Margaret_BlakemanAnalyst, Mortgage Finance 

Ms. Margaret Blakeman is an Analyst at Summit’s Mortgage Finance Directorate. Before joining Summit as a full time employee, Margaret was an intern at Summit working with Summit’s Litigation Directorate on a Federal Tax Court case, analyzing data and performing rigorous quality control of the new tax calculations implemented into the client’s system. 

As an intern, Ms. Blakeman was also a member of an engagement supporting HUD in developing a web-based interactive application to map bank lending practices across regions with differing minority densities. The tool assists HUD in identifying banks that may participate in redlining by demonstrating a preference for lending in areas with low minority population. Also, prior to joining Summit, during her academic coursework, she completed statistical research projects with the use of R.

Ms. Blakeman received her B.A. in mathematics and statistics from St. Olaf College in Minnesota.