About Saisha Patel
Saisha PatelVice President of Inclusion, Belonging & People Development, New American Funding
Saisha Patel is the Vice President of Inclusion, Belonging & People Development at New American Funding. In this role, Saisha unifies the company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs, including New American Dream and Latino Focus, which work to increase homeownership among Black and Hispanic communities; the company’s Veterans program, which focuses on welcoming Veterans into our workforce; our LGBTQ support programs, and much more.
Saisha’s role ensures that the company’s DEI initiatives serve both our customers and our team members. Internally, Saisha focuses on supporting the company’s NAF360 culture initiative, which ensures our team members feel supported and balanced in their work life and their life away from work. She also works to provide the company’s leaders with the knowledge, resources, and tools to best support their teams.
Saisha has been part of the New American Funding family for seven years and has spent her career challenging the status quo, asking the why's, and identifying gaps in the existing business solutions.
She is also a recipient of National Mortgage Professional’s Top 40 Under 40 award.