David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced that Barbara Hanson has joined MBA’s sales team as director of education sales. In this position, Hanson will be providing education services and support to members within the real-estate finance industry.
“Barbara is a first rate addition to the MBA Education team and brings decades of experience and understanding to this position. Her long standing relationships and expertise make her a natural fit for our association,” said Stevens. "Additionally, MBA and its members will benefit greatly from Barbara’s ability to bring strategic thinking and understanding to key educational issues impacting the real-estate finance industry."
Hanson is an experienced financial services industry executive with more than 30 years of expertise in underwriting, operations, sales and corporate training and development. Most recently, Hanson had been working as a mortgage loan specialist for Bank of America. Prior to that, she was a group senior vice president of mortgage sales and operations for Wachovia/Golden West Financial-World Savings.
Hanson has a bachelor of arts in economics degree from University of California Los Angeles. She will report to Jeff Schummer, MBA’s vice president of education.