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DS News February 2022

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31 analyzed comment letters on regulatory proposals, and responded to consumer complaints. Before entering public service, she practiced corporate and securities law at Morrison & Foerster LLP in Palo Alto, California, and Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells LLP) in Washington, D.C. In legal practice, she advised management and boards of directors on corporate governance, compliance, and reporting requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. She also represented publicly and privately held companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, strategic business ventures, venture capital investments, and general corporate matters. FREDDIE MAC APPOINTS NEW VPS FOR PRODUCTION AND SALES Freddie Mac Multifamily announced the appointment of Steve Lineberger and Meg McElgunn as VPs of Production & Sales. In their new roles, Lineberger will oversee the Western and Central regions and McElgunn will lead the Northeast and Southeast regions. "Steve and Meg are both exceptionally strong leaders who bring unique talents and extensive experience in the multifamily business," said Richard Martinez, SVP of Multifamily Production & Sales at Freddie Mac. Lineberger was formerly the senior director of Conventional Production & Sales for the Western region. He joined Freddie Mac Multifamily in 2012, having previously worked in both asset management and residential property brokerage. He earned an MBA with a focus in Real Estate Finance at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in applied mathematics and economics from the University of California, San Diego. McElgunn most recently served as the senior director of the Multifamily Small Balance Loans (SBL) team, leading that business nationwide. She has a long history with Freddie Mac, having worked with us from 2008-2012 in the Central region, focused on Conventional, Seniors and Student Housing, then joining us again in 2018 to focus on the SBL business. McElgunn also has a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate and urban land economics from the University of Wiscon- sin-Madison. "I look forward to Steve and Meg's ongoing contribution to our success as we strive to innovate and grow our business going into the new year," Martinez said. Freddie Mac Multifamily is the nation's multifamily housing finance leader. Historically, more than 90% of the eligible rental units we fund are affordable to families with low-to-moderate incomes earning up to 120% of area median income. Freddie Mac securitizes about 90% of the multifamily loans it purchases, thus transferring the majority of the expected credit risk from taxpayers to private investors. S E R V I C E P R O V I D E R S CONSIGLIERA FOUNDER NAMED SAGENT CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER Sagent, a fintech company modernizing mortgage and consumer loan servicing for America's top banks and lenders, appointed Courtney ompson as Chief Product Officer. e move accelerates Sagent's vision to remake loan servicing from the consumer perspective and deepens Sagent's relationships with customers, regulators, and the fintech community. "Sagent's talent and resources to execute on scale modernization and my mission to transform the servicing industry's people, process, and technology while honoring the humans within it are a perfect match," ompson said. "e servicing community must meet homeowners where they are in this highly regulated and digital world, and I can't wait to dig in with the Sagent team, its customers, and the industry at large to solve this once and for all." In her new role, ompson will lead and expand product development to refine and grow Sagent's vision organically, as well as through partnerships and M&A. ompson has led mortgage fintech innovation, digital transformation, servicing, and regtech strategy for almost two decades. Her fintech management consulting firm, Consigliera, has advised top servicers and fintechs on these matters, and previously, she was head of default servicing at Flagstar where she rebuilt a modern tech stack to give the bank's consumers compassionate, responsive experiences when they need it most. While at Flagstar, she also ran their popular fintech accelerator program. "Sagent's new Chief Product Officer, Courtney ompson, truly gets how these needs fit together into smart tech platforms. She'll help us go faster delivering simplicity consumers expect without compromising on depth servicers require," Sagent CEO Dan Sogorka said. "Rewiring America's $12 trillion mortgage servicing sector requires nimble but highly technical software that connects all consumer, servicer, regulator, investor, and partner needs." Since Sogorka joined as CEO less than two years ago, Sagent has led the modernization of mortgage servicing in America. e fintech software leader is the only major player providing top servicers with highly configurable, cloud-based platforms to power core servicing, default management, and consumer experiences that are all linked together. is enables servicers to ace every customer care detail, use data responsibly to retain customers for life, and remain in real-time compliance with real-time regs and GSE/investor changes. CORELOGIC ANNOUNCES NEW CEO CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics, and data-enabled solutions provider, announced that Pat Dodd has been appointed to the position of interim President & CEO, Movers & Shakers

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