AGOURA HILLS, CA, June 5, 2012 — Interthinx announced today that Shareé McKenzie Taylor, most recently director of public policy for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), has joined the company as Interthinx director of industry relations. Taylor will be stationed in Washington, D.C., as part of industry expert Ann Fulmer’s team and will focus on expanding relationships with leaders in the real estate finance industry, lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and various federal agencies.
“Risk management and regulatory compliance are critical to restoring confidence and achieving a successful housing recovery,” noted Ann Fulmer, vice president of industry relations for Interthinx. “Taylor brings a unique blend of skills and experience that will help us monitor and report on regulatory changes and industry trends affecting our clients. I had the pleasure of working with her while she was with the MBA, and I know she’ll bring valuable insights to bear during these challenging times.”
“I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with many companies seeking to help the mortgage industry recover from the downturn,” said Taylor. “Based on its excellent reputation, I’m excited about the opportunity to join Interthinx. I’m particularly looking forward to increasing the firm’s profile in Washington by working with key policymakers on issues critical to the industry.”
Prior to her position with the MBA, Taylor was with Wexler & Walker PPA, where she worked primarily on matters related to financial services, foreign affairs, trade, and energy. Taylor started her legal career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP as a corporate attorney. Born in Jamaica and raised in Canada, Taylor attended the University of Toronto, where she earned her B.A. with honors in both economics and political science before continuing on to earn a J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) subsidiary, is a leading national provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions focusing on mortgage fraud, collateral risk and valuation, regulatory compliance, forensic loan audit services, loss mitigation, and loss forecasting. With more than 20 years of experience in customizable risk evaluation technology, Interthinx offers proven and effective predictive analytics to the residential mortgage industry through its experience with millions of loan applications and fraud incident data from thousands of monthly loan reviews. Throughout the mortgage life cycle, the Interthinx suite of services can increase the value of client portfolios with its comprehensive and holistic approach to loan quality and compliance. Winner of multiple awards for technology, Interthinx helps clients reduce risk, increase operational efficiencies, satisfy regulator demands, manage data verification, remain compliant, and mitigate loan buybacks. The Interthinx quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report is a standard for the financial services industry. For more information, visit www.interthinx.com or call 1-800-333-4510.