Training & Events


New Venue! New Sponsor and Exhibit Packages, all containing Full Convention Registrations! New expanded Exhibit Hours!

Join us for the OMBA Annual Convention, May 7-9, 2018 at the Marriott Northwest Columbus (Dublin). Eight Hours of continuing education is available on May 9th.





Just a Few of Our Convention Speakers

Loretta Salzano
“Regulatory and Compliance Hot Buttons”

Loretta Salzano, Franzen &  Salzano, was named a Top Compliance Lawyer by Mortgage Compliance Magazine, is a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Attorneys and serves as Legal Counsel to the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia. Loretta’s firm serves as the Georgia editor to Houselaw. Loretta Salzano advises banks, mortgage lenders, real estate brokers, title agents and other settlement service providers on how to increase their business while remaining within the confines of the laws of all 50 states and federal law.

David Motley, MBA Chairman
“An Interview with David Motley”

David Motley, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association, is President of Colonial Savings, F.A. and its divisions — Colonial National Mortgage and CU Members Mortgage. David served 6 years as a member of the Board of Directors of the MBA, 8 years on the Residential Board of Governors (2 as Chairman) was 2017 Chairman of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. and 2015 Co-Chair of the Servicing21 Working Group. Recognized for his service to the industry, David is a recipient of MBA’s Andrew D. Woodard Distinguished Service.  David served as a member of the Community Bank Advisory Counsel for the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Zachary Luck
“Ohio’s New Licensing and Registration Requirements”

As Deputy Superintendent at the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Financial Institutions, Zach Luck oversees examination, licensing, and administrative enforcement for more than 18,000 consumer finance licensees in Ohio. Prior to joining the Division, Zach represented and counseled financial institutions and other companies at a global law firm. Zach previously served as Senior Advisor to Director Richard Cordray of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. While at the CFPB, he provided policy and legal analysis on consumer financial protection issues, drafted portions of consumer financial protection regulations, and helped to create new financial education resources.

Jason Bernstein
“Data Security-Your Business is at Stake”

Jason A. Bernstein is a partner in the Atlanta office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and Co-Chair of the Data Security and Privacy Practice Group. Jason is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Atlanta Bar Association, International Trademark Association, Technology Association of Georgia and Product Development & Management Association. Additionally, he is a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Technology Law Section and the Intellectual Property Section of which he served as chair from 1999-2000. He is also a member of the IP Licensing Standing Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association.    

David Stein
“Bank Secrecy and Money Laundering”

David Stein is chair of Bricker & Eckler’s Banking & Financial Services group and maintains a national practice in this area of law. He advises businesses on consumer-facing issues, including real estate, privacy, credit reporting, technology, data security and e-commerce.A veteran in the financial services industry, David spent more than two decades in roles as in-house and outside counsel for national independent lenders and servicers. David is nationally recognized authority in the area of trade practices, including advertising and sales practices. He is the author of the Social Media and Digital Advertising Compliance Resource Guide, published by the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Brian Deas
“Ohio’s Fast-Track Foreclosure Process Update”

Following  his  graduation  from  law  school,  Brian  served  as  a  judicial  clerk  to  the  Honorable  J. Craig Wright of the Ohio Supreme Court and to the  Honorable John  D. Holschuh of the  United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. Brian co-founded the Manley Deas Law Firm in 2002  with  partner  Ted  Manley.  Manley  Deas  Kochalski  is  a  default  service  law  firm  that  represents mortgage servicing companies and other institutional creditors in Ohio and Kentucky. It is a Fannie Mae Retained Attorney Network firm. Brian was the leading force behind getting Fast-Track Foreclosure Legislation for Vacant and Abandoned Property introduced and passed in Ohio.

Bob Hoose
“Ohio’s Fast-Track Foreclosure Process Update”

Robert R Hoose, Executive Vice President at Clunk, Paisley, Hoose Co, LPA, is a former member of the Board of trustees of the OMBA. Bob’s practice specializes in real estate services, including matters of foreclosure. Bob is a member of the OMBA Legislative Committee and was involved in the crafting of Ohio’s Fast-Track Foreclosure Legislation. Bob is a graduate of the University of Akron and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Dr. Ted Jones               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. 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, Association of University Real Estate Officials, and many more.You’ll be talking about this presentation for weeks!

Gene Lugat, Mortgage Action Alliance Chairman
“MAA Update”

Mortgage Action Allaince Chairman, Gene Lugat, is the Executive Vice President of Eastern Division National Industry and Political Relations at PrimeLending.  Gene is a past president of the Maryland Mortgage Bankers Association and recently served on the MORPAC Committee as a board member for the 2015-2016 election cycles.


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* CMBA April Luncheon/MeetingCMBA April Luncheon/Meeting

Time: 11:30 am

Columbus Mortgage Bankers Association will be having their April Luncheon and General Meeting on April 6, 2017 at the Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd., S., Worthington, OH 43235. Registration and Networking starts at 11:30 AM, Business Meeting at 12:00 Noon and followed by lunch and speaker at 12:40 PM The announcement of the speaker for this event will be announced soon!

* MBANWO-The Toledo Museum/ArtMBANWO-The Toledo Museum/Art

Time: 11:30 am

The Mortgage Bankers Association of Northwestern Ohio will be having their April Meeting and Program on Tuesday-April 18, 2017 at Mancy's Steakhouse at 953 Phillips Avenue. Meeting and program starts at 11:30 Am with Registration and Networking followed by Lunch and Program. The Program is-The Toledo Museum of Art, one of Toledo's treasures and will be presented by Megan Schneckerburger-Jones and Adam Levine.

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