Christopher Milner is the founder and CEO of Oakleaf. He has led the firm for 15+ years. Chris is a recognized expert in mortgage finance, securitization, risk management, and information technology.
As President, Bruce Legan focuses on developing and executing growth strategies across Oakleaf, In addition, he directly manages all service delivery and revenue generation departments.
As Chief Financial Officer, Steve Messner is responsible for the financial management of the company. His background includes extensive experience as CFO of professional services firms, including both high-growth and turnaround situations.
Ed Draves is responsible for expanding Oakleaf’s Talent Solutions team and client base. Ed brings 30 years of experience leading companies and business verticals, as well as developing market segments within the human capital ecosystem.
Andreas Knispel brings 27+ years of new business development, account management, and sales management experience. He is responsible for the expansion of Oakleaf’s Financial Modeling & Data Analytics Advisory Services within the mortgage industry.
Maclean Amlalo is responsible for leading and direction setting for the Modeling & Analytics team and service offerings. His extensive knowledge includes RMBS and other structured finance assets which is used to develop and model scenarios, and analyze, interpret, and communicate results.
Susan Connally is responsible for managing the team that provides mortgage servicing consulting support and loan-level analysis. Susan has 15+ years of mortgage servicing experience, assisting clients with establishing compliance programs supporting GSE and federal servicing standards.
Amy Morton is responsible for managing the team that provides mortgage consulting servicing, third-party due diligence, and litigation support for RMBS projects. Amy is a legal and financial professional with 20+ years experience assisting clients with regulatory compliance and litigation matters.
Michele Santoro is responsible for recruiting operations and the stakeholder experience, talent acquisition strategy and solutions, and employment branding to support the organization’s current and future talent needs across all lines. She brings 25+ years experience in TA.
With 20+ years of executive experience, David Steel is an accomplished leader in the financial services industry. His expertise includes credit risk underwriting, enterprise risk management, portfolio management, business strategy, restructurings, and arbitrations.
Michael Ehms brings over 25 years experience in the financial services industry. In his role at Oakleaf, Michael leads the efforts to expand origination and servicing compliance and risk management offerings to new and existing clients across the mortgage industry.
Steinunn Seay brings over three decades of experience in leadership positions within the financial services industry. Her extensive expertise, specifically in mortgage operations, plays a vital role in expanding Oakleaf’s client relationships.
Suzanne Mistretta brings 20+ years of experience in the U.S. RMBS market. Her responsibilities include servicing Oakleaf’s law firm and asset manager clients in litigation and advisory, as well as designing and delivering service and product offerings to new clients.
Randy Aiuppy is responsible for managing the team that provides mortgage consulting services, third party due diligence, and litigation support for RMBS. Randy is a financial services professional with 20+ years of experience in mortgage lending operations and credit risk management.
Alvin Feng has been with Oakleaf since 2013 and currently serves as Director of the Modeling & Analytics group. He has 10+ years experience in the architecture and development of system, data, and analytics solutions in the financial services space.
John St. Martin has 20+ years of experience in structured finance on both the buy and sell sides of the business. John has extensive experience across a variety of structured products, including residential MBS, CDO/CLO, CMBS, and consumer ABS.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Adrienne Radesky is a Senior Project Manager and Information Security Officer at Oakleaf, with over 10 years experience in the mortgage industry. Her project management experience includes managing complex mortgage loan reviews, capital markets, and modeling projects.
Marvett Nelson is Oakleaf’s primary human resources officer, guiding the best practices in the use of HR systems, policies, procedures, and serving as administrator for all employee benefit programs. In addition, she serves as Senior Financial Associate.
Richard Bitner is a Senior Advisor to Oakleaf and a leading authority on the U.S. residential mortgage market with 25+ years of experience. He is a published author and testifying expert, with deep knowledge of all facets of the mortgage industry.