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MBA Announces Promotion of Tamara King to Vice President of Residential Policy and Member Engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the promotion of Tamara King to the position of Vice President of Residential Policy and Member Engagement, effective January 1, 2016.

Ms. King, who joined MBA in 2009, manages MBA’s residential loan production area where she helps direct the association’s policy development on regulatory, legislative, and industry issues. Additionally, she helps lead MBA’s engagement strategy with several key member segments. In this role, Ms. King oversees MBA’s Independent Mortgage Bankers Executive Council, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Warehouse Lenders Executive Roundtable and other MBA networking groups.

“Tamara is a valuable resource to MBA because of her deep understanding of real estate finance policy and her long-term relationships with our members. Her responsibilities with MBA’s various committees, including overseeing the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, makes her an invaluable resource to our association and our industry,” said David Stevens, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association.

Prior to joining MBA, Ms. King was a Senior Business Manager in Fannie Mae’s Single-Family Mortgage Business and Senior Product Developer in the Housing and Community Development Department. In these roles, Ms. King was responsible for developing and managing new initiatives and products, and developing business and strategic relationships. Her other positions have included Vice President of Community Development at HSBC Bank in New York, Director of the New Homes Program at the New York City Housing Partnership, and Senior Project Planner in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Operations. Ms. King earned a master of public policy degree from the School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College.

Rob Van Raaphorst

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