The Mortgage Bankers Association of Metropolitan Washington is governed by a highly engaged Board of Governors who provide strategic direction and work in partnership with staff to carry out our mission. The association is guided by some of the best and the brightest leaders in the real estate finance industry.

MBA/MW's Board of Governors is a talented and diverse group of leading mortgage professionals representing the residential and commercial sectors of mortgage finance. The association is committed to a diverse and inclusive leadership to make sure we best serve our members and ensure the long term success and growth of the association.

2017 Board of Governors


Ken Sonner
Old Line Bank
Bowie, MD

Jim Cupelli
TD Bank
Vienna, VA

Sarah O'Connor
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Arlington, VA

Mark Stiles, CMB
SunTrust Mortgage
Chevy Chase, MD

Residential Board Members

Michael Ahearn / MVB Mortgage, Fairfax, VA
Dan Aminoff, CMB / Union Home Mortgage, Fairfax, VA
Peter Cameron  / MVB Mortgage, Fairfax, VA
Patrick Gardner  / WashingtonFIRST Mortgage, Fairfax, VA
John Goulding  / Stearns Lending, Centreville, VA
John Jones  / Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, McLean, VA
George Nash / Arch MI, Rockville, MD
Janet Pisanic / Essent Guaranty, Radnor, PA
Dave Rotell / Prosperity Home Mortgage, Chantilly, VA
John Slye / Fidelity Bank Mortgage, Sterling, VA
Timur Tunador / Atlantic Coast Mortgage LLC, Fairfax, VA
Tim Whittier / First Home Mortgage, Chevy Chase, MD
Brett Woerner / George Mason Mortgage, Fairfax, VA

Commercial Board Members

Greg Ciambruschini / PNC, Washington, DC
Drew Faha  / Combined Properties Inc., Washington, DC
Elliott Gross, P.E.  / DECA Real Estate Advisors LLC, Gaithersburg, MD
Ryan Riel / EagleBank, Bethesda, MD
Jeff Young / Union Bank & Trust, Springfield, VA