About the Initiative
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DEI Vision and Mission
A Real Estate Finance industry that reflects opportunity and diversity, equity and inclusion within the communities we serve.
MBA fosters a culture of diversity, equity 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, equity and inclusion within the industry.
Five Pillars of DEI
- 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
DEI Advisory Committee
The member-led Diversity, Equity and 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.
Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President and President of Mortgage
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Matthew G. Rocco, Sr.
Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Grandbridge Real Esatate Capital
VP of Business Strategy & Development
Head of Human Resources
Berkeley Point Capital LLC
Sheri Crosby Wheeler
VP, Corporate Social Responsibility
CBRE Capital Markets
Senior VP & Chief Diversity Officer
Executive Vice President/National Operations Manager
Cultural Outreach Solutions
Eduardo Perez, CMB
Equity Prime Mortgage LLC
Managing Director, Multifamily Capital FHA
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Executive Vice President & Head of Mortgage
Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Leader
Senior Vice President, Mortgage Lending
BECU - Boeing Employees' Credit Union
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
National Executive Director
National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA)
Chief Executive Officer
Radian Guaranty, Inc.
EVP, President of Mortgage Banking
Pentagon Federal Credit Union