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Serving the Real Estate Finance Community for over 95 years.

Get Involved With Our Committees

Join one of IMBA's Committees and You'll:
  • Strengthen your ties with the mortgage lending industry. Committee work brings you together with others in the industry that you may never have had an opportunity to meet;
  • Enjoy professional and personal contact with industry colleagues;
  • Gain a better and more diverse knowledge of the mortgage lending industry;
  • Help the Association plan the best possible programs for its members;
  • Enjoy the satisfaction that you're giving back something that will benefit others in the business.
  • Take an important step towards a future leadership role in the IMBA.

2017 Committee Volunteer Sign-Up Form

AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for determining and disseminating ways that low/moderate income borrowers' needs can be met through available lending and/or educational programs; maintaining liaison with other groups including nonprofit groups, governmental entities and secondary market agencies.

Rosie Verdin, Chair
MIDLAND STATES BANK
100 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Email: rverdin@midlandsb.com
Phone: (815) 690-5158

LEGAL ISSUES/LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
Mission: Legal and Regulatory Compliance Interacts with state thrift, bank and mortgage industry regulators and supervisory agencies on legal and regulatory compliance issues and trends affecting mortgage lending institutions and their subsidiaries and affiliates. The committee provides policy guidance as appropriate and plans conferences addressing these issues.

Brett Natarelli, Chair
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Email: bnatarelli@manatt.com
Phone: (310) 312-4306

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for recruiting members and exploring ways to attract new members; assisting with dues collection efforts; evaluating and recommending new services which would be of benefit to the membership.

Joe Logan, Chair
Chicago Title Insurance Company

PROGRAMS & NETWORKING COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for providing a forum and educational programs to address mortgage industry issues relating to risk management including fraud detection/prevention, underwriting.

Susan Monahan, Chair
Associated Bank
525 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60661
Email: susan.monahan@associatedbank.com
Phone: (312) 543-5855

John Westermeier, Co-Chair
Contemporary Services, Inc.
2204 Pebble Drive, McHenry, IL 60051
Email: jwestermeier@mortgagestaffing.com
Phone: (815) 777-8700

RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for providing a forum and educational programs to address mortgage industry issues relating to risk management including fraud detection/prevention, underwriting.

Nathan Britsch, Chair
PERL MORTGAGE
2936 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
Email: nbritsch@perlmortgage.com
Phone: (773) 413-6236

Darleen Aragon, Vice Chair
CREDITPLUS
31550 Winterplace Parkway, Salisbury, MD 21804
Email: Darleen.aragon@creditplus.com
Phone: (800) 258.3488

SECONDARY/CAPITAL MARKETS COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for providing a forum and developing educational programs for members involved in the secondary mortgage market; maintaining liaison with appropriate agencies and institutions.

A. Christine Ortigara, Chair
CROSSCHECK COMPLIANCE
810 W. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Email: cortigara@crosscheckcompliance.com
Phone: (312) 361-1115 Cell: (847) 767-1120

Jim Lukas, Vice Chair
Lukas Consulting
Email: jim@lukasconsulting.com

YOUNG MORTGAGE PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE
Mission: Responsible for providing a forum for members who are new or fairly new to the mortgage banking industry, including developing educational and networking opportunities tailored for young mortgage professionals; Interacting with other IMBA committees when appropriate.

John Bradley, Co-Chair
Essent Guaranty
Email: john.bradley@essent.us
Phone: (315) 730-4488

Jason Wroble, Co-Chair
National MI
Email: Jason.wroble@nationalmi.com
Phone: (312) 898-2001

Annual Premier Sponsor Partners

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Annual Sponsor Partners


BuckleySandler, LLP
Chase
Diamond Residential Mortgage Corp.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Radian Guaranty, Inc.
United Guaranty
Wells Fargo
Bank of America
McCalla Raymer Pierce, LLC
Chicago Title Insurance
Essent Guaranty
Fidelity National Title Insurance
First American Title Insurance
Fifth Third Bank
Genworth Mortgage Insurance
Greater Illinois Title
MGIC
Mortgage Services, III
Old Republic National Title Insurance
Standard Bank & Trust
Valuation Partners
U.S. Bank Home Mortgage
Arch MI
Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund
CrossCheck Compliance
Inland Home Mortgage Company
National MI
National Title Solutions