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Hometap’s Eugene Wong Named HousingWire 2023 Finance Leader

April 3, 2023

DALLAS, Texas — March 31, 2023 — HousingWire announced the winners of the 2023 HW Finance Leaders awards, recognizing the top finance executives in housing who are driving financial performance, expanding margins, improving liquidity and helping their businesses access the capital markets. This year, 30 honorees were recognized.

“The best CFOs and finance leaders really shine through in times of change and challenge,” said Clayton Collins, CEO of HW Media. “The ability to navigate complex financial landscapes, analyze data with precision, access capital at the right times and make strategic decisions is essential for success. These leaders have demonstrated a deep understanding of the market
and an unwavering commitment to excellence that is enabling their organizations to thrive regardless of the challenges ahead.”

This year’s HW Finance Leaders were selected by HousingWire’s selection committee based on their professional achievements within their organizations, contributions to the overall housing economy, client impact and personal success.

“The HousingWire Finance Leaders award is a testament to the hard work, dedication and expertise of these exceptional financial leaders. Their contributions are helping to transform the housing industry and create value for their organizations and customers alike,” HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler said. “This recognition is a true reflection of each honoree’s
talent, dedication and impact on our industry.”

The 2023 Finance Leaders list:
Pavan Agarwal
Gil Arbitsman
Jim Balas
Kelly Brink
Vincent Ciardullo
Mike Clear
Bryan Dipo
David Eakes
Alejandro Franco
Marco Fregenal
Brenda Hedeen
David Hisey
Andrew Hubacker
Mark Kearns
Amber Kramer
Mike Leone
Carmine “CJ” Napolitano
Stephen Nicolo
Sean O’Neil
Mary Rapoport
Michelle Ressler
Tom Rettinger
Sean Sievers
Vinay Singh
Kevin Thompson
Mike Wells
Don Wenner
Mike Witt
Eugene Wong
Chrissy Zotzman

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About HW Media
HW Media is the leading digital community for mortgage, real estate and fintech professionals to engage, learn and access the information they need to support decision-making and business growth. Aligned with our mission to Move Markets Forward, we publish daily news and content through each of our core publishing brands including HousingWire, RealTrends and Reverse Mortgage Daily. HW Media is based in Dallas, TX with team members across the country.

About HousingWire
HousingWire is the most influential source of news and information for the U.S. mortgage and housing markets. Built on a foundation of independent and original journalism, HousingWire reaches more than 125,000 newsletter subscribers daily and 1 million unique visitors each month and has more than 5,000 members and event attendees. Visit or to learn more.

Lesley Collins
Program Manager // HW Media