Karen Pallotta

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Karen Pallotta is president of KRP Advisory Services, LLC, a company she founded in 2012. Prior to that, she spent more than two decades at Fannie Mae, where she served as VP of Marketing and Lender Strategies, Senior VP of Product Acquisition Strategy & Support, and Executive VP, Single Family Mortgage Business. Her responsibilities included managing the firm’s largest business segment, overseeing a $2.8 trillion book of business and the acquisition and securitization of $50 billion in mortgages each month.

Her 25 years of experience in financial services, risk management and mortgage banking has included leading and managing sales, marketing, credit risk management, product development, transaction management, pricing, strategy development, operational effectiveness, governance, compliance and customer management. Most recently she served on the board of directors of Redwood Trust, Inc.

Pallotta received her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Associated Committees

  • Compensation Committee
  • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee