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MBA Honors 2012 Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars

Phoenix, AZ – April 24, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today awarded eleven industry innovators with the Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars award at the Association’s 2012 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo held in Phoenix, AZ. This is the 10th anniversary of Mortgage Banking’s technology awards celebrating individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of mortgage technology.

“Today’s award winners have worked to increased data accuracy, sped the electronic transmission of data, used data to improve trading-partner communication, helped our members locate data and made the data more useful and accessible,” said MBA President and CEO David Stevens. “Their commitment to the field of technology has been invaluable to our organization and, indeed, our entire industry.”

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Nancy Alley, Xerox Mortgage Services, Atlanta, GA
Cecil Bowman, NCS, Egg Harbor City, NJ
Lynn Calahan, Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C.
Brian K. Fitzpatrick, Aklero Risk Analytics Inc, Fort Washington, PA
Mark Friend, Freddie Mac, McLean, VA
E. J. Kite, Wingspan Portfolio Advisors LLC, Carrollton, TX
Robert Klein, Safegaurd Properties, Valley View OH
Brandon Kirkham, Compliance Connections, Plano, TX
Matt Martin, Sperlonga Data amd Analytics LLC, Arlington, VA
Kelly Purcell, eSignSystems, Lee, MA
Ravi Ramanathan, Decision Ready Solutions Inc., Irvine, CA


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: