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MBA Swears in 2015-16 Leadership

Phil Hall
Oct 19, 2015
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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) swore in its new leadership team at Sunday night’s opening of its Association's 102nd Annual Convention & Expo in San Diego.

Bill Emerson, CEO of Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc., was sworn in as chairman for the 2015-16 term. Emerson previously served as chairman of the MBA's Diversity Committee and as vice-chairman of the trade group’s Residential Board of Governors. He also is a member of the MBA's GSE Single Family Task Force and serves on the MBA's Board of Directors.

Rodrigo López, executive chairman of Omaha, Neb.-based NorthMarq Capital Finance LLC; and David Motley, president of Fort Worth, Texas-based Colonial Savings FA and its divisions Colonial National Mortgage and CU Members Mortgage, were sworn in as chairman-elect and vice chairman for the 2015-2016 membership year.

"It is my honor and privilege to serve as the 2016 MBA chairman," said Emerson. "Working with Rodrigo and Dave, I look forward to continuing the successful work of MBA's past chairman and charting a path for the association's members that properly addresses the policy, business and regulatory issues facing our residential, commercial and multifamily members."

The new members of MBA's Board of Directors include:

►Teresa Bryce Bazemore of Radian Guaranty Inc.
D. Steve Boland of Bank of America
Franklin Codel of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Tari L. Flannery, CMB of M&T Realty Capital Corporation
Kevin Pezzani, CMB of First American Title Insurance Company
Christopher LaBianca of UBS Investment Bank
T. Anthony Premer of Pacific Life Insurance Company
Dorinda Smith of SunTrust Mortgage Inc.
Debra W. Still, CMB of Pulte Mortgage LLC
Thomas L. Wind of EverBank

The MBA also named Julie Piepho, president of national operations at Houston-based Cornerstone Home Lending, as the 2015-2016 chairwoman of its Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) and Robert M. Stout, president and CEO of Q10 Capital LLC in Brentwood, Tenn., as 2015-16 chairman of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors. RESBOG is the governing body for MBA's single-family residential members, responsible for establishing legislative and regulatory policies and positions on residential lending issues.

The new members of the MBA’s RESBOG include:

►Nicholas DelTorto of Inlanta Mortgage
Stacey Slocum Smith of JPMorgan Chase
Glen Messina of PHH Mortgage
Len Israel, CMB of Flagstar Bank
D. Steve Boland of Bank of America
Andy Miller of PNC Bank 

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