April 12th In-Person Tradeshow and Sessions

Tradeshow: 12 noon-2pm
Sessions: 10am-12 noon & 2-4pm
Mix and Mingle: 4-5pm

Crowne Plaza

5303 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa, Fl 

Click here for directions!

Register for 1 session per hour. Each class has a max. capacity.

April 12th registration allows you entry to all sessions, the Tradeshow and lunch! 

For April 12th and combined April 11th & 12th attendee registration, click here! 

Develop New Business & Overcome Conflict By Applying Emotional Intelligence Strategies

Speaker: Nathaniel Bittman, NMLS# 839723

Time: 10-11:50 am


Ph#: 813-382-2653

Join motivational speaker Nathaniel Bittman in a new session entitled "Applying Emotional Intelligence and Scientific Strategic Techniques to gain more Realtors, Referral Partners & New Business"! Click here for more!

Commercial Loan Overview

Speaker: Don Marshall

Time: 10-10:50am

Email: don.marshall@commercialfunds.com

Ph#: (321) 400-9060

Website: http://www.commercialfunds.com/

Understanding the basics of commercial lending.


Speaker: Denise Santa Maria

Email: dsantamaria@archmi.com

Ph#: (386) 847-4542


Panel: How to structure QM financing where none seems possible: Exceptions for condos, using 2nds to enable QM refinance, customized PMI 


Panelists: Denise Santa Maria/Arch PMI, Dee Albanes/Parkside Lending; John Racicot/Union Home Mortgage

Time: 10-10:50am

  1. Learn how to use customized PMI with Arch MI

  2. Learn how to get a Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac condo exception

  3. Learn how to provide a refinance for portfolio conventional mortgage or replace resetting interest only loan with 2nd mortg/HELOC

  Moderator: Pam Marron

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Speaker: Dee Albanese, Acct. Exec.

Email: Deea@parksidelending.com

Ph#: 727-243-8460

Website: https://www.parksidelending.com/

Speaker: John Racicot

Email: jracicot@unionhomemortgage.com

Ph#: 727-641-3576



Speaker: David Gold, Acct. Exec.

Email: davidgold4@hotmail.com

Ph#: 407-399-6120


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Down payment Programs Available for Brokers

Speaker: David Gold/Land and Home; Rita Kikoen/Loan Stream

Time: 11-11:50am

Down payment 1st and 2nd mortgages with a growing number of wholesale lenders! Find out details as we premiere two of these companies!

Speaker: Rita Kikoen, Acct. Exec.

Email: rkikoen@lsmortgage.com

Ph#: 708-250-5858

Website: https://loanstreamwholesale.com/


Bryan is Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel of Innovative Mortgage Services, Inc. Bryan has served as a professional in the mortgage industry for more than twenty-seven years.

Marketing Do's and Don'ts

Speaker: Bryan Ehrlich, Innovative Mortgage CEO

Time: 11-11:50am


Email: bryan@innovativemlo.com

Ph#: 813-421-1892

Website: https://www.innovativemlo.com/

1.  Marketing and advertising compliance - federal and state.
2.  Marketing and advertising tools - social media, press, television and radio, email, etc.
3.  Marketing and advertising resources.

Needed at the Beginning to Make the End Easier! Advice from a veteran mortgage processing manager

Speaker: Justine Vega, Justine Vega - NMLS 197908, SalezTrax

Time: 2-2:50pm


Email: Justine@saleztrax.com

Ph#: (727) 483-9820

Website: https://saleztrax.com/

Learn tips from a seasoned processing mgr. about how to prepare best upfront for a smooth closing. Justine has seen it all! 

Speaker: Nadja Vital, Freddie Mac Affordable Lending Regional Mgr-Southeast 

Email: nadja_vital@freddiemac.com

Ph#: 703-918-8511


Explaining FNMA and FHLMC 97% Affordable Programs

Speakers: Nadja Vital with Freddie Mac; Candice Racine and Beth Larson with Essent PMI 

Time: 2-2:50pm

Speaker: Candice Racine

Email: candice.racine@essent.us

Ph#: 813-340-3534

Website: https://www.essent.us/

Speaker: Beth Larson

Email: beth.larson@essent.us


Website: https://www.essent.us/

Hear about Essent PMI MLO tool.


Panelist: Julie Sakadales, Acct. Exec.

Email: JSAKADALES@mimutual.com


Website: http://www.mimutual.com/

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Panel: Construction/Perm and Renovation Loans explained

Panelists: Midwest Loan Solutions, Plaza Mortgage and Michigan Mutual

Time: 2-2:50pm

Moderator: Nathaniel Bittman

Hear about both renovation and construction perm loans for FHA, VA and conventional mortgages from our panel!


Panelist: Tim Kilaris, SVP/Eastern Div Mgr

Email: tkalaris@midwestloansolutions.com

Ph#:  248 327-4971

Website: http://midwestloansolutions.com/

Panelist: Mark Boleky, Sales Manager
Email: mark.boleky@plazahomemortgage.com

Ph#: 904.332.6380 ext 2409

Website: https://www.plazahomemortgage.com/

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Credit Tools "Must Have's" and how to use for a Loan Originator

Speaker: Theresa McCoy, CIC Credit

Time: 3-3:50pm

Email: tmccoy@ciccredit.com

Ph#: 813-205-1397

Website: https://www.ciccredit.com/

Find out the difference between credit tools Wayfinder and What If? Simulator, how you can find date of FCL when included in bankruptcy and how to see breakdown of 3 bureaus (Experian, Trans Union and Equifax) in Meridian Link format . 

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How Housing Counselors Can Help Originators to Assist Clients with Credit and DPA

Speaker: Wanda Burling, Vice President Special Projects Tampa Bay CDC 

Time: 3-3:50pm

Email: wanda@tampabaycdc.org

Ph#: (727) 442-7075 X 126

Website: https://tampabaycdc.org/

Hear about a pilot program that has started in Tampa Bay that connects HUD approved housing counselors to loan originators to assist clients with credit help and down payment assistance!


Speaker: Amy Marsh, Correspondent Sales Director, Western Region

Email: Adriana.Batista@carringtonms.com

Ph#: 813-390-8840


The Non-QM World

Speaker: Carrington Wholesale and HomeXpress

Time: 3-3:50pm

Learn about a world of Non-QM portfolio loans! A wholesaler matrix of known Non-QM programs available through FAMP affiliate wholesalers will be placed on this website after April 12th!

Speaker: Brian P Butler/Area Sales Manager

Email: bbutler@homexmortgage.com

Ph#: 727.420.9419


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"Mix and Mingle" at Crowne Plaza

Time: 4-5pm


Network with mortgage professionals, wholesalers and affiliate servicers to end the unique 2 day Gulf Coast/Suncoast FAMP Tech Day and Tradeshow! The Crowne Plaza is a newly remodeled boutique hotel and our event will be one the firsts held since the remodel! Click here for reservations at the Crowne Plaza

Want Info. About GC FAMP?

8-Hour 2019 Mortgage Loan Originator Course - December 10,  2019 
Time: 8:30-5:30pm; Address: Holiday Inn Express and Suites Clearwater; 3580 Gulf to  Bay Blvd.; Clearwater, Fl. 33765

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GC FAMP Board Meeting every 3rd Wed: 
  • 11/20/2019: 12-2pm; Champions Mtg; 10575 68th Ave., Ste. C; Seminole, Fl. 33772
  • 12/11/2019: Holiday Party; Kona Grill
  • 12/18/2019
  • 1/15/2020
  • 2/19/2020
  • 3/18/2020
  • 4/15/2020
  • 5/20/2020
  • 6/17/2020
  • 7/15/2020
  • 8/19/2020

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