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WHF Lunch with Freddie Mac's Executive Vice President, Head of Single-Family Business, Donna Corley
Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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WHF Lunch with Freddie Mac's Executive Vice President, Head of Single-Family Business, Donna Corley

Date: April 22, 2021  
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Location: Zoom webinar (information provided in the confirmation email)
WHF Members - $10.00
           Non-Members - $15.00



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Kris Kully is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and a member of the Consumer Financial Services group. She concentrates her practice on federal and state regulatory compliance matters affecting providers of consumer financial products and services. Her practice includes advising clients on compliance with licensing, consumer protection and other practice requirements facing mortgage and consumer lenders/brokers, servicers and investors, as well as other participants in the real estate finance and consumer credit industries. For example, she helps clients understand their obligations under all the authorities of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including the federal Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE), the Consumer Leasing Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as similar state laws. She advises clients in connection with originating, purchasing and servicing all types of consumer finance products, including residential mortgage loans, consumer loans, credit cards, lease agreements and deposits. She also participates in regulatory compliance due diligence activities.


Kris is a former lawyer for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In that role, she provided legal counsel to the department on the mission oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the interpretation of the RESPA and the implementation of the department’s various housing assistance and community development programs. She also worked in the financial services industry for a number of years.


Kris has served on the Women in Housing and Finance Board of Directors for a number of years, and currently serves as its immediate Past President.


Speaker Bio

Donna Corley is executive vice president and 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 analyzing and managing the risks that impact Freddie Mac's Single-Family business of financing more than 1.5 million homes annually. Her team became a market leader, partnering with clients to build a bridge between Freddie Mac’s guidance and clients’ operational implementation of smart risk management practices.

A 25-year Freddie Mac veteran, Ms. 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 securitization 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. Ms. Corley and her team were recognized for their first structured agency credit risk (STACR) transaction.
  • Working Mother magazine’s Working Mother of the Year in 2012.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from American University and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.