Conference Schedule


1:00P.M. - 5:00P.M.


5:30P.M. - 6:30P.M.

Cocktail Hour "Welcome Toast” Jered Helton, SVP Regional Manager Umpqua Bank

6:30P.M. - 8:30P.M.

Dinner - Outdoor Salmon Bake overlooking the Columbia River Gorge


Networking - 1977 Era Music Honoring the 40th Anniversary


7:30A.M. - 8:30A.M.

Breakfast - Sponsored by Q10

8:30A.M. - 8:45A.M.

Ken Larsen, EVP, Mortgage Banking Director, Banner Bank - Open Conference

8:45A.M. - 9:15A.M.

Tom Hendrickson, EVP Associated Mortgage, Historical Perspective of the Conference and Lending over the Years

9:15A.M. - 9:20A.M.

Exhibitor #1 - Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs

9:20A.M. - 9:35A.M.


9:35A.M. - 11:00A.M.

Panel: "Developing Leaders and the Power of Culture" Moderated by Ken Larsen


  • Gary Duffy - Home Lending Production Director Umpqua Bank
  • Gordon Zimmerman - CEO Citizens Bank
  • Melissa Stashin - President, Pacific Residential Mortgage
  • Bruce Dickinson - SVP Mortgage Lending, First Tech Credit Union


11:00A.M. - 11:05A.M.

Exhibitor #2 - First Choice Appraisal

11:00A.M. - 12:00P.M.

Break / Prepare for Activities

12:00P.M. - 1:00P.M.

Lunch - Sponsored by CIS

1:00P.M. - 5:00P.M.

Golf Tournament - Sponsored by Essent and Federal Home Loan Bank

Hiking – Sponsored by Advanced AMC, Inc.

Zip Lining – Please contact Skamania Lodge

6:00P.M. - 7:00P.M.

Cocktail Hour

6:50P.M. - 7:00P.M.

Golf Awards Presentation

7:00P.M. - 7:30P.M.

Matt Markee, President Markee & Associates, Inc., Oregon Legislation on Mortgage Lending for 2017 - Upcoming

7:00P.M. - 9:00P.M.

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner


7:30A.M. - 8:30A.M.

Breakfast - Sponsored by NMI

Moderator - Mike Olden, VP - American Reporting Company

8:30A.M. - 9:00A.M.

Jay Hughes, EVP Sales and Business Development, MGIC - Morning Moderator and “Observations from 14,982 Sales Calls on Mortgage Lenders”

9:00A.M. - 10:00A.M.

Chris George, CMG CEO, President, Vice Chairman MBA: MBA Update – 10 Hot Topics

10:00A.M. - 10:05A.M.

Exhibitor #3 - Ellie Mae

10:05A.M. - 10:15A.M.

Break - Snacks Sponsored by ARC

10:15A.M. - 10:20A.M.

Exhibitor #4 - Pavaso

10:20A.M. - 11:15A.M.

Panel: Capital Markets / Single Security – Moderator: David Battany, EVP Capital Markets, Guild Mortgage and MBA Residential Board of Governors

  • Mickey Maloney - Fannie Mae
  • Thomas N. Smith - Technology Account Manager, FHLMC

11:15A.M. - 12:15P.M.

Rob Chrisman, Mortgage Industry Update- What's current and what's on the horizon? Concerns? Trends?

12:15P.M. - 1:15P.M.


1:15P.M. - 2:15P.M.

Stephen Happel, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Arizona State University – Sponsored by Banner Bank

2:15P.M. - 2:20P.M.

Exhibitor #5 - Mercury Network

2:20P.M. - 2:30P.M.


2:30P.M. - 3:45P.M.

Matt Tully, VP Government and Industry Relations, Essent “Political Impact on Mortgage Lending”

3:45P.M. - 3:50P.M.

Exhibitor #6 - B of I Federal Bank


End of Sessions

5:00P.M. - 6:00P.M.

Cocktails on the Lawn - Sponsored by Impac

6:00P.M. - 9:00P.M.

Outdoor Dinner "Portland Food Cart Experience"

Concert in the Outdoor Amphitheater performed by "One Brick Shy"


7:30A.M. - 8:30A.M.


8:30A.M. - 8:40A.M.

Opening Remarks - Jered Helton

8:40A.M. - 8:55A.M.

$500 Drawing - Sponsored by Genworth MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

8:55A.M. - 9:00A.M.

Exhibitor #7 - Home Point Financial

9:00A.M. - 10:00A.M.

Panel: "Local, Regional and National Appraisal Intelligence" Moderated by Francios Madath - President, American Reporting Company

  • John Brenan - Appraisal Foundation
  • Pat Cole - Cole & Co. Appraisal Services
  • Duane Peterson - Chief Appraiser, Homestreet Bank

10:00A.M. - 11:00A.M.

  • Mickey Maloney -  Fannie Mae
  • Thomas N. Smith - Technology Account Manager, FHLMC


Conference Concludes

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Attendees should make their reservations in advance (but can do it when they check-in at Skamania). Cost is $99.00 plus tax and the tour will last 2 – 2.5 hours.


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