Christopher M. George
MBA's California Ambassador
Christopher M. George is the founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial, a privately held mortgage bank, headquartered in San Ramon, California. CMG conducts business in 49 states and the District of Columbia and holds federal agency lending approvals with HUD, VA, RHS, GNMA, FNMA and FHLMC.
Founded in 1993, CMG is widely known for responsible lending practices, industry and consumer advocacy, market innovation and operational agility. Under George's direction, CMG has developed into a robust firm making its products and services available to the market nationally through three distinct origination channels, including wholesale lending, correspondent lending and consumer services which also serves the home builder, real estate and credit union communities.
In 2012, George established the CMG Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor to support non-profit organizations at both the community and national levels. To date, the CMG Foundation has provided valued funding for the Gary Sinise Foundation's "Building for America's Bravest," the Mortgage Bankers Association's Opens Doors, Homes For Our Troops, and the Cancer Support Community Bay Area programs, as well as benefitting a host of other local organizations.
In addition to his role at CMG Financial, George serves as Chairman of the California Mortgage Bankers Association, sits on MBA's Board of Directors, and currently serves as 2017 MBA Vice Chairman.