Cathy Doss, a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, has been appointed as the Vice President – Enterprise Chief Data Officer at Freddie Mac, also known as the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.
Cathryne Clay Doss holds the distinction of being the inaugural Chief Data Officer (CDO) globally, having assumed this role at Capital One back in 2003. Over time, the CDO position gained prominence in various industries, including finance. Doss later served in executive data-related roles at Equifax and Fannie Mae. In addition to her corporate endeavors, she established her own venture, known as Mother of Six LLC.
Doss has built a career marked by her consistent ability to not only meet but exceed ambitious goals. Her expertise lies in leveraging technology and data to facilitate the development and execution of business strategies, ultimately driving improved bottom-line performance.
Before her role at Freddie Mac, Doss held the position of Chief Data Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. She has a well-demonstrated track record of delivering high-quality analytical insights and effectively translating these findings into terms that resonate with business objectives.
Doss possesses exceptional communication skills, bridging the divide between intricate data and actionable business decisions. One of her notable strengths is her talent for encouraging herself and her teams to explore the profound implications of analytics. She actively fosters innovative thinking among business users, encouraging them to consider new approaches that can reshape their strategies based on analytical insights.
In the fast-paced and growth-driven environment of the financial industry, Doss has consistently demonstrated an exceptional ability to balance and deliver on multiple priorities. Her agility in aligning these priorities with the overarching goals of the organization speaks to her professional expertise.