MBA Hires Laura Hopkins as Director of Strategic Member Relations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced the appointment of Laura Hopkins as Director of Strategic Member Relations. Ms. Hopkins will join the Association's Member Engagement Team (M-Team), where she will report to Tricia Migliazzo, Vice President of Member Engagement.

"Laura brings an incredible wealth of experience and knowledge to MBA's member relations' team," said Peter Grace, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Member Services. "She will be a great asset to the MBA, ensuring that member companies are taking full advantage of the many offerings available to them."

Ms. Hopkins will focus on maximizing the engagement of the Association's top member companies. This includes providing comprehensive account management and support, connecting members to the MBA resources that support their needs, and engaging them on the policy issues they care about. Ms. Hopkins will also coordinate and facilitate integration with MBA's senior management team and staff.

Ms. Hopkins is an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience.  She most recently served as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of VidVerify and was integral in developing an industry compliance technology solution. Prior to VidVerify, Ms. Hopkins served as VP Client Solutions Group at Mortgage Industry Advisory Corporation.   Ms. Hopkins began her career at Lenders One.  While at Lenders One, she served as Regional Director interacting directly with Member Companies, Investors and Product Suppliers located throughout the country.