MBA Announces New Members of Board Directors


BOSTON–The Mortgage Bankers Association announced its new Board of Directors here at its Annual Convention & Expo.

“MBA is the leading voice of real estate finance because of its tireless advocacy on behalf of our industry,” said Rodrigo López, CMB, MBA Chairman and Executive Chairman of NorthMarq Capital, Omaha, Neb. “I am honored to be able to work with such an outstanding group of professionals and look forward to addressing the regulatory and legislative needs of all lenders, large and small.”

MBA’s Board of Directors consists of 26 elected members and one ex-officio member (MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB). MBA directors represent its commercial/multifamily, residential and associate membership. The Board of Directors sets strategic direction for MBA and also oversees management of the association’s affairs.

New members of MBA’s Board of Directors are:

–Mark Fisher, CMB, StanCorp Mortgage Investors LLC
–Mark A. Jones, AmeriFirst Financial Corp.
–James MacLeod, CoastalStates Bank
–Michael May, Berkeley Point Capital LLC
–Jeffrey Taylor, Digital Risk LLC
–David Zitting, CMB, Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.

Returning Members of the MBA Board of Directors include:

–Steve Boland, Bank of America Home Loans
–Byron Boston, Dynex Capital Inc.
–Barrett Burns, VantageScore Solutions LLC
–Thomas Dennard, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
–Tari Flannery, CMB, M&T Realty Capital Corp.
–Christopher George, CMG Financial
–C. William Griffin, Black Knight Financial Services
–Jamie Korus, CMB, Alliance Home Loans
–Christopher LaBianca, UBS
–Mary Ann McGarry, Guild Mortgage Co.
–Kurt Pfotenhauer, First American Title Insurance Co.
–Julie Piepho, CMB, Cornerstone Home Lending Inc.
–Susan Stewart, SWBC Mortgage
–Debra Still, CMB, Pulte Mortgage LLC
–Brian Stoffers, CMB, CBRE Capital Markets
–Robert Stout, CRI, Q10 Capital LLC
–William Walker, Walker & Dunlop LLC
–Michael Weinbach, Chase
–Thomas Wind, U.S. Bank Home Mortgage