MBA’s Future Leaders Program Graduates 74 Real Estate Finance Professionals

PHILADELPHIA–The Mortgage Bankers Association recognized 74 mortgage professionals – 35 from the residential market segment and 39 from the commercial/multifamily market segment – in a graduation ceremony for MBA’s Future Leaders Program held here at MBA’s 2023 Annual Convention & Expo.

“Congratulations to this year’s graduating class of the esteemed Future Leaders Program. Each of these distinguished professionals have displayed integrity, excellence, and commitment to the program and our industry,” said Mark Jones, 2024 MBA Chairman and President of Union Home Mortgage. “Their innovative ideas and strong leadership abilities will guide our industry forward and pave the way for the next generation of real estate finance professionals.”

MBA’s Future Leaders Program, now in its 27th year, is the industry’s premier program and enables participants to build leadership skills through experiential learning, in-person collaboration, peer group interactions, and access to best minds in the mortgage industry. The new class of graduates have successfully demonstrated enhanced executive skills and will join an exclusive network of over 750 industry professionals. This is the 10th class to include graduates who completed a program specific to commercial/multifamily real estate finance.

Congratulations to the following graduates of the commercial/multifamily program:

Leena Amin

Jaclyn DeLawyer

Paulina Frasca

Gregory Halvorson

Matthew MacCaughelty

Brian Sullivan

John Kelley

Mindy Klugmann

Terence Kook

Stephen Lang

Luke Mayes

Chris Tison

Sarah Geis

Jessica Gonzalez

Vince Mejia

Irene Minderhoud

Shreya Patel

Drew Simms

Mark Simms

Zack Toates

Jeff Davis

Diana Jones

Victoria Kratzberg

Damon Rankin

Ryan Reynics

Jacky Salazar

Peter Chun

Andrew DiGirolamo

Jeannette Harry

Paul Matusiak

Tarrah Mueller

Evan Roukema

Cindy Schwartz

Will Hasselmann

Pasha Johnson

Ryan Koehler

John Maalouf

Heather Murbach

Ashley Smock

Hui Zhang

For more information on the Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program, visit