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.

2019 Board of Governors


Sarah O'Connor
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Arlington, VA

Brett Woerner
George Mason Mortgage, LLC
Fairfax, VA

Tim Whittier
First Home Mortgage
Chevy Chase, MD

Jim Cupelli
TD Bank, N. A.
Vienna, VA

Residential Board Members

Dan Aminoff, CMB / Citizens One Home Loans, Falls Church VA
Mark Deitz, CMB / Academy Mortgage Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Jim Foley / Caliber Home Loans, Bethesda, MD
Patrick Gardner  / Vellum Mortgage, Fairfax, VA
Sarah Grabarz / MGIC, Washington, D.C.
Jeff Gray / SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Richelle Lynch / Prime Lending, Washington, D.C.
James Nader / McLean Mortgage Corporation, Fairfax, VA
George Nash / Arch MI, Rockville, MD
Mike Parsons / Apex Home Loans, Rockville, MD
Rob Ross / MVB Mortgage, Washington, DC
Claudia Rossi / PNC Bank, Washington, D.C.
Dave Rotell / Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC, Chantilly, VA
Dan Shea / Chase, Chevy Chase, MD
John Slye, CMB / Fidelity Bank Mortgage, Sterling, VA

Commercial Board Members

Tim Annett / EagleBank, Tysons, VA
Karen Canellis / LBI, Washington, D.C.
Jeff Geifman / US Bank, McLean, VA
Debra Goldstein / M&T Realty Capital Corporation, Falls Church, VA
Tom Shields / Joseph J. Blake & Associates, Washington, D.C.