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Mortgage Industry to Convene for Pandemic Discussions

On May 6, join industry leaders in a virtual summit to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the industry. The Mortgage Industry Pandemic Summit, hosted by Altisource and Lenders One in partnership with The Five Star Institute, MBA, Forrester, and National Mortgage News, will feature leading experts discussing the major operational challenges facing mortgage and real estate companies and the financial industry at a time when people are avoiding face-to-face contact during the COVID-19 outbreak. It will include live webinars, roundtable discussions, and panels online so attendees can watch and learn from the convenience and safety of their offices or homes.

The COVID-19 virus is quickly changing the way we live and conduct business in every industry, including mortgage and real estate. This multi-session event will provide vital and insightful information on maintaining service stability and client commitment during the evolving challenges ahead.

The agenda includes:

Keynote: State of the Mortgage Industry Based on the Impact of COVID-19

  • Jack V. Konyk—Executive Director of Government Affairs, Weiner Brodsky Kider PC (moderator)
  • Rob Chrisman—President, Chrisman LLC
  • Marcia Davies—COO, Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Ed Delgado—President and CEO, Five Star Global
  • William B. Shepro—CEO and Chairman, Board of Directors, Altisource

The Economists Magic 8 Ball: What to Expect in the Next Year

  • DJ VanDeusen—VP, Financial Planning and Analysis, Altisource (moderator)
  • Michael Fratantoni—Chief Economist, SVP, Research and Industry Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Rick Sharga—President & CEO, CJ Patrick Company
  • Mark Vitner—Managing Director and Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

Lessons Learned: What the 2008 Mortgage Crisis Can Teach Us

  • John Vella—Chief Revenue Officer, Altisource (moderator)
  • David Griege—Chairman, Paramount Bank
  • Ben Purser—Chief Risk Officer, Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing
  • Gagan Sharma—President and CEO, BSI Financial
  • Michael Waldron—Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer, Bayview Loan Servicing

Workforce Tetris: Lining Up Resources With Today’s Needs

  • Dave Colford—Chief Revenue Officer, Arizent (moderator)
  • Matthew Clarke—COO and CFO, Churchill Mortgage Corporation
  • Mike Fontaine—COO and CFO, Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc.
  • Kandy White—SVP and Head of Global Operations, Altisource

Government Update: How Emergency Actions Are Impacting the Market

  • Wes Iseley—Senior Managing Director, Carrington Holding Company, LLC (moderator)
  • Eric Kaplan—Director, Housing Finance Program, Milken Institute
  • Paul Leonard—SVP for Government Affairs, Housing Policy Council
  • Dror Oppenheimer—Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Edward Pinto—Resident Fellow & Director, American Enterprise Institute Housing Center

The Summit will also include four industry roundtable breakout sessions delving into:

  • Servicing
  • Originations
  • Vendor Management
  • Business Continuity Planning and Execution During a Pandemic

The first three sessions are limited to 15 attendees in order to create an intimate environment that is conducive to an open and frank conversation about the challenges we are facing. These three sessions are invitation only to ensure the group is small, focused, and private. You can request an invitation here.

You can register for the Summit here.

About Author: Seth Welborn

Seth Welborn is a Harding University graduate with a degree in English and a minor in writing. He is a contributing writer for MReport. An East Texas Native, he has studied abroad in Athens, Greece and works part-time as a photographer.

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