2023 Woman of Influence: Shelley Leonard


Throughout Shelley Leonard’s successful career spanning more than 25 years, she has gained deep executive experience in leading companies to drive growth, improve performance, increase market share, launch successful new products, expand into adjacent markets and manage M&A activity. As president at Xactus, she is guiding the company through its culmination of acquisitions and working to redefine the way mortgage verification services are delivered.

Leonard is a significant contributor who is impacting mortgage banking by leading a transformative industry movement that seeks to advance stagnant processes and develop innovative workflows and technologies to accommodate a more consumer-centric mortgage experience. Her impact is already being felt in how she is redefining the way mortgage verification services are delivered. Leonard is using her decades of experience to steer Xactus with a fresh approach toward advancing the modern mortgage experience. Her expertise in developing workflows, motivating people and anticipating trends enables Xactus to deliver innovative solutions, reliable technology and unmatched support that enhance lenders’ profitability by allowing them to close more loans more quickly.


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