Maureen Davenport is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Davenport leads communications, marketing, and community investment and engagement. Her responsibilities include internal and external communications; leading the corporation’s digital strategy, including oversight of all Fannie Mae’s social media and web properties; marketing in support of the company’s single-family, multifamily, capital markets, and credit loss management businesses; corporate giving; and employee engagement and volunteer efforts.
Ms. Davenport’s team is responsible for communicating the company’s turnaround and progress to all internal and external audiences. To do this, the team developed an internal social networking platform to improve transparency and dialogue; an innovative consumer education program to help families in distress; an employee volunteer service effort to give back to the community; and a financial communications campaign to offer taxpayers facts about the company and its progress.
Previously, Ms. Davenport was Fannie Mae’s Vice President – Corporate Communications, with responsibility for all internal, external, financial, and digital communications. Prior to joining Fannie Mae in 2011, she served as Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing at the National Association of Manufacturers. Prior to that, Ms. Davenport led Hill & Knowlton’s U.S. technology practice and was responsible for growing the firm’s client portfolio. Ms. Davenport also worked for Blanc & Otus in Boston.
Ms. Davenport joined the board of trustees of the Institute of Public Relations in August 2016.
Ms. Davenport has a bachelor of arts in English from James Madison University.