Mr. Cooper’s Kelly Ann Doherty on hiring diverse talent
Continuing the Women of Influence podcast miniseries, this episode features Kelly Ann Doherty, chief people and communications officer at Mr. Cooper Group and winner of the 2020 HW Women of Influence award. Within just three years at Mr. Cooper, Doherty was promoted from senior vice president of corporate communications to the chief communications officer and a member of the executive team.
During the episode, she dives into her career growth and her thoughts on how to get more women and diversity in the industry, especially in positions of leadership.
She also talks about the latest projects and initiatives that she is working on and passionate about, along with why she thinks it is important for people to find things outside of the office to support.
Here is a small preview of the interview, which has been lightly edited for length and clarity:
Brena Nath: What key things do you think helped you in your career path and what advice would you give to other people looking to grow in their own companies?
Kelly Ann Doherty: I think the first thing I have to say is just how incredibly fortunate I’ve been to be in an environment that really supports the growth of people, especially women. It really starts with my boss, Jay Bray, who has been a fierce advocate of mine and has given me a lot of opportunities to be successful and learn along the way. In any environment, it’s really those people that can be advocates for you who make all the difference.
HousingWire’s Women of Influence podcast miniseries spotlights the significant contributions of women who are driving the U.S. housing economy forward, interviewing our honorees over the years on the impact they’re making today. Hosted by Brena Nath and produced by Alcynna Lloyd.
Below is the transcription of the interview. These transcriptions, powered by Speechpad, have been lightly edited and may contain small errors from reproduction: