, Section 342. Troutman serves as the Director of Corpo - rate Communications for MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., where she manages media relations and directs the MERS System USER Conference. The first in her family to attend col - lege, Troutman went on to earn her M.B.A. and J.D. Sally French Tyler EVP AND DIVISION PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL COMMERCIAL SERVICES DIVISION, FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY With a "people first" ap- proach, Sally French Tyler embodies leadership in all aspects of her career. As EVP at First American Title Insurance Company, she oversees 1,200 employ - ees. In 2015, her divi- sion achieved 17 percent growth, closing 60,614 transactions and generating $600 million. In addition to excelling in her role, Tyler also demonstrates a strong commitment to developing the next gen - eration of women in lead- ership at First American. In 2012, she co-sponsored First American's "Women in Leadership" program, which addresses innova - tive leadership across the organization. Since then, 54 women have partici- pated in the program, and about 30 percent of them have received promotions.

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