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Join us for the OMBA Annual Convention “Clear Vision in 2020” August 3-5, 2020. Like annual conventions in the past, this event is jam-packed with important information for mortgage lenders, whether bank or non-bank.
This year we have added a special Tuesday afternoon track for loan officers only. Loan officers may register for the entire convention, the entire day, or the Loan Officer Track only (which begins with the Economic Forecast Luncheon and then moves to afternoon sales sessions).
JUST A FEW OF OUR SPEAKERS
Susan Stewart is Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association and CEO of SWBC Mortgage, a full-service mortgage banking firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Susan joined SWBC in 1989 and under her leadership, SWBC Mortgage has grown from three employees to 615 individuals operating in 39 states with annual sales of $3 billion and a servicing portfolio exceeding $10 billion.
She currently serves as a member of MBA’s Board of Directors, is the immediate past Vice-Chair of the MBA’s Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG). Susan serves on the board of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation (ODF) and both Susan and SWBC Mortgage have been recognized as Guardian level donors of the organization. Susan currently serves on MBA’s Consumer Affairs Advisory Council. She has previously served on MBA’s Loan Production and Fraud Prevention Committees. She is past president of the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association and the San Antonio Mortgage Bankers. Also, Susan was appointed to the Texas Mortgage Industry Advisory Committee by the Commissioner of the Texas Savings and Mortgage Banking Division. In 2009, she received the Texas Mortgage Bankers Distinguished Service Award.
Susan is a regular speaker at various MBA, state MBA, and other industry events. She received her BBA from the University of the Incarnate Word. Susan and her husband, Van, work in their local community with the San Antonio Homeless Ministry and United Way. Susan and her husband reside in San Antonio, TX.
Eleven years ago Rob Chrisman left the mortgage banking industry after 23 years to publish his widely read “Rob Chrisman’s Daily Mortgage News and Commentary”, an online publication read by thousands. While in the industry Rob was president of OnCall Mortgage, which was later acquired by Wells Fargo. He also served as director of secondary marketing for CMG Mortgage and director of capital markets for RPM Mortgage.
Ari Karen is an experienced litigator and speaker who has focused his practice in representing financial institutions in both government investigations and litigation before state and federal trial and appellate courts nationwide. Ari is also the Founder and CEO of Strategic Compliance Partners (SCP). SCP is an attorney-driven, price-fixed mortgage compliance consulting firm which provides a total compliance solution for lenders.
The Keynote Speaker for the Special Loan Officer Sales Track on Tuesday afternoon, May 12th, is Christine Beckwith. As President, Creator, Chief Operating Officer and Master Coach of her fastest growing Sales Coaching Company, Christine has mastered her 30 year industry accolades by climbing to the very top of a national sales finance platform in the mortgage industry, won at every level of sales in her career and worked at a senior and executive level for nearly 2 decades, breaking many glass ceilings and amassing notoriety, a rapidly growing following and proving consistent excellence is obtainable. Now a sought after speaker on the industry speaking circuit, Christine released 2 books in early 2018, became an overnight Best Selling Author and now writes in many national finance publications and magazines on a variety of topics.
Jack Konyk is Executive Director of Government Affairs for the Wiener Brodsky Kider Law Firm. Jack is a frequent speaker at conferences across the country, and a prominent voice for the industry with legislators and regulators at all levels of government. He is a past member of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Board of Directors and Residential Board of Governors. Jack is also a member and Past-Chair of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators’ Industry Advisory Council, and has had significant involvement with the Financial Services Roundtable’s Housing Policy Council and the American Bankers Association’s Mortgage Markets committee.
The Economic Forecast Luncheon speaker Ted C. Jones is the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Prior to joining Stewart he served as chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An accomplished speaker, he typically gives more than 150 presentations on real estate and the economic outlook each year. Representative real estate groups addressed include the National Association of REALTORS®, National Association of Home Builders, National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, Fannie Mae®, the American Land Title Association®, The Housing Round Table, and many others.
Be Inspired. Be Informed. Be mPowered!
As the leading voice for the real estate finance industry, MBA creates opportunities to leverage the power and influence of women. mPower provides the platform for women to strengthen their networks, achieve professional growth and development, and to exchange ideas and information about our industry and the broader economy.
Join the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association and mPower for Ohio’s first mPower event!
Summer 2020 Date To Be Announced
Renaissance Downtown Columbus Hotel
50 N. 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215
11:00am Registration and Networking
11:30 am – 12:30pm Luncheon
12:30pm – 2:00pm Leading Industry Women Panel
William Kooper, Moderator
MBA VP of State Government Affairs
and Industry Relations
VP Product & Business Development
Ohio Department of Commerce
Superintendent Division of Real Estate
Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association
Executive Director & COO
2:00pm – 3:30pm Congresswoman Joyce Beatty
Interview moderated by Marcia Davies, MBA Chief Operating Officer
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. The Committee oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities. Congresswoman Beatty also chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee. In her analysis of diversity trends and data, she hopes to change the culture in government and industry.
3:30 pm – 4:00pm MBA COO, Marcia Davies, mPower Founder
Marcia Davies is Chief Operating Officer for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Marcia is the founder of mPower – MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach – MBA’s networking platform for women in the real estate finance industry. Under her leadership, mPower has grown into an engaged community of more than 12,000, providing best-in-class conference and webinar programming, networking events, and online opportunities to stay engaged. Through mPower, more women are positioned to achieve leadership positions and are well represented in all segments of the industry.
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