Jeff Taylor Appointed Chairman of MAA for 2019-2020

Adam DeSanctis
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 14, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Jeffrey "Jeff" C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Digital Risk, LLC, has been appointed chairman of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) for the 2019-2020 election cycle.

Mr. Taylor was appointed by Chris George, MBA's 2019 Chairman and Founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial; and Brian Stoffers, CMB, MBA's 2019 Chairman-Elect and Global President, Debt & Structured Finance, at CBRE. Mr. Taylor will succeed Gene Lugat, Executive Vice President at PrimeLending, who served as MAA Chairman for the 2017-2018 election cycle.

"MBA is fortunate that Jeff has agreed to give his time and energy to help expand MAA's grassroots operation," said George. "Jeff is a seasoned professional whose knowledge of our industry and advocacy will serve MBA and MAA well during his tenure."

George continued, "I also want to thank Gene Lugat for his service as MAA Chairman. Under his leadership, MAA expanded its membership by over 76% to 27,000 active members nationwide, and MBA's grassroots operation has become a powerhouse advocating on the major issues affecting the real estate finance industry."

Since 2005, Mr. Taylor has been Co-Founder and Managing Director of Digital Risk, the nation's largest provider of mortgage risk, compliance, and transaction management solutions. In that capacity, he oversees the company's major strategic initiatives, and under his leadership, Digital Risk has grown from a start-up venture to one with over 2,000 U.S.-based employees. He currently sits on MBA's Board of Directors.