Curtis Continues as CMLA Board Member

Curtis Continues as CMLA Board Member

Tidewater Home Funding President/CEO Kim S. Curtis will continue as a board member for the Community Mortgage Lenders of America 2015/2016 term.

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CMLA Names 2015/16 Officers and Board


WASHINGTON - Sept. 21, 2015 - PRLog -- Washington, D.C., September 21, 2015–

The CMLA today announced the appointment of Brooke Anderson-Tompkins as the Association’s Chair for the 2015/2016 term. She is President, 1st Priority Mortgage, Inc., the affiliated mortgage banking company of RealtyUSA, the largest, independent real estate company in New York State, with over 60 offices and 2500 agents and employees. Ms. Anderson-Tompkins thanked Immediate Past Chair Paulina McGrath for her service to CMLA as Chair during her 2014/2015 term.

In addition, the Board confirmed Jeff Kibbey as Chair Elect and Jeff Bode as Secretary Treasurer. Kibbey is Director, Corporate Services and General Counsel, Century Mortgage Company/Century Lending Company, Louisville, KY and Bode is Chairman and CEO, Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Addison, TX. Board members Larry Bell, Mortgage Division Manager, Bank of Idaho and Karen Lieb, Vice President and Operations Manager, AKT American Capital, El Segundo, CA were reelected for another term. J. Sean O’Neill, Vice President, Texas Capital Bank Mortgage Warehouse Division was elected for his first term on the CMLA Board of Directors.

CMLA Board members continuing their terms include: Kim Curtis, President and CEO Tidewater Home Funding; Michael Bailey, Mortgage Chief Administrative Officer, Yadkin Valley Bank; Paulina McGrath, President and Co-Owner, Republic State Mortgage Co. and Mike McHugh, President, CHL Mortgage, a division of Freedom Mortgage.


About the CMLA

CMLA is the only trade association solely dedicated to advocating for independent, community-based residential mortgage lenders. Founded in 2009, The CMLA is committed to the preservation of a thriving independent mortgage lending sector, which increases competition in the industry and, thus, provides borrowers with greater choice and lower costs. The CMLA membership includes lenders nationwide that, collectively, originate more than $100 billion worth of residential mortgage loans annually. The CMLA works to ensure the interests of its members are effectively represented before members of Congress, Federal regulators and the Executive branch.

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