Chief Operating Officer
As Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Barba drives outreach and thought leadership strategies, and plans and executes IFE Group’s product launches and consulting engagements, with a focus on timely, meaningful, and cost-efficient deliveries. She has over 16 years of experience in the mortgage financial services industry, including mortgage credit risk management— specializing in quantitative analytics and data visualization. She also has over 10 years of project and product management experience and can effectively navigate complex financial institutions in setting and executing plans with competing objectives. Prior to IFE Group, Ms. Barba held a number of positions, including Senior Director of Credit Risk Management at Freddie Mac. During her 11-year tenure there, she supported affordable lending, fair lending, and credit risk management functions. At CoreLogic, Ms. Barba successfully launched key products to support clients across the government, capital markets, and private sectors with CCAR/DFAST regulatory requirements and risk management activities. She has a Bachelors of Science from Cornell University and passed her comprehensive exams and successfully completed her Ph.D. coursework in Statistics (ABD) at American University.