Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Brenda Hayden Named Assistant Director of Homeownership

RIHousing recently announced that Brenda Hayden will manage the corporation’sresidential mortgage loan programs as Assistant Director of Homeownership.

“Brenda’s extensive experience in mortgage banking will be a valuable asset to the corporation as we move forward in our efforts to ensure that all Rhode Islanders have access to housing that meets their needs,” said Barbara Fields, Executive Director of RIHousing. “We are excited to welcome Brenda to the RIHousing team and look forward to working with her.”

Hayden will oversee the day to day underwriting operations and ensure that a wide range of loan programs are developed and implemented. She will also manage RIHousing’s Homebuyer Education program to help homebuyers learn about the buying process and make more informed decisions regarding mortgage options.

Hayden comes to the agency with over three decades of experience in housing finance and most recently served as a Vice President at the Washington Trust Company. Prior to her time at Washington Trust, she held mortgage banking positions at Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation and AmericaFirst Home Loans.