Committees

Members are the lifeblood of MBA/MW's programs and activities. Our programs and activities draw heavily on the knowledge and experience of our members.  Through involvement in committees and task forces, our members play an active and crucial role in sharing experiences and ideas to benefit members and contribute to the overall direction of the association.

2022 JOINT COMMITTEES

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Chair: Debra Goldstein, M&T Realty Capital Corporation

Ethics & Grievances Committee
Considers allegations of unprofessional conduct by MBA/MW members which may violate MBA/MW's Code of Ethics.
Chair: Tim Whittier, First Home Mortgage

Golf Outing Committee
Plans the association's annual golf outings.
Co-Chair: Ramez Fahmy, Caliber Home Loans
Co-Chair: Margie Rhodes, Genworth MI, now Enact

Legislative Committee
Actively involved in monitoring and responding to legislative and regulatory issues in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia as well as on the Federal level.
Co-Chair: Marc Deitz, SECU Credit Union
Co-Chair: Stan Schnippel, Evolve Bank and Trust Mortgage

Membership Committee
Directs the membership outreach and retention activities of MBA/MW.
Co-Char: Charlie Crowe, PNC
Co-Chair: Janet Pisanic, Essent

Professional Mortgage Women (PMW) Committe
Co-Chair: 
Stacey Barowich, Movement Mortgage
Co-Chair: Bo Lee, Movement Mortgage

Professional Designations Committee
Comprised of Certified Mortgage Bankers (CMBs) and other individuals with MBA professional designations; Assists individuals interested in achieving MBA designations.
Chair: Dan Aminoff, Citizens

Young Mortgage Professionals Committee
Comprised of young mortgage professionals, this committee plans events and programs for young mortgage professionals.
Co-Chair: Claudi Rossi, Prosperity Home Loans
Co-Chair: David Sober, Voxtur


2022 RESIDENTIAL COMMITTEES

Education Committee
Plans the association's residential continuing education programs.
Chair: Joel Bisaillon, Citizens
Committee Member: Mark Baker, Truist

Mid-Atlantic Lender Conference Committee 
Plans the association's annual Mid-Atlantic Lender Conference.
Co-Chair: Mark Deitz, SECU Credit Union
Co-Chair: Sarah Grabarz, MGIC
Co-Chair: Dave Rotell, Prosperity Home Mortgage
Co-Chair: Claudia Rossi, Prosperity Home Mortgage
Co-Chair: David Latimer, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Networking/Philanthropy Committee 
Plans and organizes residential networking/social activities. Works with the association's designated charities and other allied organizations to organize fundraising campaigns and volunteer work days.
Chair: Dave Rotell, Prosperity Home Mortgage

Mortgage Bankers Celebration Committee 
Plans and organizes residential celebration event.
Co-Chair: David Latimer, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Co-Chair: Tim Whittier, First Home Mortgage
Co-Chair: Brett Woerner, George Mason Mortgage
 


2022 COMMERCIAL COMMITTEE

Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Commitee
The Commercial Real Estate Finance Committee is composed of commercial members looking to actively participate in the advocacy of the commercial real estate finance industry in the DC metropolitan area. The Committee provides educational, networking and charitable giving opportunities. It also lobbies on behalf of the commercial real estate industry in state and local legislatures, and markets to the borrowing public the benefits of doing business with MBA/MW members for financing and associated services.

Chair: Karen Canellis, EagleBank