MBA Education Presents Navy Federal Credit Union with the 2023 Residential Educator of the Year Award

October 15, 2023 MBA Education Press Release


Brittney Prophete

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    PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2023) – MBA Education, the education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today awarded Navy Federal Credit Union (Navy Federal) with its Residential Educator of the Year Award here at MBA’s 2023 Annual Convention & Expo.

    “Navy Federal Credit Union is a champion and industry leader in creating a successful career path for mortgage professionals. Their unique programs and initiatives stood out for their clear learning goals, impressive metrics, and overall devotion to improving industry and professional education. They are truly deserving of being the recipient of MBA Education’s inaugural Residential Educator of the Year Award,” said Mark Jones, 2024 MBA Chairman and President of Union Home Mortgage.

    Navy Federal was founded in 1933 and is now the world's largest credit union and a leading financial institution serving the military community. Continuous learning is a part of Navy Federal’s culture, and robust shadowing, mentorship, and leadership development programs are offered regularly to team members, along with tuition support for the pursuit of mortgage industry certifications. With a strong commitment to education and training, Navy Federal’s mortgage training team offers a broad range of world-class professional development resources to help its team members achieve their career goals.

    The Residential Educator the Year Award was founded in 2023 and recognizes an MBA member company that exemplifies a commitment to learning and development by acknowledging an organization's dedication to improving the skills of professionals within the industry. The award focuses on three key areas: a culture of, and commitment to organizational learning; a focus on enhanced career development and growth through designations and certification programs; and delivering innovative and holistic approaches to learning.

    MBA Education’s Residential Education Networking Group, a member-driven effort to assemble thought leaders to discuss the latest innovations and best teaching practices across the mortgage banking industry, created the award to highlight the importance of investing in education and training.

    For more information on MBA Education and to apply for the 2024 Residential Educator of the Year Award, click here.