The Mortgage Media Picks for MBA Annual 2019

    It’s that time of year when the who’s who of the mortgage space gather to see colleagues and peers, network, make deals, get updated on the latest issues facing the industry, and have some fun.

    For Mortgage professionals the MBA Annual is like summer camp and boot camp all rolled into three days of immersive networking and learning. This year’s event, to be held in Austin, is jam-packed with great panels, sessions and speeches across multiple tracks. But we thought we’d take a stab at narrowing it down to just a handful of can’t-miss sessions.

    Opening General Session featuring Admiral William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.)

    • Christopher M. George, 2019 MBA Chairman, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, CMG Financial
    • Brian Stoffers, CMB, 2020 MBA Chairman, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance, CBRE
    • Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association
    • Senator John Cornyn, (R-TX)
    • David Sheeler, Executive Vice President, Freedom Mortgage

    Update from Washington

    • The Honorable Mark Calabria, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency
    • The Honorable Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    • Dave Howard, Executive Vice President, Sales, ServiceLink

    The Future of Doing Business with FHA

    • The Honorable Brian D. Montgomery, Federal Housing Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • David Chow, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Gisele Roget, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Single Family-Housing, Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Keith N. Becker, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Risk Officer, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Dror Oppenheimer, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

    An Era of New Leadership for the GSEs

    • Susan Stewart, 2019 MBA Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, SWBC Mortgage
    • David Brickman, Chief Executive Officer, Freddie Mac
    • Hugh R. Frater, Chief Executive Officer, Fannie Mae
    • Kurt Pfotenhauer, Vice Chairman, First American Financial Corp (NYSE: FAF)

    General Session: Market Outlook for 2020

    • Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association
    • Marina Walsh, Vice President, Industry Analysis, Mortgage Bankers Association
    • Patrick Carey, National Fulfillment Executive, Consumer Lending, Bank of America

    Politics Today – Key Issues Facing Our Nation

    • Governor Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey (2010-2018)
    • Governor Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia (2014-2018)
    • Margaret Brennan, Host of CBS News’ Face the Nation and CBS News’ Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent
    • Barrett Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer, VantageScore Solutions, LLC

    Get the full schedule and see you there!