2024 Woman of Influence: Christy Bunce

Christy Bunce

Christy Bunce, as president of New American Funding (NAF), has been pivotal in transforming the company into one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing mortgage lenders. Bunce is involved with every aspect of NAF’s business, including overseeing NAF’s entire mortgage lending pipeline, managing the company’s day-to-day operations, sales and servicing departments. Bunce’s commitment to inclusivity in lending — particularly for those in diverse communities — showcases her as a trailblazer in the mortgage industry.

Over the past year, Bunce has demonstrated exceptional professional excellence and leadership at NAF. Her role as president has been marked by significant achievements, particularly in navigating one of the most challenging mortgage markets in recent history. Despite these difficulties, under her leadership, the company has not only sustained its growth but has also expanded its workforce and executive team. This expansion was a strategic move to adapt to the evolving market and customer needs while reinforcing the company’s strong culture. Her commitment to the company’s growth and her ability to lead through challenging times highlight her professional excellence.

In addition to her operational leadership, Bunce has been instrumental in fostering a culture of inclusivity and growth within NAF. She leads the company’s OKR (Objectives and Key Results) goal-setting process, and quarterly and annual leadership meetings, which are crucial for strategic alignment and fostering a unified vision across the company. These initiatives are part of her broader strategy to ensure that all employees, regardless of their position, feel valued and are encouraged to contribute to the company’s mission. This inclusive approach not only enhances employee engagement but also drives the company toward achieving its goal of being the best mortgage company in the nation.


Christy Bunce



Company Name:

New American Funding

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