Joe Reppert, vice chairman of CoreLogic, has been presented the Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Service Award from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) in recognition of his dedicated and prominent service to MBA and the mortgage lending industry in a variety of capacities, involving both legislative and regulatory activities. “Joe has served several terms on the MBA Board of Directors and contributed significantly to MBA’s advocacy efforts when he was chairman of MORPAC,” said Debra W. Still, CMB, Chairman of MBA. His dedication and service to the real estate finance industry is unsurpassed. I look forward to working with him for many more years to come.” Reppert has been in the mortgage banking business for nearly 35 years. Prior to this, he worked in the political scene in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill and as an Office Director of the Home Loan Bank Board. Reppert is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Washington, D.C. based Social Compact, serves on the 2013 Board of MBA, and was the Chairman of MORPAC from 2007-2008. He has been Chairman of the Fannie Mae Advisory Council and Chairman of the U.S. League Secondary Market Committee. The MBA's Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor an individual can receive from his or her fellow MBA members. Nominees for the annual award must meet the following criteria: ►Be associated with an MBA member firm; ►Have a record of long, sustained and extraordinary service to MBA and the mortgage industry; and ►Have a strong reputation for ethical and professional conduct. The award was recently renamed to honor of former MBA Chairman, the late Andy Woodward. Andy set an extraordinary example for his leadership abilities, especially with his involvement in the Council to Shape Change Report.