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Raj Mehra Joins Oakleaf as Managing Director
Founder, CEO and President
We’re thrilled to announce that Raj Mehra has joined the Oakleaf team as Managing Director and Subject Matter Expert. Raj’s primary focus will be on our CECL service offering.
We’re thrilled to announce that Raj Mehra has joined the Oakleaf team as Managing Director and Subject Matter Expert. Raj’s primary focus will be on our CECL service offering. Raj has over 33 years of diverse financial services and advisory experience, including banking, accounting policy, asset-...
Oakleaf’s Vinod Panicker to present at CECL 2017 Conference
Oakleaf Managing Director, Vinod Panicker is set to present at Center for Financial Professional’s CECL 2017 conference in New York City October 11th-12th, 2017.
Oakleaf Managing Director, Vinod Panicker is set to present at Center for Financial Professional’s CECL 2017 conference in New York City October 11th-12th, 2017. CECL 2017 will bring together over 20 senior risk professionals from leading financial institutions to provide a beginning to end...
Fannie Mae joins Freddie in allowing appraisal-free purchase mortgages. 
Allows property inspection waiver on some low LTV loans.
Kelsey Ramírez Fannie Mae is now following suit in the appraisal-free arena by allowing property waiver inspections on some purchase loans. Last week, Freddie Mac extended its appraisal-free mortgage program to its purchase loans, announcing it will go into effect on September 1, 2017. Shortly...
Fannie Mae’s August Forecast
Upside Offsets Downside, Keeps Economic Growth on Pace
Matthew Classick WASHINGTON, DC – Looming geopolitical tensions and the growing potential for a U.S. government shutdown as well as a technical default pose risks to the economy but are not expected to derail full-year growth of 2.0 percent, according to the Fannie Mae Economic & Strategic...
Women of Influence: Mary Pat Denney
Congratulations to Mary Pat Denney on being named one of HousingWire’s Top Women of Influence!
Mary Pat Denney joined The Oakleaf Group in 2015, and was charged with refreshing and expanding relationships with the company’s core client base after it diverted critical resources to developing two substantial new service offerings to other client bases. Denney has established and grown the risk...