Knoxville Mortgage Bankers Association
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Welcome to the Knoxville Mortgage Bankers Association website!
The KMBA is the proud recipient of the 2013 Chapter of the Year award from the Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association.
The Knoxville chapter of the Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association is committed to promoting professionalism within the industry through valuable networking and educational opportunities, as well as supporting and promoting our membership, local nonprofit and charitable organizations. By holding ourselves to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in the mortgage industry, we aim to deliver value and leadership through our resources and expertise.
The KMBA membership includes a variety of professionals from the mortgage banking industry and related fields as well. Members are mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, title companies, attorneys, appraisers, credit reporting agencies, realty professionals, and insurance companies.
Join us on March 10th as KMBA plays host to our award-winners from 2014!
Helping us celebrate will be special guest speaker Kelle Shultz, President/CEO of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. Kelle has served with the organization since 1994, and is a native Knoxvillian and a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Her many accomplishments include:
She has participated in Habitat for Humanity global trips to Nicaragua, Nepal, Appalachia, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Kelle is a graduate of the 1999 Leadership Knoxville class and the 2002 class of University of Tennessee Associates. Proudly, she serves on the Board of Visitors for the College of Arts and Sciences for the University of Tennessee. She has also participated in nonprofit leadership programs at Harvard Business School and the University of Tennessee.
Barbara Brown has been in the mortgage industry over 35 years and with Regions for 32 years. She currently serves as the manager of the Quality Assurance, Compliance and Risk Mitigation area for Consumer Lending.
Her previous experiences with AmSouth/Regions includes Servicing Manager, IT Manager, Acquisition Due Diligence, Compliance, Post Closing and Operations. Her current management responsibilities include implementation and monitoring of regulatory policies and procedures, the Quality Control audit programs, the Risk Mitigation/Fraud Investigation and the system support team for Consumer Lending division of Regions Bank.
Barbara is active in the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama and was the state President in 2006-2007. She serves on several national mortgage committees including the Interthinx Fraud Advisory Council, the MBA Legal and Regulatory Sub-committee, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Quality Control/Risk Sub-Committee.