2019 Schedule

Check out our final schedule from MBA's Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum 2019 to get a sense of what to expect in 2020!

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • MBA Education Event

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    MBA Education and The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business are partnering on a classroom program that covers the topics essential to effective mortgage finance risk management for residential and commercial/multifamily lenders. The program is intended for mid to senior-level mortgage risk management professionals, with content covering core risk concepts using real world applications and exercises. Students can expect to hear from instructors who are or have recently been senior executive-level practitioners in mortgage finance risk management. To introduce the program to lenders, MBA Education is pleased to offer an abbreviated version of the 3-day program to those attending the Risk Management & Quality Assurance Conference or who may just be interested in gaining familiarity with the core concepts of risk management in mortgage finance.

    Lessons:

    Lesson 1: Risk Management for Mortgage Originations
    Lesson 2: Risk Management for Mortgage Servicing

    Who Should Attend?

    Mid to Senior-Level Risk Management Professionals
    Senior Risk Analysts
    Quality Assurance Professionals
    Internal Audit Managers
    Credit Officers
    Chief Information Security Officers

    For more information, visit the MBA Education website:
    www.mba.org/conferences-and-education/mba-education

    Attend both RMQA19 and this workshop to receive $50 off their respective registration fees for a total savings of $100.  Contact education@mba.org for this discount.

  • Registration

    Location: Ballroom Promenade,
    Ballroom – Level 4

    Registration

  • Committee Meeting

  • Exhibit Area Open

    Location: Sheraton 5,
    Ballroom - Level 4

    Exhibit Hours

  • Special Session: GSE Update

    Location: Chicago 6,
    Ballroom - Level 4


    Speaker(s)

    Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D., Chief Economist & Senior Vice President, Research & Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Pam Padgett, Vice President, Quality Control, Freddie Mac

    Thomas O'Neill, Credit Risk Manager, Loan Quality, Fannie Mae

    General Session,

    Special Session

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    Join representatives from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for our yearly update on the critical changes taking place that impact underwriting and QC practices.

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D., Chief Economist & Senior Vice President, Research & Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Michael Fratantoni is MBA's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing MBA's industry surveys, benchmarking studies, economic and mortgage originations forecasts, industry technology efforts, and policy development research for both single-family and commercial/multifamily markets. Additionally, Fratantoni is president and member of the Board of Directors of MISMO and serves on the CSP's Industry Advisory Group and the membership committee of MERS. Prior to joining MBA, Fratantoni worked in the industry in risk management and senior economist roles at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae.

    Pam Padgett, Vice President, Quality Control, Freddie Mac

    Pam is the Vice President of Single-Family Quality Control for Freddie Mac, reporting to the Chief Credit Officer. She leads the teams that assess client purchase quality and resolve remedies, and the client facing system to support this. Her teams, located in Freddie Mac’s headquarters in McLean, Virginia and the Atlanta and Chicago regional offices, work closely with Freddie Mac’s Fraud Investigations unit. Pam has over 44 years in the mortgage banking industry, holding leadership positions in every aspect of the single-family mortgage origination and closing processes, as well as construction lending, loan servicing and loss mitigation.  She is a graduate of the University of Alaska, Anchorage and holds a degree in Psychology with a Minor in Real Estate. Pam is past Secretary-Treasurer of the Alaska Mortgage Bankers Association and past Chairperson of the Education Committee of Virginia’s Young Mortgage Bankers Association (YMBA). 

    Thomas O'Neill, Credit Risk Manager, Loan Quality, Fannie Mae

    Tom O'Neill is a Credit Risk Manager for Loan Quality at Fannie Mae, based in their Chicago office. Tom’s team provides support to, and an assessment of, the Quality Control Plans and Procedures for the vast majority of the lenders that actively deliver loans to Fannie Mae. His team evaluates lender performance for compliance with the Selling and Servicing Guide requirements, and ensures appropriate operational controls are in place in loan manufacturing and post-closing. Overall, Tom has been in the mortgage industry for over 40 years. Prior to joining Fannie Mae, he was a Senior Vice President with a large national bank responsible for administration of their affordable housing programs. In this area, he was a frequent panelist at housing conferences and an industry advisor. Tom has also held leadership positions in Sales, Loan Operations, Production Support and Compliance at several large financial institutions. He holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Special Session: The Crime Scene: FBI Update on Fraud

    Location: Chicago 6,
    Ballroom - Level 4


    Speaker(s)

    Kyle Armstrong, Supervisory Special Agent, Money Laundering, Forfeiture, Bank Fraud Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigations

    Jennifer Link, Vice President of Fraud Investigations, Caliber Home Loans, Inc.

    General Session,

    Special Event

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    Learn what to watch out for directly from law enforcement officials. Our expert speaker shares the latest fraud schemes he is seeing in the residential mortgage industry.

    Speaker(s)

    Kyle Armstrong, Supervisory Special Agent, Money Laundering, Forfeiture, Bank Fraud Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigations

    Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Kyle C. Armstrong is currently a program manager within the FBI’s Money Laundering, Forfeiture, Bank Fraud Unit. SSA Armstrong supervises bank fraud, mortgage fraud, and money laundering investigations for FBI field offices and manages the Virtual Currency Initiative for FBI. Since joining the FBI in 2008, SSA Armstrong has been involved in the identification and investigation of “white collar crimes” such as money laundering, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, and identity theft at FBI HQ, Chicago, and Phoenix. 

    Jennifer Link, Vice President of Fraud Investigations, Caliber Home Loans, Inc.

    Jennifer Link is the Vice President of Caliber Home Loans Financial Crimes and Fraud Investigation Unit, responsible for the Enterprise Fraud Risk Program. Jennifer has led fraud investigation units for several large lenders, specializing in mortgage and employee frauds. As the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Officer, Jennifer is responsible for the companies Anti-Money Laundering program. Jennifer leads a team of accomplished investigators. Jennifer is the current MBA Fraud Sub-Committee chair.  

  • Opening Reception in the Exhibit Area: "Windy City Social"

    Location: Sheraton 5,
    Ballroom - Level 4

    Networking Opportunities,

    Reception

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