Thank you to our speakers, sponsors & partners!

“For over 50 years NAMB has been a key figure in guiding the nation’s landscape in terms of laws & best practices that improve home buying experiences of borrowers & the livelihoods of mortgage professionals,” said Valerie Saunders, NAMB President.

“This week NAMB was able to secure the finest speakers & thought leaders for our members to gain tools & be heard, all designed to improve our members ability to serve clients while offering direct access to lawmakers.”


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Agenda at a Glance*

Monday, April 15, 2024

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference


The conference kicks off with our DEI Day, where we take a deep dive into the issues around diversity, equity & inclusion, and discuss potential solutions. Gain insight into how industry experts are addressing these challenges.

Click here for the day’s roster!

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Day two is filled with high-level legislative and regulatory speakers and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear what’s happening in Washington, DC that affects you and your business!

7am – 6pm

8 – 9am

9 – 9:15am Opening Remarks by President Valerie J. Saunders, CRMS

9:30am John E. Bell III, Executive Director, Loan Guaranty Service (LGY) Veterans Benefits Administration

John E. Bell III began serving as Executive Director, Loan Guaranty Service, on June 21, 2022. He is responsible for delivering VA Home Loan Benefits to his fellow Veterans. Mr. Bell has extensive mortgage industry experience having served in leadership roles with nationwide lenders for over 20 years before starting his career with VA in 2010. Mr. Bell’s top priorities are ensuring that VA home loan benefits are the product of choice for Veterans and that Loan Guaranty is the VA program of choice for his 900 talented staff.

10am Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH)

Rep. Warren Davidson represents Ohio’s 8th Congressional District. He is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, House Financial Services Committee, where he is focused on policies that help grow our economy, instill fiscal discipline, advance innovation, and limit runaway government expansion that threatens to bankrupt America.

10:30am Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver II (D-MO)

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II is now serving his tenth term representing Missouri’s Fifth Congressional District, the home district of President Harry Truman. He is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services; Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance; member of Subcommittee on Capital Markets; and member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission.

11:30am The Honorable Sandra L. Thompson, FHFA Director

The Honorable Sandra L. Thompson was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden to serve as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and was sworn in on June 22, 2022.  Thompson has over 40 years of private and public sector finance experience, with expertise in supervision, consumer protection, risk management, and consumer outreach. Prior to leading the agency, Thompson serv​ed as ​Deputy Director of the Division of Housing Mission and Goal​s (DHMG) since March 2013, overseeing FHFA’s housing and regulatory policy, capital policy, fair lending, and mission-critical activities for the regulated government-sponsored entities of ​​Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks.

12:30pm Adrianne Todman, Deputy Secretary of HUD

Adrianne Todman is the 12th Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has dedicated her career to improving people’s lives & strengthening neighborhoods through housing & strong community development.

Deputy Secretary Todman served as the CEO of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) from 2017 to June 2021. During her tenure, she improved the association’s financial standing & business operations, created a member-centric culture, and advocated for funding & policies to preserve & develop affordable housing and help communities thrive.

1:30pm Jeff Markowitz, Freddie Mac, Deputy CAO

Jeff Markowitz will provide a GSE update, which will cover Freddie Mac company priorities; the state of the housing market; accomplishments related to affordable housing (2023 numbers, DPA One, $2,500 VLIP credit), equity (SPCPs, LPA enhancements) and Duty to Serve as well as what’s in store for the year ahead.

2:30pm Brandon Milhorn, President and CEO, CSBS

Brandon Milhorn brings to CSBS nearly three decades of advocacy, policy, legal and regulatory experience, primarily in and around Washington, D.C., including five years in critical senior leadership roles with the FDIC, seven years in the private sector with Raytheon and over a decade of service as counsel to the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Intelligence, the CIA, and in two prominent U.S. Court clerkships.

He is an experienced and innovative executive who has led and transformed large dispersed teams of over 6,000 highly qualified corporate and field professionals, devised and managed budgets exceeding $2 billion for enterprise-wide initiatives including complex technology deployments, and worked collaboratively, transparently and constructively with regulators and policymakers nationwide to enhance the safety and soundness of the U.S. economy and for the benefit of the various constituents he has served.

3pm Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)(invited)

Senator Jack Reed represents the state of Rhode Island and currently chairs the Committee on Armed Services and is a member of the Appropriations Committee, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and the Select Committee on Intelligence.

In addition, he is the sponsor of S. 3502, the Homebuyers’ Privacy Protection Act which would end the dangerous practice of trigger leads which hurts consumers and damages the overall mortgage marketplace.

3:30 – 4:15pm Lobby Day Training on Current Issues

4:30 – 5:30pm Event Wrap-Up

7pm NAMBPAC Auction

Join NAMB and NAMBPAC, our Political Action Committee, for our annual auction.  All proceeds raised go to benefit NAMBPAC whose purpose is to raise money to elect and re-elect candidates who have a clear understanding of the topics at the forefront of the mortgage broker industry and who support our initiatives.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Day three is your time to lobby on Capitol Hill with your fellow mortgage professionals. Visit with your representatives & senators and discuss the issues that are important to you.

9am – 4pm
Lobby With Your State on Capitol Hill

4:30pm – 6pm
Lobby Day Breakdown Reception

*Agenda subject to change.

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