How Fannie Mae is leveraging technology to expand access to homeownership

Fannie Mae is taking important steps to help the mortgage industry close the racial housing gap, achieve equality within the housing industry and offer sustainable and affordable housing.

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Mortgage Tech Virtual Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on December 1st at 10am CT to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in the Servicing, Audit and Post-Close space.

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2018 Women of Influence: Kimberly Callas

Executive Vice President at CMG Financial

Kimberly Callas

As CMG Financial’s powerhouse executive vice president, Kimberly Callas has been at the helm of the rapid ramp up of CMG’s retail channel, adding 46 branches in one year, and a revamp of the wholesale division. She is also responsible for instituting a game-changing onboarding process for the massive influx of loan originators over the past year.

Venerated as a leader throughout CMG, Callas sets the company’s standard for diligence and passion, is a tireless advocate for homebuyer opportunity and a committed team player who empowers those around her.

Callas, known for her ability to flow seamlessly between long-term vision work and the short-term trench work, deftly handles everything from high-level development processes to the implementation of those ideas. She just did this with the launch of HomeFundMe, CMG’s latest mortgage product.

Callas had a finger on the pulse of the project at every juncture. From working with the engineers to perfect the user experience to working with loan originators to help them understand the product, Callas was on the ball, locking down success with hustle. Her 20 years in the industry have given her a hard-earned, immense knowledge base that allows her to communicate with crystal clarity.

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