Tomorrow at MBA Annual20

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo wraps up on Wednesday, Oct. 21. For more information, visit the Convention website,

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

General Session: Market Outlook

11:00 a.m.-noon ET


–Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association

–Joel Kan, Associate Vice President, Economic and Industry Forecasting, Mortgage Bankers Association

–Marina Walsh, CMB, Vice President, Industry Analysis, Mortgage Bankers Association


Virtual Events in HUB Expo Hall featuring MBA on the Move

Noon-12:45 p.m. ET


General Session: Tech Solutions Showcase

12:45-1:45 p.m. ET


–Julian Hebron, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, The Basis Point


Breakout Sessions

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. ET

Business Operations Track: Talent Acquisition, Retention and Rightsizing for 2021


–Michael Patterson, Chief Operating Officer, Freedom Mortgage Corporation

–Renee Zabel, VP, HR, AmeriFirst Financial, Inc.

–Garth Graham, Senior Partner, STRATMOR Group


Policy & Compliance Track: Government Lending Updates


–Cathy Glover, Deputy Administrator, Single Family Housing, USDA Rural Development

–Julienne Joseph, Associate Director, Government Housing Programs, Mortgage Bankers Association

–Dana T. Wade, Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD


Business Operations Track: The COVID-19 Servicing Response

3:00-4:00 p.m. ET


–Candace Russell, Vice President, Post Sale, Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC

–John Courtney, Chief Executive Officer, NextJob

–Dana Dillard, Executive Vice President, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Mr. Cooper

–Chris Brinkley, Senior Vice President, First American Mortgage Solutions


Policy & Compliance Track: Convergence Memphis – A Partnership Model for Minority Homeownership


–Amy Schaftlein, Executive Director, United Housing, Inc.

–Cheryl Muhammad, Broker/Owner, Assured Real Estate Services

–Peter Carroll, Executive, Public Policy & Industry Relations, CoreLogic

–Steve O’Connor, Senior Vice President, Affordable Housing Initiatives, Mortgage Bankers Association

–Jeremy Less, Associate Vice President, Area Mortgage Manager, BancorpSouth Bank


Conference Concludes