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2018 NAPMW Education Conference and Annual Business Meeting
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4/4/2018 to 4/6/2018
When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Where: Harrah's Las Vegas
3475 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada  89109
United States
Contact: NAPMW

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Join Us On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 through Friday, April 6, 2018

*Members receive $100 off registration

Don’t Miss NAPMW’s Top Conference Promoting Women In Mortgages

We’ve brought together an inspirational lineup of top women — leaders in business, thought leaders, and women who lead the scoreboard of achievement. You’ll want to be part of this extraordinary event, where education meets networking, where personal growth accompanies professional development, and where fun meets awesome. This is where mortgage women meet their future.

We’ve got a top educational agenda, impressive speakers, and a location that can’t be beat. Join us at Las Vegas’s Harrah's Hotel and Casino, where you’ll find yourself at the pinnacle of this impressive conference. With special overnight rates that will make you smile, you’ll be able to fully enjoy the offerings that Vegas has for you at the close of each conference day. So don’t wait to register, and don’t delay in getting your overnight rooms.

Join the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women for our annual gathering. This is the premiere event for women in the mortgage industry. We’ll also feature a packed exhibit area, where attendees will have a chance to meet with some of the industry’s leading companies. In the education sessions, over a meal at the Gala Dinner, or among the many sponsors, you’ll build new relationships, connections and ideas that will help you move your career to the next level.

Harrah's is a beautiful facility, convenient to many entertainment venues, and boasting world-class restaurants, gaming and theater. Expand your experience at the NAPMW Annual with great networking at many of Vegas’ top spots.

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NAPMW – Annual Conference Agenda- Subject To Change


Wednesday – April 4, 2018


2:00 – 5:00           Registration & Exhibitor Set up


5:00 – 6:00           Opening Welcome Cocktail Reception w/ Exhibitors



Thursday – April 5, 2018


7:00-8:30            Breakfast With Exhibitors

8:00 – 8:30         1st Timers Meet & Greet


8:45 – 9:00         Presentation of Colors - Veteran Recognition 

9:00 – 9:30         President Welcome with President Cathy Kantowitz 

                           PNPACK- 1st Timers - Local Association Presidents


9:30 – 9:45        Break - Expo Preview


9:45 -11:15        Keynote Speaker - Valerie Gordon, Founder of Commander-in-She What is the Next Chapter for Your Story?”


Valerie Gordon is overseeing feature stories for ESPN, HBO Sports and CBS News among other networks. Now the founder of Commander-in- She, LLC, a communications and career strategy firm, Valerie combines her background in storytelling with her passion for the important conversations and skills women need to harness the power in their stories; and create meaningful next chapters.


11:15 – 11:30     Break with Exhibtors


11:30- 12:30      Steve Richman – Genworth presenting “Death By Cliché’ & Other Business Buzzwords”


Steve Richman is a national speaker who has energized, taught and motivated more than 120,000 professionals in every state in the US. After years of success as a litigation attorney, Steve entered the mortgage and real estate  profession and has be- come an expert in the high LTV borrower market. He has been a loan officer, account executiveand manager of a mortgage operation. Additionally, Steve has trained Real Estate professionals through state accredited continuing education classes on topics including Real Estate Negotiations, Understanding the Real Estate; Contract and Making Settlement Simple.

12:30- 1:30        Lunch w/ Exhibitors – Expo Open


1:30 - 3:00        K. Gus Dimitrelos - Cyber Forensics 360 “Anti-Theme:Cyber Security in the Finance Industry - Anti-Malware, Anti-Hacker, Anti-Forensic

Showing business owners and Operations the 5 most important tips and steps they can perform daily to verify they are protected or steps to take for protection. He will discuss recent attacks on financial institutions and various data breaches siting specific case studies in recent news. 



Sidebar Sessions

3:00 – 4:00      IL Group - David Stidham, Angelo Adams, Tobi Libbra


Mitigating Loan Risk w/ Lender Placed Insurance Products & Services—An overview of LPI, how it works, coverages & policies, and why your institution needs to be informed! 


3:00 – 4:00     VA Panel-Robin Hart, Alterra/Jackie Weedin, Wells Fargo / Kerri Parker, Veteran’s Land Board Realtor Panel discussion w/ Q&A on VA purchasing, marketing, & loan process 


3:00 – 4:00     MI Panel Discussion - National MI, Genworth, Arch MI, Radian, & Essent Mortgage Insurers will discuss different types of coverages as well as discuss what is cur- rent in the market related to MI and training resources 


4:00 – 5:00     Under Writing Pro Tips - Michael Whitbeck, Co- Founder Uberwriter Tips for Los, Processors, and UW to help increase number of approved loans by truly under- standing ins/outs of guidelines. Ending in an open Q&A! 


4:00 – 5:00     Compliance Discussion - Kimberly Lundquist, FIC

Triaging different areas of mortgage regulatory & compliance daily issues that lenders encounter with real life examples & outcomes. Interactive FAQ session with attendees! 


4:00 – 5:00     Credit Reporting—May Warrick, ACRAnet

Interactive discussion on understanding Credit and your rights and responsibilities under the FCRA 




Friday – April 6, 2018


8:00 – 8:30       Breakfast with Exhibitors


8:30 – 10:15     General Session FNMA, FHA, HUD Panel Discussion - Diverse panel of Agencies will be addressing recent & upcoming changes within the Mortgage Industry in an Interactive Q&A session with attendees 


10:15 – 10:30    Break - Expo Open


10:30 – 11:30    Ken Perry, President & Founder The Knowledge Coop


Since diving into the industry in 1998, Ken Perry has been a relentless innovator in the mortgage and real estate world.His company was one of the nations first training companies to be approved by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to provide pre-licensing and continuing education for originators, Ken has had the opportunity to speak to hundreds of thousands of professionals throughout the country on topics including mortgage and real estate compliance, title and escrow laws, economic and industry updates and forecasts, business development and strategy, and social networking and media. Ken is madly in love with, and quite addicted to, reading laws. He researches andanalyzes every law, rule, and regulation he can get his hands on and has become famous for bringing a unique, not- what-you-expect style of education to his clients by mixing passion and humor with extreme knowledge 


11:30 – 12:30    NAPMW Member Information Swap Meet


12:30 – 2:00     Lunch with Tina Asher, President Asher Career Coaching “Building & Communicating with Your Team” Looking at Team Dynamics to Appreciate the Differences to Achieve Results


-Learn what the 12 Driving Forces are that impel people into decision making and the history behind it
-Discover how to minimize conflicts between team members with opposing drivers and behaviors
-Learn how to approach individuals with different styles in order to become more effective in communicating/selling/managing
-See how our brain and body respond to stressors/conflict and the costs associated to not managing them appropriately

 -Learn what words “not to use” and what words “to use“ when speaking with various behavior styles to find commonground 

-See live examples of committee and board members from the NAPMW in a team dynamic wheel with opposing styles 


2:00 – 2:30           Break – Expo Open


2:30 - 4:00            NAPMW Board Meeting & General Business Meeting


4:00                       Main Ballroom closed


6:00 – 6:45           Cocktail mixer with Exhibitors


7:00 – 11:00        Awards Gala Dinner – Mortgage Masquerade

                            Installation of 2018 NAPMW New Officers




Saturday – April 7, 2018


8:30 – 9:30           Breakfast


9:30 – 11:00        NAPMW Board Meeting


11:00 - Noon       NAPMW Local Association President Training

11:00 - Noon       NAPMW Local Association Treasurer Training


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