About the VMBA

Founded in 1963, the Virginia Mortgage Bankers Association (VMBA) is a trade association composed of mortgage bankers, lenders, brokers and affiliated industry associates. The association is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the mortgage lending system. The VMBA Board of Directors encourages its members to use sound and ethical business practices in the making, marketing and servicing of mortgage loans. We promise to keep our members informed of changes in mortgage laws and pending legislation that affect the real estate and mortgage business.

VMBA Board of Directors

Serving September 2020 thru September 2021.  VMBA board turnover takes place annually at the VMBA Annual Meeting during annual convention.

  

President

Nate Smith
TowneBank Mortgage


  

President-Elect & VAMPAC Chair

Kevin Darcey
US Bank

  

Vice President

Lindy Pond
Finance of America Mortgage

  

Immediate Past President

Clavis Smith
Assurance Financial

  

Treasurer

Kevin Russell
FM Mortgage

   

VMBA Executive Director

Walt Lyons

    
 

At-Large Director

Michael Ullman

First Heritage Mortgage
 

At-Large Director

Nikki Griffin

Virginia Mountain Mortgage
 

At-Large Director

Fred Levine

Tidewater Mortgage Services
 

At-Large Director

Brandon Ramsey

George Mason Mortgage LLC
 

At-Large Director

Steve Sager
Southern Trust Mortgage

 

At-Large Director

Bill West
TowneBank Mortgage


   
 

Associate Director & Membership Committee Chair

Jessica Fitzgibbons
Prosper Insurance

 

Associate Director & Education Committee Chair

Steve Chilton
MGIC

 

Associate Director

Dan Kern
Virginia Housing (formerly VHDA)

  
    
 

Chapter Director
Tidewater

Darlene Kemp
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

 Chapter Director
Richmond

Missy Bass
C&F Mortgage Corp.

 Chapter Director
Peninsula

Jeremy Jordan
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group 

 Chapter Director
Northern Virginia

Margie Rhodes
Genworth MI

 Chapter Director
Blue Ridge

Brian Rotenberry
Movement Mortgage, LLC 

 Chapter Director
Central Virginia

Julia Roberts
Fulton Mortgage Company

VMBA Staff

 

Walt Lyons
Executive Director
(804) 819-4746 | Email

 

Cindy Beazley
Executive Assistant/Project Manager
(804) 819-4705 | Email

VMBA Committees

VMBA has several member committees who carry out imporant functions for the association.  If you would like to get involved and make a difference, click here to complete a committee interest form.

Education

The Education Committee coordinates the efforts of the education program; and to provide educational opportunities as needed.  The committee assists in planning of the VMBA's annual Loan Officer Summit.

Member Services

The Member Services Committee was formed to meet the needs of potential and existing VMBA members.  It solicits new members, reviews membership applications, updates and verifies membership records, works with the local chapters in dealing with membership issues and assists members and potential members with any questions they may have.

Convention

The mission of the Convention Committee is to provide a forum for effective exchange of knowledge, trends, ideas, practices and innovations related to the mortgage profession, as well as facilitate a proficient outreach to vendors and suppliers of mortgage related services and products for usage by VMBA members.

Legislative

The Legislative Committee is tasked with influencing policies and laws related to the mortgage industry, in order to help better serve the mortgage lender as it relates to regulation for all VMBA members.


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