2021 IMBA Mortgage Lending Conference

March 10, 2021 10:00 AM to March 11, 2021 4:00 PM





March 10-11, 2021

Morning Sessions: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Afternoon Sessions:  1:00pm - 3:00pm
Networking:  3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us for our virtual Mortgage Lending Conference!
Register for each session you want to attend!

Registration is free but you must reserve your spot using the links below
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Sessions

10:00am – 10:50am Industry Executives Roundtable

Mike Dulla, President, United Home Loans 

Alex Jacobs, President, Wintrust Mortgage 

Neena Vlamis, President, A & N Mortgage

As leaders in the mortgage industry, our panel of CEOs will share
how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed their business, the road
ahead and emerging trends in the mortgage industry.  This session
is sponsored by ACT Appraisal.

11:00am – 11:50am Residential Real Estate Market Update
Speaker: Dennis Rodkin, Crain's Real Estate Reporter

Dennis Rodkin will share his extensive knowledge of the Chicago
area’s real estate market and his insights on trends at this session
sponsored by Valuation Partners.


1:00pm – 1:50pm Realtor Panel with top Agents

Wendy Lee, Exit Strategy Realty

Laura Fitzpatrick, @Properties

The MB Team: Naja Morris & Michelle Browne, @Properties

Our panel of top real estate agents will discuss how different markets
are faring including the first time homebuyer market and middle and
high end market in both the city and suburbs.


2:00pm – 2:50pm Qualified Mortgages in 2021
Speaker: Solomon Maman, Partner, Noonan and Lieberman

The QM rules are changing again this year; Agency loans are no longer necessarily
exempt from the 43% DTI requirement.  At this session, sponsored by Noonan and Lieberman,
you’ll learn about the new 
rules and how to navigate them with your regulators and partners.

3:00pm – 4:00pm Networking
Enjoy trivia games and videos of IMBA board members making
their favorite drinks.  Attendees can vote on who makes the one!


Thursday, March 11, 2021 Sessions

10:00am – 10:50 am Are you Ready for the URLA Changes?

Denise Rivoal, Digital Products, Fannie Mae
Gretchen Hobbs, Director, Credit Policy, Fannie Mae

The change of the application from the 1003 to the URLA is one of the most significant
changes to the borrower experience in six years.  Hear directly from Fannie Mae on the tips,
tricks, and details of guiding your clients through these changes for a smoother process. 
This session is
sponsored by Chicago Title.


11:00am – 11:50am Beyond Schedule C:
Qualifying the Self-Employed in COVID
Speaker: Richard Lauro, National Training Manager, Radian

This session offers a condensed, advanced focus on business
tax returns for the purposes of mortgage qualification.  The 1084,
K1's and all self-employed tax forms will be reviewed and COVID
related questions will be addressed. 
This session is sponsored by Radian.


1:00pm – 1:50pm Fair Lending/Redlining Primer
Speaker:  Loretta Kirkwood, VP of Compliance, QuestSoft

Fair Lending is more important than ever.  Learn a pragmatic approach
to Redlining and Fair Housing that you can apply to your daily practices.
This session is sponsored by Black Knight.


2:00pm – 2:50pm  Fireside Chat with Seasoned Mortgage
Industry Veterans


Larry Windel, VP, Area Sales Manager, Inland Home Mortgage

Christina Razzi, Sr. Loan Officer, U.S. Bank

Pat Carmody, Senior Certified Mortgage Instructor

In an industry that has seen endless changes over the years, take a moment to reflect with
some of the most experienced leaders in the industry.  At this session, sponsored by Inland Home Mortgage,
enjoy a compare and contrast of how we got here, crazy stories, and perspective of three mortgage careers.
This session is
sponsored by Inland Home Mortgage.


3:00pm – 4:00pm Networking

Network, make some connections and have some fun as you wind
down with your colleagues!


Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities: Conference sponsorship is an ideal way to get the attention of this important audience and position your company as a leader in the industry.  Participation in this event is a highly visible, cost-effective way to reach and network with management, originators, operations managers, compliance managers, appraisers and other in the mortgage industry.  

In additional to what is listed below, all sponsors will be recognized in pre-conference marketing, on website and throughout the virtual conference.  All sponsors will receive list of attendees prior to conference and post conference.

Signature Conference Sponsor: Cost:  $1,995 (3 available) Included: Company logo will be on the sides of the Remo “room” throughout the conference Banner style; Sponsor will be thanked by name at the start and end of each session; Sponsor will receive a complimentary Exhibitor package.

Conference Exhibitor: Cost: $500.00 (Total of 15 - 8 available) Exhibitors will receive a table with their company name and can invite customers or prospective customers to their table; Exhibitors will be offered a preview Remo session to become familiar with the software; they will also receive an early login to network the event; plus a list of attendees prior to conference and post conference.

Cancellations must be received at least 72 hours prior to event to receive a refund.  A $25.00 service fee is assessed on all cancellations.  Payments or contributions to IMBA are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a business expense.  If in doubt, please consult your tax advisor.  




$1,000.00 2021 Platinum Mortgage Lending Conference Session Sponsor