About Renae Souza
Renae SouzaSenior Vice President, People and Culture, New American Funding
Renae Souza is Senior Vice President and leader of New American Funding’s People and Culture team. Renae brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources to this role, including a decade in the mortgage industry. At New American Funding, Renae oversees a growing team that manages recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and culture/engagement. Under Renae’s leadership, the People and Culture department partners with other company leaders to support the lender’s continued growth and works to deliver an optimal employee experience that also aligns with the company’s overall strategy. The People and Culture team, guided by Renae, is also responsible for overseeing the company’s award-winning culture, NAF360. NAF360 is designed to ensure employees feel balanced and valued in their work life and are treated with 360 degrees of respect.
That culture, cultivated by Renae and her team, has earned New American Funding several prestigious national awards. Recently, FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® recognized the company as a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance, a Best Workplace for Women, and a Best Workplace for Millennials.