Selma Hepp has joined CoreLogic, a provider of property information, analytics and data-enabled services, as deputy chief economist.
Most recently, Hepp served as chief economist and vice president of business intelligence at Compass and Pacific Union International.
Other prior positions include chief economist at Trulia, senior economist for the California Association of Realtors, and economist and manager of public policy and homeownership at the National Association of Realtors.
As deputy chief economist for CoreLogic, Hepp will bring her creative data storytelling ability to communicate applied research to audiences at all levels – from consumers to large corporations.
She will lead economic research using the CoreLogic gold standard data and analytics resources including the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index and other indices and services.
Hepp will expand the visibility of the CoreLogic economic policy unit and enhance research capabilities and tools, which are widely referenced by clients, industry leaders, the public sector and the news media.
In a release, Frank Nothaft, chief economist for CoreLogic, says Hepp “brings extensive expertise and thought leadership around key topics like housing and urban economics, domestic and international housing markets, the mortgage market, demographic trends, and more.
“We are confident that her wide-reaching industry experience will help ensure our market-leading property data, analytics and insights continue to provide value to our clients and broader markets,” Nothaft adds.