MORPAC Committee

MORPAC is governed by a committee of MBA members appointed by MBA's Board of Directors and it is chaired by a member selected by the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Below is the committee for the 2015-2016 fundraising cycle.


Ms. Jamie Korus, CMB
Alliance Home Loans


Ms. Dana C. Abernathy, CMB, AMP
National Account Director
National Mortgage Insurance Corp.

Mr. Rick Arvielo 
New American Funding

Mr. Nathan Burch 
McLean Mortgage Corporation

Ms. Yvette Clermont 
Branch Manager 
Inlanta Mortgage Inc.

Mr. Robert M. Couch 
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Mr. James M. Deitch, CMB, CPA 
Chief Executive Officer 
Teraverde Financial

Mr. Phil DeFronzo 
President & Chief Executive Officer 
Norcom Mortgage

Mr. Greg Frost 
Division President 
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.

Mr. C. William Griffin
Sr. Executive Managing Director
Black Knight Financial Services

Mr. PJ Harrigan, CMB, AMP 
Divisional Vice President-Western Sales Director 
Radian Guaranty Inc.

Mr. Jorge Kalb 
Managing Partner 
Atlas One Financial

Ms. Regina M. Lowrie, CMB
President & Chief Executive Officer
RML Investments, Inc.

Mr. Gene M. Lugat 
Executive Vice President 
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company

Mr. Dave Motley 
Colonial National Mortgage, a Division of Colonial Savings, F.A.

Mr. Richard Owen 
VP Community Bank Division & GR 
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group, LLC

Mr. Robert Phelps 
T.D. Bank

Ms. Julie Piepho, CMB, AMP 
President - National Operations 
Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.

Mr. Damian Squires 
Regional Retail Manager 
Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc.

Ms. Amy Swaney, CMB 
AZ Manager/Government Relations Officer 
Citywide Home Loan

Mr. Jack Thompson 
Legacy Mortgage, LLC

Mr. Tony Thompson, CMB, AMP 
Regional Manager-Southeast 
Guaranteed Rate, Inc.

Mr. James Timmons 
Universal American Mortgage Company


Mr. Bill Killmer
Senior Vice President 
Legislative and Political Affairs
Mortgage Bankers Association

Ms. Alden Knowlton
Assistant Treasurer
Director of Political Affairs
Mortgage Bankers Association

Ms. Lauren Kenney
Political Affairs Associate
Mortgage Bankers Association