The Certified Mortgage Bankers (CMB) Society
has presented Frank Donnelly, CFP, CMB, mortgage branch manager at BB&T Home Mortgage, with its E. Michael Rosser, CMB, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Education Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is presented to an individual who has shown outstanding service to the association, Certified Mortgage Bankers Society, and real estate finance industry.
“Frank’s dedication to educating the mortgage industry has been phenomenal, and I am thrilled to see his efforts recognized,” said Brent Green, CMB, 2019 chair of the CMB Society. “His influence throughout the mortgage industry is well-known, and his efforts in assisting both emerging and experienced mortgage professionals is unrivaled.”
Donnelly is a 30-year veteran of the mortgage banking industry in the Washington, D.C., area. He is a Master Certified Mortgage Banker, the highest designation in the real estate finance industry; an Accredited Mortgage Professional; and a Certified Financial Planner. He has been an instructor with the MBA School of Mortgage Banking for 12-plus years and has served on countless exam panels. As a Master CMB, he has sponsored and mentored many up-and-coming candidates in the program.
Donnelly is also very active in the Mortgage Bankers Association of Metropolitan Washington, having served on numerous committees and as a past president and chairman of the board. He has also served as a member-at-large for the CMB Society.