Carrie Tackett Named a Finalist for the 2022 Women in Housing Awards
Safeguard in the News
August 26, 2022
Source: DS News
Safeguard Properties Carrie Tackett, Business Development has been named a finalist for the 2022 Women in Housing Awards. Carrie has been nominated and named a finalist in for the Corporate Social Responsibility Award, honoring women executives that are driving charitable initiatives and making a positive difference.
Carrie was nominated due to her involvement in multiple charitable efforts within the industry. Carrie serves as a member of the Veteran’s Financial Service Advisory Council (VFSAC). Through the VFSAC’s strategic partnership with Operation Homefront, the needs of veterans in relation to housing and critical services are addressed. She was also integral in cultivating a relationship between Safeguard Properties and the Military Warrior Support Foundation, where the Safeguard vendor network is used to renovate homes to be gifted to wounded veterans and their families. Carrie has been a member of AMDC since 2019, working to promote diversity within the mortgage industry.
Also of note, Laura Flood, AVP Investor Compliance, Safeguard Properties was a nominee in the Rising Star Executive Award category, and Elizabeth Squires, AVP Client Account Management, Safeguard Properties was a nominee in the Authentic Leader Award category. Congratulations to all three women; Safeguard Properties is honored by your representation within the industry!
Meet the 2022 Women in Housing Awards Finalists
On September 20, the mortgage and housing industry’s women business leaders will be recognized and honored at the 2022 Women in Housing Leadership Awards.
Once again hosted during the annual Five Star Conference and Expo, the Women in Housing Awards will be presented across five categories: the Rising Star Executive Award, the Trailblazer Award, the Corporate Social Responsibility Award, the Authentic Leader Award, and the Laurie A. Maggiano Legacy Award, named for the industry icon who passed away in 2018.
The finalists for each category of these awards were chosen from a list of hundreds of nominations received from across the industry. They were then voted on by a panel of industry professionals including Five Star’s Editorial Advisory Board.
Here are this year’s finalists in each category.
The Rising Star Executive Award: This award recognizes young women leaders who, while still early in their careers, have demonstrated an outstanding capability to lead and drive progress. (up to 10 years’ industry experience)
Rosa Arriaga, VP Loan Administration, Mr. Cooper
Joette Bonin, VP, Fay Servicing, LLC
Leah Goldmintz, VP, Capital Markets, CoreVest Finance
Kate Mossop, VP & Portfolio Product Owner, Single-Family Servicing Products and Offerings, Freddie Mac
Lauren Shea, Chief Credit Officer, Temple View Capital
The Trailblazer Award: This award honors women leaders who have broken barriers and served as a catalyst for change within their organizations.
Jaime Burgess, VP – Default Servicing, Mr. Cooper
Kimberly Hare, President, Fay Servicing, LLC
Sherri Higuera, SVP, Servicing Technology, The Money Source
Kelly MacDonald, Group VP, Director of Default and REO, M&T Bank
Cecelia Raine, VP, Servicing Strategy & Integration, Freddie Mac
The Corporate Social Responsibility Award: How are you and your organization giving back? This award recognizes women executives who are driving charitable initiatives and helping our industry make a positive difference.
Darcy Chapman, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Auction.com
Tamara Gifford, Director, Community & External Relations, Ocwen
Toniqua Green, VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Mr. Cooper Group
Dana Stephenson, Consumer Direct Onboarding Manager, Caliber Home Loans, Inc.
Carrie Tackett, Director of Business Development, Safeguard Properties
The Authentic Leader Award: Nominees for this award should demonstrate exemplary leadership, serving as both a business leader and a role model for their colleagues, and earning the admiration and respect of their peers in the process.
Shayna Arrington, Chief Compliance Officer, The Money Source
Jennifer Corcoran, SVP of National Operations, Caliber Home Loans, Inc.
Mieke de Boer, SVP, Mortgage Default Fulfillment, Truist
Tess Siwa, SVP Operations, Constructive Capital
Judith Tribble, SVP, Chief Compliance Officer, Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC
The Laurie A. Maggiano Legacy Award: The award recognizes women whose accomplishments have left an indelible impact on the industry and positively influenced homeownership within the past year (minimum 20 years’ consecutive industry experience).
Christina Harrington, President and Co-Founder, Usherpa
Melissa Kozicki, Director of Compliance, Mortgage Cadence
Miriam Moore, President of Default Services, ServiceLink
Dawn Svedberg, VP, Head of Fintech Product Sales, Tavant
Sandra Thompson, Director, FHFA
2022 Women in Housing Nominees
The following professionals were nominated by colleagues, peers, and employers for being champions of women in the industry, as well as for the dedication they take in their roles. Though our selection committee had the arduous task of selecting only 25 finalists from the impressive list of nominations that came in, we would be remiss if we didn’t honor and recognize the full list of women lauded by the industry
Danielle Arena, Realtor Associate/Branch Leader, Century 21 Action Plus Realty
Kristen Bachich, Manager, Corporate Communications, Ocwen Financial Corporation
Shawn Buchan, Team Owner, Shawn Buchan Group
Shellie Burton, VP Escrow, Mr. Cooper
Alicia Byrd, Bankruptcy Operations Manager, Flagstar Bank
Marlene Chaker, CEO/Founder, AAA AMC
Tai Christensen, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and Director of Government Affairs, CBC Mortgage Agency
Karin Collins, VP, Foreclosure at Fay Servicing, LLC
Rachel Cunningham, Director of Customer Success, Sales Boomerang
Labrescia Dawson, CEO, Dawson Realty and Mortgage
Leisha Delgado, Founder & CEO, Hello Solutions
Jennifer Dobron, VP Foreclosure, LoanCare
NIchole Donald, Manager Community Relations, Mr. Cooper Group
Shaylene Ernisse, Realtor
Rosalie M. Escobedo, Director of Business Development, Mackie Wolf Zientz & Mann, P.C.
Susan Falsetti, Managing Director, Origination Title & Close, ServiceLink
Laura Flood, AVP, Investor Compliance, Safeguard Properties
Erika Garcia, COO and Managing Partner, Precedent Management, LLC
Tanya Garcia, National Director of Construction Operations, SMS Assist
Sally Garrison, Managing Member, The Mortgage Law Firm
Johanna Granados, Account Executive, Verisk
Ingrid Jaschok, EVP Online Operations, Auction.com
Jiya Jose, Director, Project Management Office, Ocwen Financial Corporation
Tawn Kelley, President, Taylor Morrison Home Funding
Erica LaCentra, Chief Marketing Officer, RCN Capital
Rosemary Lally, Chief Information Security Officer, Altisource
Maria Lamas, VP, Associate General Counsel, Mr. Cooper
Christina Leckie, Professional Services Manager, Fiserv
Barb Liberto, Community Lending Florida
Andria Lightfoot, Chief Customer Officer, SimpleNexus
Laura MacIntyre, President, DIMONT
Jocelyn Martin-Leano, President, Rushmore Loan Management Services
Linda McCoy, President, National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Cheryl Messner, EVP of Customer Success and Experience, Sales Boomerang
Tricia Migliazzo, SVP, Sales, Lenders One/Altisource
Elizabeth Morales, Chief Marketing Officer, Applied Business Software
Margaret Morgan, Senior Client Representative, Equity Valuation Partners
Tania Murray, Texas Area Manager, New American Funding
Beth Northrop-Day, VP and Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Bank
Laird Nossuli, CEO, iEmergent
Jackie Oliver, SVP, Associate General Counsel, Mr. Cooper Group
Tiffany Pierschbacher, Realtor, Shawn Buchan Group
Fiona Rice, Software Development Engineer, Team Lead, Fiserv
Dawn Robinson, SVP Regional Manager, PrimeLending
Ruth Ruhl, President, Ruth Ruth, P.C. Attorney at Law
Valerie Saunders, VP, National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Abigail Schuettinger, Director of Operations, Altisource
Christine Seeger, VP Customer Experience, Ocwen Financial Corporation
Karen Shields, SVP of Default, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing/Caliber
Leanne Shultz, Instructional Designer, LoanCare
Elizabeth Squires, AVP, Client Account Management, Safeguard Properties
Jennifer Stoops, EVP of Corporate Development, Park Avenue Properties, A PURE Company
Cassandra Swartz-Dixon, VP & Assistant General Counsel, RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing
Annabelle Tanguilan, Assistant Manager, Customer Care Center, Ocwen
Maureen Tejada, SVP, Enterprise Risk Management, Ocwen Financial Corporation
Trinity Weekes, SVP Loan Administration, Specialized Loan Servicing
Donita White, External Audit Manager, LoanCare
Whitney Wince, Senior Director of Foreclosure, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing
Ramie Word, SVP Customer Care & Client Delivery, Mr. Cooper
Robin P. Wright, Managing Partner, Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP
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