MBA Announces Policy Initiative to Close Racial Homeownership Gap

The Mortgage Bankers Association on Monday announced a policy initiative, Building Generational Wealth Through Homeownership, aimed at providing industry leadership and direction for reducing the racial homeownership gap, developing and supporting policies that support sustainable homeownership for communities of color and promoting fair, equitable and responsible lending for minority borrowers.

Susan Stewart Takes Charge as MBA 2021 Chair

Susan Stewart has worked in mortgage banking since she was 24. She has grown SWBC Mortgage, San Antonio, Texas, from a small regional bank with three employees in 1989 to a full-service origination-to-servicing organization with 70 branches serving 43 states with 680 employees. And this week, she became Chair of the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Equality, Equity and Fairness for All: Meet MBA 2021 Chair Susan Stewart

There’s been progress in recent years, but it’s still unusual to see women in leadership positions in mortgage banking. But change is happening, and happening fast, thanks to trailblazers like Susan Stewart, CEO of SWBC Mortgage Corp., San Antonio, Texas, who is also the Mortgage Bankers Association’s incoming chair for 2021.