Dave Motley, CMB, Sworn in as 2018 MBA Chairman

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DENVER, CO (October 22, 2017) - Dave Motley, CMB, President of Colonial Savings, F.A. and its divisions -- Colonial National Mortgage and CU Members Mortgage, was sworn in today as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) during the Association's 2017 Annual Convention & Expo in Denver, CO.

Mr. Motley has been an active member of MBA for more than two decades. He has served as the 2017 Chairman of MBA's Diversity and Inclusion Committee and has also served on MBA's Board of Directors for six years. Additionally, Mr. Motely served on MBA's Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) since 2008, including two years as RESBOG Chair.  Mr. Motley has participated on MBA's Secondary and Capital Markets, Residential Loan Production, and Loan Administration Committees, and as the Servicing-21 Working Group Co-Chair. He has received MBA's Andrew D. Woodard Distinguished Service and Top 25 Member Heads of Mortgage Awards.

"I am honored to serve as MBA's 2018 Chairman and look forward to the year ahead," said Motley. "It will be a pleasure to work with both Chris and Brian and together we will ensure that MBA serves its many members, of all sizes, by focusing on the issues that most affect the residential and commercial/multifamily industries."

Christopher M. George, President and CEO of CMG Financial, and Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE were also sworn in as Chairman-Elect and Vice Chairman respectively.

Mr. George is the founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial, a privately held mortgage bank, headquartered in San Ramon, California. The company conducts business in 49 states and the District of Columbia and holds federal agency lending approvals with HUD, VA, RHS, GNMA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Mr. George has served on MBA's Board of Directors since 2012, is a member of MBA's Independent Mortgage Bankers Executive Council and MBA's Consumer Affairs Advisory Council, as well as an active member of MBA's advocacy efforts. Additionally, Mr. George is past Chairman of the California Mortgage Bankers Association, and a major support of MBA's Open Doors Foundation, and has served on many advisory boards and task forces within the industry.

Mr. Stoffers is the Global President, Debt & Structured Finance, at CBRE, where he oversees the practice that has nearly 140 professionals and has originated approximately $216 billion in loan volumes since 2007.  Mr. Stoffers has extensive experience in the origination, structuring, placement, closing and servicing of commercial real estate debt for life insurance companies, pension funds, banks, savings and loans, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA and Wall Street sources. 

In 2015, Mr. Stoffers received MBA's Commercial/Multifamily Distinguished Service Award and has served on the Association's Affordable Rental Housing Task Force, GSE Multifamily Task Force and Risk Retention Task Force.  Mr. Stoffers been a major supporter of MBA's Opens Doors Foundation, which sponsors philanthropic activities focused on home and community support, and is an active supporter of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA).