Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partner Robert Maddox has been named a Master Faculty Fellow by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The honor is bestowed on industry practitioners who have contributed significantly to programming given at the MBA’s School of Mortgage Banking. Only those who have gone through a rigorous assessment by industry leaders are named Master Faculty Fellows.
“We congratulate Robert on this distinct honor from a respected industry organization,” said firm chairman Beau Grenier. “As his colleagues, we already know the level of knowledge and experience he brings to his work. It is nice to see this recognized in such a prominent way.”
In order to be named a Master Faculty Fellow, practitioners must have delivered a minimum of nine presentations at the School of Mortgage Banking, obtaining excellent scores on student evaluations 90% of the time. They must also be active in developing curriculum and assist in updating test questions and course materials.
Mr. Maddox, whose practice focuses on mortgage litigation and compliance, has been an instructor with the School of Mortgage Banking since 2002. He also serves on the MBA’s Education, Litigation and Quality Assurance subcommittees. Mr. Maddox is a Certified Mortgage Banker, one of only a handful of attorneys in the country who have achieved this status. He holds a J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, and an M.A. and two B.A. degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
About the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation's residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,200 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field. For additional information, visit MBA's Web site: www.mortgagebankers.org.