Bryan Kanefield

Bryan Kanefield serves as MERSCORP Holdings’ Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. In this role, he is responsible for implementing and administering a new corporate risk management framework, developing and reporting on key risk indicators, and overseeing the company’s Risk Management Committee.

Kanefield joined MERSCORP Holdings from Fannie Mae where he was most recently a member of the senior leadership team that built and managed key operational units of the Making Home Affordable Program. Prior to serving in this role, he was a director in Fannie Mae’s Divisional Risk Office, where he developed and implemented corporate-wide risk control self-assessment framework standards, implemented the company’s initial Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, served on the leadership team that developed the corporate compliance and governance program covering records management, delegations of authority, policy and procedures, and directed divisional business recovery planning efforts. Kanefield first joined Fannie Mae in 1992, and his earlier roles were in eBusiness Marketing and Development, the Office of the Vice Chair, and Corporate Strategy and Development. He worked at Ernst & Young from 1986 to 1992, where he specialized in strategic planning and business process reengineering in the firm’s Performance Improvement Practice.

Kanefield has a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Maryland College Park, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University. He resides in Washington, DC with his wife and three children.