Officers

Brian Stoffers, CMB
Chairman

Brian Stoffers, CMB, is Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association and Global President, Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los  Angeles, and the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm.

He currently serves as 2019 Chairman of MBA's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Brian also serves on MBA's Executive Committee as well as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and co-chair of the GSE Reform Committee. Brian previously served on the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Directors (COMBOG), and is the former Chairman of the Task Force on GSE Reform and Capital Markets Committee. Detailed Bio

Susan Stewart
Chairman-Elect

Susan Stewart is the Chairman-Elect 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
Vice-Chairman

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 vice chair 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