Jay Leno, Colin Powell Keynote MBA 102nd Annual Convention & Expo

Legendary comedian Jay Leno and former Defense Secretary Gen. Colin Powell keynote the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 102nd Annual Convention & Expo, Oct. 19-22 in San Diego.

Network. Learn. Lead.
Every year, the MBA Annual Convention & Expo brings together thousands of real estate finance professionals for an unparalleled networking and business experience. When it comes to access and opportunity, nobody does it better.

At the country’s largest gathering of industry leaders and top performers, there is no limit to contacts you can make, information you will gather and insight you will glean. Dynamic and engaging featured speakers from every facet of the industry get you up to speed on the issues directly impacting your business, while our knowledgeable exhibitors highlight the products and services critical to keeping you and your business on target for success.

Whether you’re an industry veteran looking to seal the deal or you’re new to the industry and looking to get your foot in the door, MBA’s Annual Convention & Expo provides the competitive advantage that every professional needs. Join your peers and the who’s who in the industry at MBA’s Annual Convention & Expo 2015 for the access and opportunity you need to NETWORK. LEARN. LEAD. Nobody does it better!

Jay Leno is one of the most recognizable faces in America. He achieved success as a stand-up comic in the mid-1970s and parlayed that success into guest host stints with the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, succeeding Carson as host in 1992. Leno retired from the Tonight Show in 2014 but continues to maintain an active stand-up schedule. Leno has been married to wife Mavis Nicholson since 1980. They live in Los Angeles, where he spends his spare time working on his collection of classic cars and motorcycles.

Gen. Colin Powell has served his country in numerous capacities, joining the U.S. Army as a second lieutenant in 1958. He served in Vietnam, where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star; all told, he received 11 military decorations. He later served as a military advisor during the Reagan and Bush Administrations, becoming the first African American to ever chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff; he also served as Secretary of Defense in the Bush Administration. A best-selling author, Gen. Powell continues to maintain a high profile as a sought-after speaker and analyst.

Other Annual Convention keynote speakers scheduled include Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert; CNN political analyst Paul Begala; Fox News political correspondent Tucker Carlson; and former senior White House advisor and best-selling author Richard Clarke.

Take advantage of early registration discounts. To register, visit https://store.mortgagebankers.org/ProductDetail.aspx?product_code=M2161402/REGIS. For information about travel and accommodations, visit http://events.mortgagebankers.org/102nd_Annual/travel/.

For more information about the MBA Annual Convention & Expo, visit the convention website, http://events.mortgagebankers.org/102nd_Annual/default.html.