2014 Women of Influence: Susan Allen


AS VICE PRESIDENT of product management and mortgage analytics at CoreLogic, Susan Allen is responsible for the company’s analytics product suite, which is used by all of the nation’s top-25 mortgage lenders. In her current position, she leads a product suite maintained by more than 200 product managers, modelers, technologists, and data managers.

By identifying promising new solutions, managing all products through their lifecycle and engaging resellers, banking regulators, investors, and other influential stakeholders, Allen has delivered yearover- year growth of 30% in mature markets.

She has also saved lenders over $60 million in the last 12 months through the use of streamlined analytics, and expanded the CoreLogic consortium database to include over 100 million records to help lenders better detect mortgage fraud and property valuation risk.

This year, Allen and her team received their fourth patent for innovations in risk management, and launched an innovative condo solution. She is the author or co-author of an additional five patent applications.

Since joining CoreLogic in 2009, Allen has been responsible for managing property valuation and fraud solutions, developing risk management products and consulting with clients. She has created some of the company’s fastest-growing solutions, including GeoAVM Precision, the OnSite suite of reports and LoanSafe Appraisal Manager.

In 2012, CoreLogic honored Allen with the Kennedy Excellence Award. She was nominated for exceptional business navigation through significant changes in industry regulations. Prior to joining CoreLogic, Allen was chief collateral officer for JP Morgan Chase and held a similar collateral risk position with GMAC.