2023 Woman of Influence: Heidi Mason


Heidi Mason joined Freddie Mac in 2022 with more than 25 years of experience in mortgage lending, financial services, consumer protection and securities law. She has brought her deep expertise to help Freddie Mac develop the legal framework necessary to propel its mission and advance the most significant projects in its equitable housing priorities in the last year.

Mason has provided critical legal leadership at the center of Freddie Mac’s most pivotal projects to advance equity in housing in the last year. Mason is regarded for her informed counsel and collaborative leadership style. Her team knows she values ideas and innovation and is known for her sound decision-making at critical times. In her short tenure at Freddie Mac, Mason has quickly become a valuable member of Freddie Mac’s executive team. Prior to Freddie Mac, Mason spent 17 years at Wells Fargo, serving as executive vice president and senior deputy general counsel leading legal support for all of its consumer businesses, including mortgage operations. Just prior to joining Freddie Mac, Mason served as a partner at ElevateNext Law, a majority-women-owned law firm.


Heidi Mason


Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Company Name:

Freddie Mac



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