Hamilton Group Funding’s Mark Korell Joins MBA Opens Doors Foundation Board of Directors

MarkKorellThe MBA Opens Doors Foundation announced Mark L. Korell, Chairman of Hamilton Group Funding, joined its Board of Directors.

“Mark has deep experience not just in the mortgage industry, but in volunteer leadership for non-profit housing related organizations,” said Debra W. Still, CMB, President and CEO of Pulte Mortgage and Opens Doors Foundation Chairman. “He will bring a genuine commitment to the vulnerable families struggling to keep a roof over their heads during one of the most difficult times in their lives. We are thrilled he will lend his time and expertise to the board.”

Korell brings an extensive track record of success to Opens Doors. Currently, he serves as Chairman of Hamilton Group Funding, where his leadership helped the firm boast record levels of residential mortgage lending volume and profitability in the over four years that he served as President and CEO. Prior to Hamilton Group Funding, he held senior leadership positions with JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, GMAC Mortgage Group and Residential Funding Corporation, and was on the Fannie Mae National Advisory Council and the Mortgage Bankers Association Residential Board of Governors.

Opens Doors provides mortgage and rental assistance to families with critically ill or injured children, allowing parents and guardians to be by a child’s side during treatment, without fear of jeopardizing their home. Since 2012, the Foundation has helped more than 3,100 families from 47 states, distributing more than $4.3 million in funding. Support from MBA allows the Foundation to pass on 100 percent of donations to families in need of assistance. Potential grant recipients are identified through the Foundation’s ongoing relationship with children’s hospitals in Akron, Ohio; Boston; Dallas-Fort Worth; Denver; Houston; Northern and Southern California; and Washington, D.C.

MBA Opens Doors is a 501(c) (3) organization, and all contributions are tax deductible. For more information about the Foundation or to make a donation, visit www.mbaopensdoors.org.