Fannie Mae has appointed Ramon Richards to serve as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, Richards is responsible for Fannie Mae’s technology transformation initiatives, enabling comprehensive technology engagement with industry business partners, and defining the next horizon of technology priorities.
“With more than two decades of experience at Fannie Mae, Ramon brings exemplary credentials to the CIO role as we continue to modernize and secure our technology infrastructure and digital capabilities to meet our business needs,” said Kimberly H. Johnson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Fannie Mae. “Fannie Mae’s digital transformation is key to modernizing our technology infrastructure with a focus on migrating corporate assets to the cloud, maturing DevSecOps, adopting a target state architecture, and using digital capabilities to enhance core processes to better serve our customers. Our data-driven product management approach and investment in key capabilities enables essential platform resiliency while allowing for rapid deployment, reduced complexity, and nimble decision-making.”
Richards joined Fannie Mae in 1999 and has previously served as the Senior Vice President of Integrated Technology Solutions, Senior Vice President of Securitization and Servicing Technology, Vice President of Securitization and Credit Technology, among other roles.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.