About the Initiative
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D&I Vision and Mission
A Real Estate Finance industry that reflects the diversity, inclusion and opportunity within the communitities we serve.
MBA fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion within the real estate finance industry. Together with our members, we exchange information o best practices, tackle issues sand potential barriers, and create networking opportunities that advance overall diversity and inclusion within the industry.
Five Pillars of D&I
- Connect our diverse members to one another
- Facilitate diversity and inclusion learning
- Promote and market diversity and inclusion
- Attract, retain and promote diverse talent at MBA
- Create a culture of inclusion at MBA
D&I Advisory Committee
The member-led Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee, a Board-appointed body, provides leadership and guidance to the MBA to help the real estate finance industry gain a competitive advantage by increasing diversity in leadership, workforce and suppliers.
2018 Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, Mortgage Bankers Association
2018 Chairman-Elect, Mortgage Bankers Association
President & Chief Executive Officer CMG Financial
2018 Vice Chair Global President, Debt & Structured Finance
CBRE Capital Markets
Co-Founder and President
New American Funding
Executive Vice President - Head of U.S. Mortgage Bank
Vice President of Human Resources
Head of Human Resources
Berkeley Point Capital LLC
President & Chief Executive Officer
VantageScore Solutions, LLC
Chief Diversity Officer
Ballard Spahr LLP
Your Home Now Mortgage
Senior Vice President-Operational Risk Director
Flagstar Bank, FSB
Managing Director, Community Reinvestment & Community Partnerships
SVP Client Services
Digital Risk, LLC
Head of FHA, Managing Director
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Founder & CEO
Landmark Network, Inc.
Executive Vice President
SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.
Director, Diversity and Inclusion
J. Tony Thompson
Vice President, Growth & Strategy
Silverton Mortgage Specialists