Jamie Korus Appointed MORPAC Chairman for 2015-2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Jamie Korus, CMB, President and Principal of Alliance Financial Resources,LLC, was appointed chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) for the 2015-2016 political cycle, by Bill Cosgrove, MBA Chairman and CEO of Union Home Mortgage. Ms. Korus succeeds Kurt Pfotenhauer who served as MORPAC Chairman for the 2013-2014 election cycle.
 
"MBA is fortunate that Jamie accepted this position and I have no doubt that she will build on an already strong foundation created by previous MORPAC chairs," said Bill Cosgrove. "Her proven work ethic and commitment to and knowledge of the industry will serve her well in this role." 

Cosgrove continued, "Also, I want to thank Kurt Pfotenhauer for his service as MORPAC Chairman, and acknowledge the record setting $1.43 million MORPAC raised in the 2013-14 cycle. Kurt's commitment to MORPAC and MBA are noteworthy and we appreciate all he has done and continues to do for our association and the real estate finance industry."

"MBA continues to be a strong, unified voice for the entire real estate finance industry, and the continued strength of MORPAC reinforces MBA's commitment to all of our members." Cosgrove said, "We look forward to the next few years and are confident we will have even greater success."

Jamie Korus currently serves as the President and Principal of Alliance Financial Resources, LLC. She is involved in the MBA Future Leaders Program, and serves on MBA's Residential Loan Production Committee. Recently Jamie earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation, which is the highest professional designation for the real estate finance industry. Korus received a dual Bachelors degree in Communication and Psychology from UW-Milwaukee, a Masters degree in Organizational Communication from UW-Milwaukee and has completed coursework towards her Ph.D. in Organizational Communication at Arizona State University.