The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has awarded J. David Motley, CMB, with its Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented in recognition of dedication and prominent service to MBA and the mortgage lending industry in a variety of capacities involving both legislative and regulatory activities. Motley was presented the award in a ceremony held at MBA's 100th Annual Convention & Expo in Washington, DC.
“I can think of no one more deserving of this award than Dave Motley,” said E.J. Burke, chairman of the MBA. “He has shown a continual desire and drive to advance MBA and its members’ interests, both inside and outside the industry itself. I have genuinely enjoyed our time working together on the Board, and it is with great personal satisfaction that I present David with this award, named after one of my most well respected predecessors at MBA.”
The 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
►Compile a record of long, sustained and extraordinary service to MBA and the mortgage industry
►Have a strong reputation for ethical and professional conduct.
David Motley is president of Colonial Savings, F.A. and its divisions–Colonial National Mortgage and CU Members Mortgage. Motley is also CEO of First Western Title, Colonial’s affiliated full service residential and commercial title agency. With more than 30 years in the banking and mortgage finance sector, David supports retail, consumer and credit union origination channels, as well as human resources, legal and marketing functions. Motley has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking. He is chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) and a member of the Board of Directors of the MBA.
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.