Amy Brandt, CEO of Vantium Capital, is known in the housing economy for leading the development of the first, automated underwriting decisioning system, WMC Direct. Brandt's career has taken her from WMC Mortgage Corp., where she rose to the position of CEO, to Vantium Capital, an Apollo portfolio company based in Irving that provides specialty servicing, loss mitigation and mortgage debt recovery services. Brandt is one of a handful of distinguished women working in the housing economy profiled in the September edition of HousingWire. Brandt recently sat down with HousingWire to discuss the future of the mortgage finance space. To learn more about Brandt and other women profiled in the Influential Women of the Housing Economy special edition, click here to subscribe. Write to: Kerri Panchuk.