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Introducing HousingWire’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars

50 young leaders innovating the housing industry

Rising Stars

This year’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars celebrates 50 young innovators moving the housing industry forward. Coming from all sectors of housing – mortgage, real estate, fintech, servicing and more, these up-and-coming leaders are blazing their own trail. The norm is no longer good enough. These Rising Stars are taking the lead on revolutionizing the housing industry.

From their use of data to how they bring their teams together and even lead those that follow behind them, these young leaders are the future of the housing industry. And from where we’re standing, the future is bright. 

Narrowing the selection down to 50 was more difficult than ever before, and the list of nominees was even more competitive than previous years.

See below for HousingWire’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars, and click through for full profiles on each winner that detail their amazing accomplishments, and how each one is shaping the industry around them through their leadership and innovation.

Karen Abram
Dana Aldis
Erik Anderson
Ajita Atreya
John Bosley
Rodrigo Briceno
Gary Brownell
Bryan Budd
Samantha Budzyn
Mark Gordon
Rola Gurrieri
Rob Hayden
Adena Hefets
Chris Hill
Hemanthkumar Jambulingam
Karen Kreutziger
Linh Lam
George Lane
Brad Lookabaugh
Maggie Mae
Tim McCallum
Clay McMurray
Megan Meyer
Arun Mohan
Jason Morgan
Charles Myslinsky
Michael Oursler
Auvese Pasha
Devang Patel
Sarah Pierce
Alex Rayner
Joseph Restivo
Nicole Reyes
Ben Rubenstein
Anthony Scotese
Unikqua Shannon
David Skoien
Russell Smith
Ashley Smith
Phil Sparling
Adam Stern
John Stevens
Stew Sweet
Evan Wade
Melody Warren
Tyler White
Brittany Whitmire
Jordan Wild
Michael Wojcik-Holmes
Mike Yu

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