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Consumer Affairs Advisory Council

The Consumer Affairs Advisory Council (Council) promotes better dialogue and understanding between leaders from the mortgage industry and the public interest sector – especially those who represent the consumer and civil rights communities.  The goal of the Council is to foster a mutual appreciation for the different perspectives and challenges in addressing key business and policy issues in the housing finance arena, and to identify concrete opportunities for collaboration.

Council Resources

Consumer Affairs Advisory Council

Consumer Advocates

  • Ricardo Byrd, National Association of Neighborhoods
  • Michael Calhoun, Center for Responsible Lending
  • Alys Cohen, National Consumer Law Center
  • Sharon Cornelissen, Consumer Federation of America
  • Lot Diaz, UnidosUS
  • Bruce Dorpalen, National Housing Resource Center
  • David Dworkin, National Housing Conference
  • Marcia Griffin, HomeFree USA
  • Robert Hickey, Habitat for Humanity International
  • Rod McGinniss, Homeownership Preservation Foundation
  • Rob Randhava, The Leadership Council on Civil & Human Rights
  • Janneke Ratcliffe, Urban Institute
  • Cy Richardson, National Urban League
  • Lisa Rice, National Fair Housing Alliance
  • Jason Riveiro, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
  • Gabe del Rio, Homeownership Council of America
  • Helene Raynaud, Money Management International
  • Doug Ryan, Prosperity Now
  • Tony Thompson, National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America
  • Chris Tyson, National Community Stabilization Trust
  • Jesse Van Tol, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • C. Renee Wilson, National Association of Real Estate Brokers
  • Barry Zigas, Zigas & Associates, LLC

 MBA Participants

  • Mark Jones, MBA Chairman, Union Home Mortgage
  • Laura Escobar, MBA Chair-Elect, Lennar Mortgage
  • Christine Chandler, MBA Vice-Chair, M&T Realty Capital Corporation 
  • Keith Canter, First Community Mortgage
  • Kathy Cummings, Bank of America
  • Hugh RowdenTruist
  • Steve Shoemaker, Synovus Bank
  • Lorraine Stewart, BECU
  • Susan Stewart, SWBC Mortgage
  • Debra Still, Pulte Mortgage, LLC
  • LaTasha Waddy, NFM Lending

Consumer Affairs Advisory Council MBA Staff Contact

Associate Vice President
Affordable Housing Initiatives, MBA

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