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MISMO® Appoints Minton to Board of Directors

Washington, DC – June 22, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — MISMO, the not-for-profit data standards subsidiary of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), which develops data transfer protocols that span the entire residential and commercial real estate finance industry, today announced the appointment of Gabe Minton, Senior Vice President of Information Services at ServiceLink, to its Board of Directors.

“Gabe will provide excellent leadership for MISMO as it drives the development of technology standards for both the residential and commercial real estate finance industries,” said MBA Chairman Michael D. Berman, CMB. “We are fortunate to have Gabe on board to help guide MISMO’s strategic vision and goals, to the benefit of the greater industry.â€

In his current role at ServiceLink, Minton oversees software engineering, quality assurance, and business analysis services and facilitates the strategic execution of its products and services. He brings a 15-year portfolio of information systems experience, working with and creating software systems, products and standards. He has held the executive positions of Chief Strategy Officer for Motivity Solutions, Inc., Chief Operating Officer for Mortgage Cadence, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Standards and Alliances with Ultraprise Corp.

Prior to his role at Mortgage Cadence, Minton was Vice President for Industry Technology at MBA where he pioneered the establishment of technology standards for the mortgage industry through MISMO.

The MISMO Board of Directors represents a cross-section of the real estate finance industry that manages and directs MISMO’s business and affairs. The MISMO board consists of three representatives from the residential mortgage industry and three representatives from the commercial mortgage industry that serve for staggered two-year terms. MBA, as the parent corporation of MISMO, retains a permanent seat on the MISMO Board of Directors. The Residential and Commercial Governance Committees report to the Board of Directors through two ex officio (non-voting) representatives, one from each of the Committees.

More information can be found on the MISMO website,


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:

Melissa Key 202-557-2799