Company: Freddie Mac
Job title: Interim head of single-family business
Donna Corley is one of the most influential women at Freddie Mac and within the housing and mortgage industry. She was recently named interim head of the Freddie Mac Single-Family business, where her responsibilities include managing the company's relationships with its seller/servicers, the performance of Freddie Mac's guarantee book of business, and all sourcing, servicing, risk management and business operations. For the past five years, she was the single-family chief risk officer, focused on bringing a fresh perspective to managing risk while leading a team of approximately 500 employees responsible for analysing and managing the risks that impact Freddie Mac's single-family business of financing more than 1.5 million homes annually. A 24-year Freddie Mac veteran, Corley began her Freddie Mac career as a research analyst and, subsequently, held various portfolio manager positions within the investment and capital markets division as well as led Freddie Mac’s credit pricing, risk transfer and securitisation teams. She has been honored for her skills, determination, focus and leadership several times in recent years, including: HousingWire's Women of Influence 2017 and 2019; Euromoney's Global Structured Deal of the Year award and The Banker's Deal of the Year for the Americas in 2014.