MBAs Future Leaders Program Recognizes 15 Real Estate Finance Professionals at MBA Annual Convention

October 12, 2011, Chicago, IL – The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today recognized 15 mortgage professionals in a graduation ceremony held at MBA’s 98th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago.

MBA’s Future Leaders Program, in its 15th year, is dedicated to identifying and cultivating the next generation of industry leaders by delivering a comprehensive leadership training experience for selected participants through three events offered throughout the year. Each new class will join a national network of more than 400 real estate finance professionals who have been acclaimed by the industry as its next generation of leaders.

“MBAs Future Leaders program is an exceptional industry asset that allows us to groom tomorrows real estate finance leaders today, said MBA Chairman, Michael W. Young. I look forward to working with this accomplished group of individuals who have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to the real estate finance industry.”

Initiated in 1996 by then-MBA President Ron J. McCord, CMB, the Future Leaders Program delivers a highly regarded curriculum focusing on leadership and business analysis skills that help candidates advance their careers in real estate finance.

Congratulations to the following graduates:

Erik D. Anderson, LenderLive Network, Inc., Devner, CO
Lynnmarie Barisano, AMP, Bank of America Home Loans, Vernon Rockville, CT
John F. Coleman, American Mortgage Field Services, Spring Hill, FL
Jeremy F. Davis, PNC Real Estate, Overland Park, KS
Kayce Davis, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc., Spring, TX
Jeffery K. Hillman, Cenlar FSB, Ewing, NJ
Beverly Kerbow, PMI Mortgage Insurance Co., San Antonio, TX
Daniel J. McIntyre, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P., Washington, DC
Andrew Mekjavich, Property Sciences, Pleasant Hill, CA
Eric Prosperi, Aurora Bank FSB, Littleton, CO
Wil G. Spears, Coastal Federal Credit Union, Raleigh, NC
Teresa Talavera-King, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, San Diego, CA
Arun Kumar Tripathi, USAA Federal Savings Bank, San Antonio, TX
Ken Whisler, PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company, Dallas, TX
Sabrina Zuckerman, Arch Bay Capital, LLC, Irvine, CA

For more information about the Future Leaders Program, visit:

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,200 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field. For additional information, visit MBA’s Web site:

Source: Mortgage Bankers Association News Release, October 12, 2011

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