Industry Leader Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

first_imgSubscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: Kristina Brewer Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago July 19, 2018 2,396 Views Related Articles 2018-07-19 Kristina Brewer The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: The Industry Pulse: Updates on CoreLogic, NeighborWorks America, and More Next: CoreLogic Partners With TCI for Appraiser Trainee Program  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, Investment, Journal, News Home / Daily Dose / Industry Leader Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago On Thursday, the Council for Inclusion in Financial Services (CIFS) hosted the 2018 CIFS Diversity and Inclusion Awards at the 2018 FinServ Expo, where Ed Delgado, president and CEO of the Five Star Institute, was presented with the Fusion Award for “implementing inclusive practices that produced a culture that embraces a collage of thought, race, gender, generations, and preferences.” These awards were presented to those in the financial services industry who have driven initiatives through philanthropy, technology, and business practices,  and who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to changing the landscape of their industry by cultivating diversity, creating an inclusive culture, and championing underrepresented groups.“Recipients impacted both the financial services industry and the community at large byproving that there is power in inclusion,” said John Darden, Board President of the Council forInclusion in Financial Services. “We applaud their work and are pleased to honor theseinfluencers.”This award was given to Delgado in honor of his efforts toward the formation of the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC), a professional association for mortgage industry operators that provides a platform for collaboration of industry leaders for the advancement of the dialogue surrounding diversity and inclusion.According to the AMDC’s website, the organization helps professionals develop tools and strategies “to create an understanding and appreciation of individual differences in thought, experience, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, style, sexual orientation, and gender identity.” “I am humbled and honored to accept this award,” Delgado said. “Diversity and inclusion are inextricably tied to the future of mortgage banking. It is my honor to work alongside many champions in our industry to ensure that our policies, practices, and workforce reflect the diverse nature of our consumer base.”The additional awardees and award categories are as follows: Lifetime Achievement Award: For demonstrating a life-long commitment to diversity and inclusion initiatives that influenced/transformed the industry—Dwight Robinson, Freddie Mac, Retired.Catalyst Award: For accelerating positive impact in diversity and inclusion through philanthropic efforts and/or initiatives in support of underrepresented groups—Keith and Mara Murray, PCV|VRM, Seeds of Hope, and Candace Russell, Carrington Mortgage Services.Impact Award: For technological innovation that supports/enhances inclusion by increasing access to varied options for market participants—Cheryl Travis-Johnson, The Council for Inclusion in Financial Services.Prism Award: For promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives by educating others on the benefits of expansive thought and embracing differences—Wells Fargo Advisors; as well as Patty Arvielo, New American Funding; Charmaine Brown, Fannie Mae; Darlene Slaughter, United Way; and Tony Thompson, National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America.Trailblazer Award: Influencers who have established new and creative diversity and inclusion initiatives that are currently transforming the industry and/or community—Marcia Davies, Mortgage Bankers Association; Desiree Patno, Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem; and Margo Posey, D/FW Minority Supplier Council.See more stories related to the AMDC below:AMDC Hosts Webinar Covering Inclusive Hiring PracticesLGBT and Mortgage Leaders Collaborate to Better Diversity and InclusionHow Can Mortgage Professionals Promote Diversity? Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Kristina Brewer is the Editorial Assistant of Publications for the Five Star Institute, including DS News and MReport magazine. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT), where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and writing and a minor in global marketing. During this time, she served as Director of Philanthropy in the national women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha, of which she is an alumna. Her passion for philanthropy continued after university when she was an intern at Keep Denton Beautiful, a local partner of Keep America Beautiful, where she drove membership, organized events, and led social media campaigns. Brewer honed her writing at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper where she wrote about faculty, mentorship, and student life. Brewer also previously worked at Optimus Business Plans where she helped start-ups create funding proposals, risk assessments, and management plans. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Industry Leader Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Effortslast_img read more

Traveller Movement Dail protest organiser says Ballyshannon arson was culmination of recent racism

first_img Facebook News WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Google+ Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Previous articleIBOA hits out at Mercer Report as Doherty calls for action on bankers’ payNext articleCanning calls vigilance after Carrowreagh farm incicent News Highland Travellers from across the country will protest outside Leinster House this afternoon in protest at what they say has been a rise in anti-traveller racism.The Irish Traveller Movement says this noticeable rise includes recent comments by public representatives and members of the judiciary, culminating with the burning of a house allocated to a Traveller family in Ballyshannon.They say these incidents have resonated strongly with Travellers nationwide, and a letter will be presented to the Taoiseach and the heads of all political parties calling on them to challenge instances of racism perpetrated by party members.The Irish Traveller Movement’s Director is Bridget Quilligan………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/bridg10.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – March 13, 2013 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Traveller Movement Dail protest organiser says Ballyshannon arson was culmination of recent racism Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson last_img read more