Women of Influence Award Winners at Freedom Mortgage
Congratulations to Priya Seenath and Cheryl Marchant, winners of the 2021 Women of Influence Award! This prestigious award presented by HousingWire, honors 100 women annually who are shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate, and fintech industries forward. 2021 marks the 11th year of this award, with nominations growing and becoming more competitive each year.
The Women of Influence are carefully chosen by HousingWire’s Selection Committee based on their professional achievements within their organizations, contributions to the overall industry, community outreach, client impact, and personal success.
"Another way to describe our Women of Influence honorees this year would be the women who are making an impact, which is something we saw woven into each of these amazing award winners,” Brena Nath, HW+ managing editor, said. “Congratulations to these women who are cultivating a new path forward for the housing industry and reimagining a better, more collaborative future."
As a Servicing leader, Priya Seenath provides the necessary guidance to drive team success while lifting the spirits of her people by ensuring they know that they matter and make a difference each and every day. She fosters collaboration through frequent communication with her team, with a bias towards listening. She empowers and inspires others with her passion for Freedom's mission of fostering and protecting homeownership.
As Senior Vice President of Default Operations, Cheryl Marchant is paving the way for other women to succeed in the mortgage industry. She told DS News, “when you’re empowered, you have the platform to use your voice by being a mentor. It allows you to share your experience to sharpen your team members’ skillsets and increase their overall knowledge of the mortgage servicing industry so they can be successful for years to come.”
“The winners of the Women of Influence award are truly remarkable! The contribution of these incredibly accomplished leaders to our industry is hard to overstate,” HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler said. “We’re excited to honor them and shine a spotlight on their achievements.”