Tamela Thurman is a Senior Manager in the Affordable Lending and Access to Credit Division of Freddie Mac’s Single Family organization. She leads a team of Affordable Lending Managers committed to ensuring Freddie Mac has the offerings to support responsible lending, provide sustainable homeownership, and to improve access to credit for all borrowers. Mrs. Thurman supports the Sales and Lending partners to help develop and execute Seller plans for meeting affordable lending, community outreach, and CRA goals. She analyzes market data to identify trends/opportunities and develops strategic direction for market engagement. A veteran of 20 years in the mortgage industry, Mrs. Thurman joined Freddie Mac in 2015. She has held positions of leadership in production and sourcing areas in a variety of capacities including multicultural and low to moderate income segments.