As Director of Policy in the Office of Homeownership Preservation at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Laurie Anne Maggiano is one of the architects of the Administration's Making Home Affordable Program, whose goal is to help up to millions of American families avoid foreclosure through refinance or modification of at risk loans.Before joining Treasury, Ms. Maggiano worked for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development for 10 years where she ran the FHA loss mitigation program and oversaw the sale of foreclosed homes. Prior to government service she spent 20 years in the mortgage industry as Sr. Vice President of a major West Coast savings bank and as Director of Real Estate at Freddie Mac. She has consulted extensively in the nonprofit housing sector including four years on the faculty of the Neighborworks Training Institute.In 2010 Ms. Maggiano was recognized by the Five Star Institute with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the mortgage servicing industry.
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