Kelly L. Vaughn


Ms. Vaughn is responsible for managing the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Office of Community Outreach. In that role, she develops and facilitates the implementation of the department’s community relations outreach activities. She also serves as the agency’s advocate in its service to communities, including providing close coordination and communication with key industry stakeholders. Through her work with representatives of various communities, organizations, and neighborhoods, Ms. Vaughn strengthens and forges new and existing relationships to maximize the department’s partnership opportunities and awareness building efforts statewide.

Previously, she worked at Fannie Mae, where she was responsible for managing the development and implementation of new business strategies that expanded Fannie Mae’s minority low and moderate-income book of business, with a focus on national partnerships serving these communities.

Ms. Vaughn has been in the finance and mortgage banking industry for over thirty years. She attended the College of San Mateo, in Northern, CA and Howard University, in Washington, DC. She is an alumnus of Leadership Prince George’s and has received several awards and recognition for her work in the housing industry.