WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 14, 2021)– The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has presented its annual Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award to Felecia Bowers of Homeowners Financial Group. The award, presented to Bowers yesterday at MBA’s Regulatory Compliance Conference, recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in pursuit of the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) certificate and designation.

“Felecia has been instrumental in the creation and development of the CMCP’s educational curriculum, and her support with this program has been unwavering. I am honored to present her with this year’s Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award,” said Bob Broeksmit, CMB, MBA’s President and CEO. “With more than 35 years experience in the real estate finance industry, Felecia has consistently gone above and beyond to help her industry peers succeed, and has shown true dedication to ensuring that regulatory compliance practices are well-maintained.”

In her current role as SVP, Director of Compliance and Servicing, Bowers is responsible for managing the compliance management program for Homeowners. She has been a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) via the Institute of Certified Bankers since 1993, and holds a U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certification as a Direct Endorsement Underwriter.

The Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award was established in the name of Ken Markison, following his retirement from MBA in 2017. While at MBA, Markison was in the vanguard of educating members and was the principal architect behind MBA’s Compliance Essentials program. He is also nationally recognized as one of the leading experts in government housing regulations, and led the efforts for industry input on “Know Before You Owe” or TRID rule, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), loan officer compensation matters, and countless other regulations.

For more information on the CMCP certificate and designation program, visit www.mba.org/CMCP.

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