Oakleaf Appoints Ed Draves as Senior Managing Director of Business Development

Ed Draves

The Oakleaf Group has announced its appointment of Ed Draves as Senior Managing Director of Business Development. Oakleaf is a premier provider of mortgage loan due diligence, data analytics, financial modeling, and advisory services for the mortgage and financial services industries. Mr. Draves will work closely with the executive management team to lead Oakleaf’s efforts to expand its service offerings and client base.

Mr. Draves brings 30 years of experience leading companies and business verticals as well as developing market segments within the client services ecosystem.  Prior to joining Oakleaf, Ed served as Market Director and Client Services Executive for The Goal, a consultancy firm based in Reston, Virginia.  Past experiences include executive roles in sales and talent acquisition with on and offshore based IT Services companies supporting Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FINRA, PNC and Zions Bank.

Chris Milner, Oakleaf’s President and CEO, commented, “Ed Draves will make an excellent addition to the Oakleaf executive team. He is a dynamic, seasoned leader, whose contributions will enable Oakleaf to expand our product development and strategic approaches for growth. His experience in business development and human capital management will be invaluable to Oakleaf’s next steps in the advancement of its service offerings.”

“I’m very excited to incorporate my sales, strategic management, and leadership experience to expand Oakleaf’s Talent Solutions offerings within the GSEs, financial institutions and their regulators, and other mortgage institutions,” Draves commented.

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The Oakleaf Group is a Washington DC-based, management consulting firm focused exclusively on the financial services, banking, and mortgage industry. Our team consists of industry subject matter experts, risk management professionals, and technologists who work together to help solve our clients’ toughest problems. Oakleaf strives to enhance the financial and regulatory industry with data-driven, model-informed, analytics-enabled, and operationally rigorous services and solutions.

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