MBA Hires Lionel Lynch to be Vice President of Strategic Member Relations
David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced the appointment of Lionel Lynch as Vice President of Strategic Member Relations, which became effective March 1, 2016.
Reporting directly to Stevens, Lynch is responsible for strengthening and managing relationships with senior executives of MBA member companies in order to maximize the value of their MBA membership and engagement. He ensures MBA maintains a deep understanding of member companies' business models, organizational structures, legislative and regulatory priorities and operational challenges.
"As a membership-driven organization, MBA is constantly looking for ways to enhance member engagement and provide best-in-class service to the wide range of MBA member firms," said Stevens. "Lionel brings a wealth of experience in real estate finance, housing policy, capital markets, and public-private development. A skill set that will help MBA become even better at engaging our members to ensure we are serving their needs and exceeding their expectations."
Prior to joining MBA, Lynch was the Director of New Development and Strategic Planning at Roadside Development. Previously, Lynch served as a principal in the Washington DC office of HR&A Advisors, a real estate and economic development consulting firm. He also held a position with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lynch received an AB from Harvard in Social Studies and an MBA from Harvard Business School.