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 on 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