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Monday, April 30, 2018

  • Opening General Session & Interview with the Honorable Thomas Curry

    Location: Platinum Ballroom DE,
    Conference Center Level 2


    Speaker(s)

    The Honorable Thomas J. Curry, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish

    Christopher M. George, 2018 MBA Chairman-Elect, Founder, President and CEO, CMG Financial

    General Session

    The Honorable Thomas J. Curry, the former Comptroller of the Currency and now a partner at Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP, will share his insight on the industry. In a discussion with MBA's Chairman-Elect, Curry addresses the future of regulation in the industry and the strategic risks, opportunities and challenges presented by technology, including the fintech charter.  Mr. Curry served as Comptroller from 2012–2017. Prior to that he was a member of the Board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).  He came to the federal government after a long career as a state banking official in Massachusetts. His expertise
    spans state and federal roles, as well as international, when he served on the oversight body for the Basel
    Committee on Banking Supervision.

    Speaker(s)

    The Honorable Thomas J. Curry, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish

    Thomas J. Curry is a partner in the law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish’s Corporate and Transactions Department and a co-leader of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services group. He advises clients in a wide range of policy, regulatory, governance, and other matters. Prior to joining Nutter, Tom served as the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency until May 2017. He most recently served as an expert consultant for the International Monetary Fund. Tom served on the FDIC Board of Directors from 2004 to 2017. Tom also served on the Financial Stability Oversight Council. He was a member of the Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS), the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Prior to joining the FDIC Board, Tom served five Massachusetts Governors as Commissioner of Banks. He held the position for a total of ten years. Tom was a longtime member and Chairman of the nonprofit NeighborWorks America Board of Directors.

    Christopher M. George, 2018 MBA Chairman-Elect, Founder, President and CEO, CMG Financial

    Christopher M. George, Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association, is the founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial, a privately held Mortgage Bank, headquartered in San Ramon, California. The company conducts business in 50 states and the District of Columbia and holds federal agency lending approvals with HUD, VA, RHS, GNMA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Founded in 1993, the company is widely known for responsible lending practices, industry and consumer advocacy, market innovation and operational agility. Under George’s direction, CMG Financial has developed into a robust firm making its products and services available to the market nationally through three distinct origination channels including wholesale, correspondent and retail Lending which also serves the home builder, real estate and credit union communities. CMG Financial offers a variety of home loan products including their proprietary product, the All In One Home Loan.™ In addition to his role at CMG Financial, George has served on the MBA’s Board of Directors since 2012, is a member of MBA’s Independent Mortgage Bankers Executive Council and MBA’s Consumer Affairs Advisory Council, as well as an active member of MBA’s advocacy efforts. He also serves as the 2018 Chairman of MBA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Additionally, George is past Chairman for California Mortgage Bankers Association and has served on many advisory boards and task forces within the industry. 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 R.I.S.E. program, MBA’s Opens Doors Foundation™, Homes for Our Troops, and the Cancer Support Community SF Bay Area programs, as well as benefitting a host of other local organizations.