2021 Virtual State Conference


Virtual State Conference
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

9:00 am – 1:00 pm HST
 
This year’s MBAH Virtual State Conference, “It’s A Whole New (Mortgage) World” featured presentations by key speakers who shared valuable information and insights on current industry news and trends.
FEATURED SPEAKERS
Rob Chrisman
Rob is the publisher of the widely read Mortgage News Daily and the undisputed mortgage market expert in translating the industry’s trends. Find out what is happening and what we can expect through the rest of 2021.
Steve Sorge
Vice President of Corporate Development, Essent Guaranty
Steve is responsible for public policy, industry relations and GSE relations for Essent Guaranty. Prior to joining Essent, Steve was with Bank of America for 12 years managing Counterparty Relations and various Risk Management roles for their Home Loans business. He also worked in GE Capital’s mortgage insurance and mortgage servicing businesses for 15 years. Steve graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management.
Paul H. Brewbaker, Ph.D., CBE
Paul is the Principal of TZ Economics, a Hawaii economics consultancy. His background in research on the Hawaii economy and financial risk analytics stems from a 25-year affiliation with Bank of Hawaii, concluding as its Chief Economist. Paul is able to translate the complicated market workings and forecasts for us Mortgage Bankers and has a unique Hawaii based perspective. This is not one to miss with so much going on!
Danny Gardner
SVP of Client and Commitment Engagement, FreddieMac
Danny has over 25 years in the mortgage banking arena including as a leader of CRA lending for Citibank and Capital One. He and his team support Freddie Mac clients by educating them on the availability and use of our affordable-related products and programs, including the Home Possible® suite of mortgage products and our CreditSmart Financial Literacy Program. Be sure to hear all of the latest updates from FreddieMac!
Derek Lau, Realtor
Derek is the Broker-Owner of Real Estate Specialists and the President of the Hawaii Realtors. He has 17 years of experience as a full-time Realtor doing property management and helping buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties. He graduated from Punahou School and the University of Oregon with a BS in Computer and Information Science and previously worked as a software design engineer.