Tamara King

Tamara King
Vice President of Residential Policy and Member Engagement

Tamara King is Vice President of Residential Policy and Member Engagement.  She manages MBA's residential loan production area where she helps direct the association's policy development on regulatory, legislative, and industry issues.  Additionally, she helps lead MBA's engagement strategy with several key member segments.  In this role, Ms. King also oversees MBA's Independent Mortgage Bankers Executive Council, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Warehouse Lenders Executive Roundtable, and other MBA networking groups.  

Tamara has extensive experience in mortgage finance, community development, and state and local governments.  Previously, Tamara was a Senior Business Manager for Manufactured Housing in Fannie Mae's Single-Family Mortgage Business.  In this role, Tamara was responsible for developing and managing new initiatives and products, and developing business and strategic relationships with manufactured-housing participants.  Tamara's other positions have included Vice President of Community Development at HSBC Bank in New York, Director of the New Homes Program at the New York City Housing Partnership, Senior Project Planner in the New York City Mayor's Office of Operations, and Senior Budget Examiner in the New York State Department of the Budget. 

Tamara earned a master of public policy degree from the School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature with concentrations in public policy and African American studies from Swarthmore College. 

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