Officers

Susan Stewart
Chairman

Susan Stewart is the Chairman of the MBA and Chief Executive Officer of SWBC Mortgage headquartered in San Antonio, TX. 

Stewart currently serves as a member of the MBA's Board of Directors and is past Vice Chair of the MBA's Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG). She and SWBC Mortgage are committed to making the communities they serve brighter, more hope-filled places, and to that end she serves on the board of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation. Both Stewart and SWBC Mortgage have been recognized personally and corporately as Guardian level donors to the Opens Doors Foundation. Detailed Bio



Kristy W. FerchoKristy W. Fercho
Chairman-Elect

Kristy Fercho is executive vice president and head of Wells Fargo Home Lending. Fercho joined Wells Fargo in 2020 from Flagstar Bank, where she had servedas president of the company's mortgage division since 2017.

Fercho currently serves as Chairman-Elect of the board of the Mortgage Bankers Association, vice chair of the MBA's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, co-chair of the Affordable Housing Council, and a member of its Residential Board of Governors. HousingWire recognizing her as a Women of Influence in the housingindustry; MReport honoring her as one of the Top Women in Housing;Diversity Journal listing her among its Women Worth Watching; National Mortgage Professional Magazine naming her to its list of Most Powerful Women; and the Michigan Chronicle selecting her for its Women of Excellence recognition. Detailed Bio





Matt RoccoMatt Rocco
Vice-Chairman

Matt Rocco is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, one of the nation's largest full service commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms. In his roles as Chairman and CEO Matt's leadership responsibilities include corporate initiatives and Grandbridge's overall loan origination efforts, as well as the company's Agency Underwriting (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA) and Balance Sheet Closing groups. 

Matt is vice-chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Board of Directors and vice chair of MBA's Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors' (COMBOG) Origination Council. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he earned his bachelor's degree in economics. Detailed Bio