Fannie Mae   ’s Jeffery Hayward, EVP and Head of Multifamily, and Kimberly Johnson, EVP and Chief Risk Officer, have been listed among Black Enterprise’s “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” for 2017.
The annual list identifies 300 prominent African-American executives from the nation’s largest publicly traded companies, and 100 international companies, who have had significant influence in leading their companies and the industry.
Throughout his 30-year career, Hayward has held various senior roles within Fannie Mae. In recent years, he has focused on solving America’s affordable housing crisis as the head of Fannie Mae Multifamily, the leading source of financing and securitization for quality rental housing in the United States.
Johnson joined Fannie Mae in 2006 and is responsible for Enterprise Risk Management, which involves overseeing the company’s governance and strategy for global risk management. Among Johnson’s recent honors, she was recognized as one of MReport’s top Women in Housing.
In addition, Black Enterprise named Fannie Mae one of the “50 Best Companies for Diversity.” Fannie Mae also received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fourth consecutive year.
To learn more about Fannie Mae’s recent awards and achievements, visit FannieMae.com/portal/about-fm/awards-achievements.html