Washington, DC (June 8, 2016) –Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the nomination of Christopher M. George, president and CEO of CMG Financial based in San Ramon, CA, to be its Vice Chairman for the 2017 membership year. He will be elected by MBA members at the Association's 103rd Annual Convention, which will be held this October in Boston, Massachusetts.
"I am extremely pleased to announce the nomination of Chris George to be MBA’s 2017 Vice Chairman," said MBA Chairman Bill Emerson. “Chris has held leadership roles within MBA and the California MBA in recent years, and his experience in these positions, as well as his knowledge and understanding of the industry, will help him serve our diverse membership and their broad range of issues.”
Mr. George is a member of MBA’s Board of Directors, a member of MBA’s State Ambassador Program, and the past Chairman of the California Mortgage Bankers Association. In 2014, he was the recipient of the MBA and Wingspan Gives Back Hall of Honor Award, designed to recognize both corporations and individual corporate leaders who have committed their support to the military community on both a national and local level. Additionally, Mr. George and the CMG Foundation have been top donors to MBA’s Opens Doors Foundation, which sponsors philanthropic activities focused on home and community support.
CMG Financial, of which Mr. George is the founder, president and CEO, is widely known for responsible lending practices, industry and consumer advocacy, market innovation and operational agility. Under Mr. George's direction, CMG has developed into a robust firm making its products and services available to the market nationally through three distinct origination channels, including wholesale lending, correspondent lending and consumer services which also serves the home builder, real estate and credit union communities. In 2012, George established the CMG Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor to support non-profit organizations at both the community and national levels.