Freddie Mac Names Head of HR and Diversity. Freddie Mac announced that Jacqueline Welch has been named head of the Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion (HRDI) division and chief diversity officer. In her expanded role as senior vice president of HRDI and CDO, Welch will be a member of the company’s senior operating committee and will report directly to Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton. Welch joined Freddie in December 2016, and the GSE says she brings more than 20 years of experience in HR strategy and execution to the company. Chicago’s Bridgeview Bank Now Fannie Mae Approved. This week, Chicago-based Bridgeview Bank announced it has received Fannie Mae approval, which allows the company to expand its consumer home financing business.