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.
Ethics & Grievances Committee
2019 JOINT COMMITTEES - Residential & Commercial
Considers allegations of unprofessional conduct by MBA/MW members which may violate MBA/MW's Code of Ethics.
Chair: Jim Cupello, TD Bank; Email
Golf Outing Committee
Plans the association's annual golf outings.
Chair: Jim Foley, Caliber Home Loans; Email
Co-Chair: Dan Shea, Chase
Co-Chair: Tim Annett, Eagle Bank
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.
Chair: Janet Pisanic, Essent; Email
Directs the membership outreach and retention activities of MBA/MW.
Chair: Sarah Grabarz, MGIC; Email
Co-Chair: Rob Ross, MVB 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 Bank; Email
2019 RESIDENTIAL COMMITTEES
Plans the association's residential continuing education programs.
Chair: James Nader, McLean Mortgage; Email
Co-Chair: Richelle Bruns
Co-Chair: Jeffrey Gray, SunTrust Mortgage
Future Industry Leaders Committee
Comprised of young mortgage bankers ages 21-35, this committee plans events and programs for future industry leaders (ages 21-35).
Co-Chair: Claudi Rossi, PNC Bank; Email
Mid-Atlantic Lender Conference Committee
Plans the association's annual Mid-Atlantic Lender Conference.
Co-Chair: George Nash, Arch US Mortgage Insurance; Email
Co-Chair: Mike Parsons, Apex Home Loans; Email
Co-Chair: Dave Rotell, RGS Title
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.
Co-Chair: Dave Rotell, Prosperity Home Mortgage; Email
Co-Chair: John Slye, Fidelity Bank Mortgage; Email
Mortgage Bankers Celebration Committee
Plans and organizes residential celebration event.
Chair: Brett Woerner, George Mason Mortgage; Email
Co-Chair: Patrick Gardner, Vellum Mortgage
Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Commitee
2019 COMMERCIAL COMMITTEE
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.
Co-Chair: Debra Goldstein, Continental Realty Corporation; Email
Co-Chair: Karen Canellis, Citizens; Email