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Amy Macken, SVP Due Diligence Operations, Honored as One of HousingWire’s 2024 Rising Stars

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HousingWire Announces the 2024 Class of Rising Stars!


DALLAS, Texas. April 24, 2024 – HousingWire is excited to announce this year’s Rising Stars, representing the next generation of mortgage and real estate leaders. This year, 80 honorees were selected.

The Rising Stars Award recognizes emerging leaders in the industry who have demonstrated rapid career growth and the ability to lead, achieving remarkable milestones before the age of 40. Rising Stars have impressive professional momentum and are building reputations for driving growth and change while making those around them better.

Amy Macken started her mortgage career more than 15 years ago with Opus CMC and brought her enthusiasm to Consolidated Analytics in 2018. She is a driven subject matter expert with a deep understanding of the mortgage industry, underwriting, and due diligence. Macken has been the primary contact for agency and government loan-related guidelines, led technology focus groups, is the go-to for special projects, and is specifically tasked with developing new processes to maximize efficiency and quality and increase profits.

Macken has created professional and company growth opportunities throughout her career, establishing rapport with internal teams and clients. She is entrusted with researching new loan products and developing product strategies to present to business partners. Macken’s expertise in non-QM and niche products brought her to Consolidated Analytics, where she started as a transaction manager managing fix and flip and debt-service coverage ratio (DSCR) Reviews. Macken implemented system enhancements, trained the UW staff, and reduced the time to close by 50%. Macken has also developed a new system and improvements to the reporting tool to improve the quality and efficiency of loan reviews. Macken’s focus and determination have expanded CA’s business and product lines. She has rolled out efficiency reporting and implemented communication policies to ensure consistency and quality across the department. She has added a more meaningful structure to the overall diligence process for faster, more accurate reviews for the client.

Macken’s knowledge and expertise have kept her moving up the ranks, and she is currently the senior vice president of due diligence operations. Macken continues to build out automation, including Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology, driving operational efficiencies. Throughout her career, she has performed at the highest level, always seeking out the best avenues for improvement for employees and clients to reach their goals.

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About Consolidated Analytics, Inc.

Consolidated Analytics ( provides the real estate finance industry with an end-to-end mortgage services platform that delivers value to its customers, from asset-level analyses through enterprise-wide optimization. By harnessing the power of data and technology —and tapping into our multidisciplinary team’s expert insights— we help forward-thinking companies unlock loan and operational quality, efficiency, and performance.

Consolidated Analytics serves clients in mortgage lending, servicing, and capital markets with solutions for due diligence, valuation, advisory and consulting, and business process services (BPS).

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