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MBA Announces New Directors, Governors, and Committee Chairs for 2016

MBA Announces New Directors, Governors, and Committee Chairs for 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – October 20, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced its new Board of Directors, members of the Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG), members of the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG), and Residential Committee Chairs for 2016.

“MBA is the unparalleled leader in real estate finance and one of the top trade associations in the country because it is led by its active, diverse, and passionate membership,” said Bill Emerson, newly elected MBA Chairman and CEO of Quicken Loans, Inc. “I look forward to working with the team this year.”

MBA’s Board of Directors consists of 26 elected members and one ex-officio member, MBA President and CEO David H. Stevens. MBA directors represent its commercial/multifamily, residential and associate membership. The Board of Directors sets the strategic direction for MBA and also oversees management of the affairs of the association.

The new members of MBA’s Board of Directors are:

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

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. Julie Piepho, CMB, President – National Operations, Cornerstone Home Lending will serve as RESBOG Chairman.

MBA named the following newly-elected members of RESBOG.  A full list of all RESBOG members can be found here. The new members are:

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

MBA also announced the Residential Committee Chairs serving on RESBOG:

  • Jim Mountain, ARMOUR Residential REIT: Financial Management
  • Kyung Cho-Miller, JPMorgan Chase: Legal Issues, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance
  • Mark Atencio, Dietch Mortgage Corporation: Loan Administration
  • Kevin Pezzani, CMB, LSI Mortgage Plus: Residential Loan Production
  • David Battany, Guild Mortgage Company: Secondary and Capital Markets
  • Teresa Whitehead, Citywide Home Loans: State Legislative and Regulatory

COMBOG is comprised of MBA member executives representing all aspects of the commercial/ multifamily real estate finance industry.  COMBOG leads the strategic development of MBA’s commercial/multifamily policy and initiatives, as well as best practices and standards.  Robert M. Stout, CRI, President and CEO, Q10 Capital, LLC, will serve as COMBOG Chairman.

MBA named the following newly elected members of COMBOG.  A full list of all COMBOG members can be found here. The new members are:

  • Robert Bedwell, Protective Life Corporation
  • Dennis S. Bernard, Bernard Financial Group
  • Jim Costello, Real Capital Analytics
  • Mark E. McCool, Berkadia
  • Matthew E. Galligan, CIT
  • Erin Stafford, DBRS, Inc.

Thomas D. Wood, Jr., Thomas D. Wood & Company

Ali Ahmad

(202) 557- 2727


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 2,400 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.


Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700