Michelle C. Corridon is the Director of USDA Rural Housing Service’s Originations and Processing Division. In her role as Director, she leads a nationwide team of high performing employees delivering the $24 billion-dollar loan guarantee program.
She has over 34 years of housing finance experience encompassing strategic planning, community development, policy analysis, credit loss mitigation strategy, and communications.
Prior to that she served as Deputy Director of the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program (SFHGLP) leading high impact policy and procedure implementation along with process improvement, stakeholder engagement, budgeting, and human resources. She served as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Federal Housing Finance Agency in the Office of Housing and Regulatory Policy from 2012 to 2015 where she focused on project and program management. From 2008 to 2012, she was a Rural Housing Service loan specialist concentrating on lender eligibility, compliance, and program risk management. She began her career at the Farmers Home Administration originating and servicing single family housing and farm loans.
Michelle is a graduate of Virginia Tech and the Partnership for Public Service Excellence in Government program and holds Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificates. She resides in Ashland, Virginia with her two children.