John S. Forlines is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive. Reporting directly to the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the President and Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for all internal audit activities throughout the company, including internal controls and operational processes.
Previously, Mr. Forlines was Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for Single-Family with responsibility for credit policy, underwriting and eligibility standards, quality control, lender approval, and lender selling guide compliance.
Earlier in his Fannie Mae career, Mr. Forlines served in several leadership positions in Single-Family. He started his Fannie Mae career in Internal Audit in 1987.
Mr. Forlines has a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of business administration in human resources management from the University of Dallas. He is a certified public accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.