Teresa Bryce Bazemore
President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
Teresa Bryce Bazemore has been a trailblazer in the mortgage banking industry. As a senior executive in the field, she brings more than 25 years of experience building and leading both mortgage insurance and services businesses. She served as President of Radian Guaranty from July 2008 until her retirement in April 2017, overseeing the strategic planning, business development, and operations of the mortgage insurance business line. Prior to becoming President of Radian, she served as the company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Risk Officer. Previously, Ms. Bazemore was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary for Nexstar Financial Corporation and served as General Counsel for the mortgage banking line of business at Bank of America.
Bazemore received her B.A. from the University of Virginia and J.D. from Columbia University. From her executive and legal experience, as well as her corporate and nonprofit board experience, she has garnered significant expertise in enterprise risk management, strategic planning, corporate governance, succession planning, executive compensation, and audit committee matters. Considered a leader in her field, Bazemore has held many professional appointments, including to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Economic Advisory Council, Fannie Mae National Advisory Council, and Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve. She has also received numerous honors, including the 2017 Trailblazer Award from The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America, Smart CEO Magazine’s Brava! Women Business Achievement Award, and a Distinguished Service Award from the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Bazemore is a strong believer in giving back and participates in a wide variety of community, arts, and philanthropic activities.
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