California MBA Future Leaders 2024 Apply to be a part of the 2024 class today!

What is the Future Leaders Program?

The purpose of this program is to develop skills to become the next generation of mortgage bankers

The California MBA Future Leaders Program is an immersive and transformative experience that equips aspiring mortgage banking professionals with the necessary tools to succeed. Candidates will benefit from exclusive mentorship and guidance from industry experts in a variety of functional areas, such as Licensing, IT Infrastructure, Origination Strategies and Structures, Marketing, Capital Markets Execution, Compliance & Legal, DE&I Initiatives, Affordable Housing, and Servicing. Not only will program participants develop the skills to become the next generation of mortgage bankers, but their strategic and tactical solutions to contemporary challenges will bring immediate wins to their firms. Moreover, participants will have access to a range of California MBA events and webinars, increasing their knowledge and skills, as well as their networks. Upon completion, they will have created a comprehensive final project, and be equipped with the skills and resources to become true leaders in their companies.

Program members will attend several of the California MBA’s events during the year and are invited to attend all California MBA events, on a complimentary basis (conference registration waived - Valued at over $2,000), for the year in which they participate. Included at each of the events are opportunities to attend business sessions and networking functions. Additionally, the California MBA will host an exclusive event for the program members at several of the events listed below.

Pooling together aspiring leaders from different sectors of the industry to create a one of a kind experience for growth, and networking today, but also for a lifetime!
  • Attending content rich sessions on various aspects of mortgage lending and leadership
  • Increasing knowledge and skills, as well as networks
  • Creating a comprehensive final team project
2023 Future Leaders Graduating Class
Course Sessions & Topics

Sessions and Topics

  • Program Kickoff (April 23rd, 2024 | Legislative Day, Sacramento, CA)
  • Mortgage Innovators Conference (May 8-10, 2024| Anaheim, CA)
  • Western Secondary Market Conference (August 19-21, 2024 | Palos Verdes, CA)
  • Western States CREF Conference (September 4-6, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV)
  • Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference (December | Orange County, CA)
  • Final team presentations to the Calif MBA Board of Directors at Annual Retreat
  • Bi-Monthly virtual meetings featuring content from accomplished mortgage banking leaders
  • Meetings with Team Mentors throughout the project to collaborate on final project

Conference Participation

As a 2024 California MBA Future Leader, conference registration fees are waived to all four conferences. Here are a few recap videos from 2023 to give you some ideas of what to expect from your conference experience.

2023 Western Secondary Market Conference Recap

2023 Western States CREF Conference Recap

2023 Mortgage Innovators Conference Recap

Interested in applying? Complete the online application, or print, fill and email the printable application and a member of the California MBA Team will be in contact with you!