SVP & CIO, Enterprise Data and Technology Solutions
Barbara Cooper-Jones is the Senior Vice President, Enterprise Data and Technology Solutions at Ginnie Mae. In her role as Chief Information Officer, Ms. Cooper-Jones is responsible for defining and implementing cloud, IT, cybersecurity, and information management strategies that support the enterprise’s mortgage-backed securities (MBS) operations. Ms. Cooper Jones is also responsible for enabling IT project governance and related risk management, and ensuring infrastructure, cloud and technology directives and solutions align with the federal Ginnie Mae’s cybersecurity and compliance mandates.
Prior to joining Ginnie Mae, Ms. Cooper-Jones was the Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Program Management in National IT at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond where she led large scale program management infrastructure modernization efforts. Ms. Cooper-Jones served as Vice President of Enterprise Data Technology at Fannie Mae from 2004 to 2007.
Ms. Cooper-Jones has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia State University. She has completed a host of Leadership Development Programs and served as both a formal and informal mentor throughout her professional career.
Barbara Cooper-Jones is a recipient of the 2019 CIO 100 Award for IT Innovation and Business Value and the 2020 Women Who Mean Business award.