Skip to main content

Former Fannie Mae Chief Joins Fintech

Phil Hall
Jan 23, 2019
Blend, a San Francisco-headquartered provider of digital lending software, is now offering a self-serve pre-approvals product for lenders

Blend, a San Francisco-based fintech start-up, has hired former Fannie Mae President and CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos as its President and a member of its Board of Directors.
Mayopoulos joined Fannie Mae in 2009 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, and was promoted one year later to Chief Administrative Officer. He was elevated to the leadership position at the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) in 2012 for Fannie Mae. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Fannie Mae in 2012 and served until he stepped down in October.
"Tim Mayopoulos is a terrific leader who will help us provide exceptional value to our growing customer base as we scale," said Blend CEO Nima Ghamsari. "I've collaborated closely with Tim for over four years, and he believes strongly in technology's potential to bring simplicity, transparency and accessibility to the broader consumer finance ecosystem. His deep expertise and passion for transforming consumer lending make him a great fit for our team."

Jan 23, 2019
More from
Finance of America Fortifies Cybersecurity

Finance of America is partnering with Spera Security to mitigate identity security risks and safeguard sensitive data.

Nov 15, 2023
Fraud Fighting Funding

Survey reveals biggest pain points for Chief Information Security Officers are 3rd party risk management and AI security

Oct 23, 2023
A Quest For The Digitally Confounded

Blockchain might have a transformative potential for the future

Oct 03, 2023
Robots Can’t Relate

Incorporating ChatGPT into mortgages has some originators concerned if artificial intelligence is a friend or a foe

Sep 27, 2023
AI Can Revolutionize Mortgage Licensing

Will AI unlock efficiency and accuracy in licensing or will it be an added compliance risk?

Sep 18, 2023
Snapdocs Promotes Michael Sachdev to CEO

Founder Aaron King becomes executive chairman.

Sep 14, 2023