MBA Announces 2022 Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced members of its 2022 Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council.

The Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council and the Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council were formed in 2019 to provide important strategic and practical guidance to the MBA CONVERGENCE Initiative, the association’s affordable housing effort.

“These Councils guide our efforts in bringing together key stakeholders to work on solutions aimed at housing affordability,” said Steve O’Connor, MBA Senior Vice President for Affordable Housing Initiatives. “As economic, demographic, and social issues continue to intersect, our members will work to help ensure a healthy and equitable housing market.”    

The Advisory Council on Affordable Homeownership provides important recommendations, feedback and ideas on where MBA should focus its time and resources to be impactful in advancing affordable homeownership and helping close the racial homeownership gap. Co-chairs and membership for the 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council will be announced in the coming weeks.

“MBA remains committed to overcoming the various obstacles affecting the supply of affordable housing,” said MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB. “I am confident that the members of these Councils will continue to push our industry to address this timely and important issue.”  

Anthony Weekly
David Battany

Anthony Weekly, Executive Vice President and Chief CRA Officer with Truist and David Battany, Executive Vice President of Capital Markets with Guild Mortgage Company, will serve a second term as co-chairs of the Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council in 2022.

“The Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council is one of the best industry forums to bring together a diverse group of experts to understand and solve the challenges to affordable homeownership,” Battany said.

“The Council brings the various industry partners together to create an alignment and approach on collectively solving issues related to affordable housing and sustainable homeownership,” Weekly said.

Members of the Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council include:

David Battany (Co-Chair)
Guild Mortgage Company

Anthony Weekly (Co-Chair)

Efe Aghimien
SWBC Mortgage

Lesley Alli

Meghan Bartholomew

Cerita Battles
JPM Chase

Chuck Bishop
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Geoff Cooper
Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation

Rose Marie David
HomeBridge Financial Services

Kristy Fercho
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Tawn Kelley
Taylor Morrison Home Funding

Brian Kucab

Charles Lowery
New American Funding

Bill Lowman
American Pacific Mortgage

Sonya Luechauer
DHI Financial Services

Lenny McNeil
US Bank

Emily Miller
Rocket Mortgage

Bilal Parviz
Arch Mortgage Insurance Group

Eddy Perez, CMB
Equity Prime Mortgage

Jay Plum
Fifth Third Bank

Sharon Rivers
Mortgage Investors Group

Julie Steinhagen
The Huntington National Bank

Michelle Swindell
Bank of America

Miguel Vega
First Community Mortgage, Inc.

Dianne Wasson
HomeStreet Bank

For more information about the MBA CONVERGENCE initiative, visit