CREF22: Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Convention & Expo

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022

  • mPower Lunch: Rita Moreno: A Legendary Life

    Location: Seaport Ballroom G


    Speaker(s)

    Marcia M. Davies, mPower Founder; Chief Operating Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Rita Moreno, Academy Award Winning Actress, Dancer and Singer, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

    Lunch,

    mPower Event

    Rita Moreno, winner of all four of the most prestigious awards in show business — Oscar, a Tony, two Emmys, and a Grammy — will take the stage during our mPower Lunch to share stories from her legendary life and career. mPower Founder, Marcia Davies, will host this dynamic discussion. Make new connections, get tips for professional success, and learn tactics to negotiate for more in work and life. Everyone is welcome to this special lunch event!

    Speaker(s)

    Marcia M. Davies, mPower Founder; Chief Operating Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Marcia Davies is MBA’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for ensuring cross-organizational alignment and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives and key priorities. She is the lead strategist for MBA’s external activities, including conferences, public affairs, membership and more. She serves on the board of MBA’s Opens Doors Foundation. Davies is the founder of mPower, MBA’s networking platform for women in real estate finance, which she’s grown into an engaged community of more than 24,000. Previously, she served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner at HUD and spent 21 years at Freddie Mac. Davies is a member of the NAWRB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC). She has received the silver Stevie Awards for Women in Business 2018 Maverick of the Year, Five Star’s Laurie A. Maggiano Legacy award, Mortgage Women Magazine Women With Vision award, the NAWRB 2018 Industry Revolutionary Award, the CIFS Diversity & Inclusion 2018 Trailblazer Award and was named by HousingWire as one of its 2015 Women of Influence.

    Rita Moreno, Academy Award Winning Actress, Dancer and Singer, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

    Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: an Oscar, a Tony, two Emmys, and a Grammy. Her countless credits span more than seven decades, beginning with her Broadway debut at age 13. She has starred on Broadway and London's West End, appeared in more than 40 feature films, and countless television shows, and has performed in numerous regional theaters including her one woman show, Life Without Makeup at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Moreno recently co-starred in the critically acclaimed Latinx reimagining of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom, One Day At A Time. Her documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” for American Masters Pictures, had its world debut at Sundance Film Festival. Moreno also co-stars and is an Executive Producer of the Steven Spielberg remake of West Side Story. Recipient of the Peabody Career Achievement Award and the Kennedy Center Honor for her lifetime contributions to American culture, she was also honored by her peers as the 50th recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. She is a New York Times bestselling author with her first book, Rita Moreno: A Memoir published by Celebra Books. Moreno has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush and the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama.