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John Powell

Executive vice president, Bellwether Enterprise

John Powell has 35 years of experience originating business in the Chicago market. He is responsible for Bellwether Enterprise’s Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA production platform. Prior to joining Bellwether Enterprise, Powell served as senior managing director at Red Capital Group in Chicago and previously as co-head of production. Preceding Red, he managed the Chicago region for Fannie Mae.

Powell serves as chairman of the board of Mercy Housing Lakefront, which provides affordable housing and supportive services for low income families, individuals and seniors and also sits on the board of directors of Mercy Portfolio Services. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the Chicago District Council and Seniors Housing Council.

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