The Legislative Committee is tasked with influencing policies and laws related to the mortgage industry, in order to help better serve the mortgage lender as it relates to regulation for all VMLA members.

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The Member Services Committee was formed to meet the needs of potential and existing VMLA members. It solicits new members, reviews all membership applications, updates and verifies membership records, works with the local chapters in dealing with membership issues and assists members and potential members with any questions they may have.

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About Us

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


Dan Kern
VHDA
P: 804-343-5746

OFFICE COORDINATOR


Lisa Skelton

VMLA Headquarters

P: 804-819-4754

F: 804-495-8495

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Board of Directors 2018 / VMLA Board of Directors

BLUE RIDGE DIRECTOR 2019

Bobby Fothergill
Virginia Title Center
P: 540-772-0585

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VICE-PRESIDENT


Nate Smith
TowneBank Mortgage
P: 804-337-7014         


AT-LARGE

Hal Dalton 
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 

P: 804-327-5515

PAST-PRESIDENT


Chip Glover
TowneBank Mortgage
P: 804-757-687-5053

Committees

VMLA has several member committees who carry out important functions for the association. If you would like to get involved and make a difference, follow the "Join committee" email links below.

The Education Committee coordinates the efforts of the education program; and to provide educational opportunities as needed.  This year the committee will be planning the Lending & Real Estate Compliance Conference in March.


 
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Walt Lyons 
VMLA Headquarters
P: 804-819-4746

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AT-LARGE

 
Mary Beth Baker
Powell Valley National Bank
P: 276-346-1414


Convention

VMLA Associate Directors

CENTRAL VIRGINIA DIRECTOR 2019


Kevin Russell
FM Mortgage
​P: 540-208-1839



EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Walt Lyons 
VMLA Headquarters
P: 804-819-4746
F: 804-495-8495
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The Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association (VMLA) is a trade association composed of mortgage lenders, brokers and affiliated industry associates. The association is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the mortgage lending system. The VMLA Board of Directors encourages its members to use sound and ethical business practices in the making, marketing and servicing of mortgage loans. We promise to keep our members informed of changes in mortgage laws and pending legislation that affect the real estate and mortgage business.



The mission of the Convention Committee is to provide a forum for effective exchange of knowledge, trends, ideas, practices and innovations related to the mortgage profession, as well as facilitate a proficient outreach to vendors and suppliers of mortgage related services and products for usage by VMLA members.

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PRESIDENT

Chip Beveridge
US Bank
P: 703-508-2555


Education

Legislative

AT-LARGE


Tim Sheehy
SunTrust Mortgage
P: 804-752-9669


TREASURER


Kevin Darcey 
US Bank
P: 703-624-7618


AT-LARGE

Fred Levine
Guaranteed Rate
P: 804-977-9451


VMLA Staff

VMLA Local Chapter Directors 2019


AT-LARGE

Bill Herbert
First Bank & Trust
P: 434-401-3798


AT-LARGE

Sarah Stedfast
NewTowne Mortgage
P: 757-687-5039


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


Kellie Steger
Radian Guaranty, Inc
P: 804-263-1701

Member Services

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


Steve Chilton
MGIC
P: 804-305-6580

4490 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060  •   Phone 804-819-4754  •  Fax 804-495-8495  •  Email - Click Here

PENINSULA DIRECTOR 2018-2019

Keith Freeland

Movement Mortgage
P: 757-585-4926

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RICHMOND DIRECTOR 2018-2019

Russ Mask
U.S. Bank
P: 804-928-1896

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NORTHERN  VIRGINIA DIRECTOR 2019

Sumeeth Theruvath
LoanDepot
P: 804-839-8776

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TIDEWATER DIRECTOR 2019

Dan Fowler

Prime Lending
P: 757-671-2643

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PRESIDENT-ELECT


Clavis Smith

Assurance Financial Group

P: 804-256-2939