Freedom Mortgage was pleased to participate in the Mortgage Bankers Association 100th Annual Convention and Expo in Washington DC during the end of October.
Here’s our recap of how Freedom Mortgage participated in the convention and expo.
MBA 100 Kick Off Reception
President and CEO Stanley Middleman and Executive Vice Presidents George Henley and Les Acree welcomed 60 Freedom Mortgage Team Members with an opening reception at the Grand Hyatt.Â There were gift bags, name tags and Â Conference registrations badges for all.
Freedom Mortgage was proud to sponsor President George W Bush and Governor John Ellis Bush for the keynote speech on Tuesday, October 29th.
Freedom Mortgage President & CEO Stanley Middleman gave the introduction to President George W Bush & Governor John Ellis Bush.
Stanley Middleman is pictured here shaking John Ellis Bush’s Hand.
Former President George W Bush shared his insight on leadership, the mortgage industry and personal stories from time in office and afterwards. His jokes lit up the room as the audience laughed.
Sharing moments from his presidency including the attacks on 9/11 and when Osama Bin Laden was found, the whole auditorium was very attentive.
The moderator, Mortgage Bankers Association President & CEO David H. Stevens guided the conversation with President Bush & Governor Bush for over an hour.
MBA 100 Â Convention & Expo
In just two days Freedom Mortgage held over 200 meetings in three private meeting rooms at Grand Hyatt Hotel.
Freedom Mortgage met thousands of mortgage professionals from across the industry on the Expo floor at the Freedom Mortgage booth.
Freedom Mortgage Sponsors USO Benefit & America Concert
Freedom Mortgage also held a concert benefitting the USO at the Warner Theatre in Washington DC.
The concert featuredÂ Grammy award winning band America know for their hits âHorse With No Nameâ, âVentura Highwayâ, âSister Golden Hairâ and âSandmanâ.Â Â The original band member, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, sons of US Servicemen, also reflected on our great country and those who serve in our military.
The concert entertained 650 guests. Â The VIP check-in table crew checked in 250 guests.
The Freedom Mortgage Wholesale Executive team took a moment to pose for a group shot before the concert.
Â America played a full set list for a well attended auditorium. The party had over 650 guests, joined together to support the USO.
A few of the USO supporters and friends of Freedom Mortgage met the band before the concert. Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell were gracious with all of the guests.
For the complete photos from the MBA 100, please visit our Flickr page.
Readers, did you visit the MBA 100?