Jeff Taylor Appointed Chairman of MORPAC for 2021-2022
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced Jeffrey “Jeff” C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Mphasis Digital Risk LLC, Jacksonville, Fla., has been appointed chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) for the 2021-2022 election cycle. Taylor served as Mortgage Action Alliance Chairman during the 2019-2020 election cycle.
Taylor was appointed by Susan Stewart, MBA 2021 Chair and CEO of SWBC Mortgage Corp.; and Kristy Fercho, MBA 2021 Chair-Elect and Executive Vice President and Head of Wells Fargo Home Lending. Taylor will succeed Eddy Perez, CMB, President and CEO at Equity Prime Mortgage, who served as MORPAC Chairman for the 2019-2020 election cycle.
“Jeff is a formidable advocate for the industry, and I look forward to seeing him take MORPAC to new heights and build engagement on the critical issues affecting real estate finance,” Stewart said. “He has done a tremendous job as MAA Chairman, and I am confident to see the momentum grow under his leadership. MORPAC is the only PAC that directly represents the interests of the entire real estate finance industry in our nation’s political system.
“I also want to thank Eddy Perez for his outstanding term as MORPAC Chairman,” Stewart added. “Under his leadership, MORPAC set single-year and single-cycle fundraising records. We are grateful for Eddy’s enthusiasm and vision in advocating for many successful outcomes for the industry.”
Since 2005, Taylor has been Co-Founder and Managing Director of Mphasis Digital Risk, the nation’s largest provider of mortgage risk, compliance and transaction management platforms. In that capacity, he oversees the company’s major strategic initiatives, and under his leadership, Digital Risk has grown from a start-up venture to more than 2,000 U.S.-based employees.