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    • April 08, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 200
    CANCELLED
    Jesse Thompson

    Senior Business Economist
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch
     


    Jesse Thompson serves as senior business economist at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Thompson, who joined the Bank in 2010, performs research and analysis on issues affecting the Houston and Gulf Coast economy. In particular, he studies issues surrounding area hydrocarbon industries. He also collects information for the Dallas Fed’s Beige Book summary of current economic conditions. He is author of the monthly Energy Indicators, the Houston Economic Indicators, and contributes to the quarterly publication Southwest Economy.

    Thompson earned an MA in economics, with emphasis on empirical microeconomics, and BA in philosophy and economics from the University of Houston.





    • April 19, 2020
    • April 21, 2020
    • JW Marriott Hotel | 110 E. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
    • 80
    CANCELLED
    TMBA

    104th Annual Convention
    Austin, Texas


    KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

    Michael Lewis

    Best Selling Author of The Fifth Risk, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short

    A sharp observer of politics, finance, and the evolution of American culture, Michael Lewis combines keen insight with his signature wit, making him one of today’s leading social commentators. Lewis’ program takes a fresh, hard look at the ever-changing value systems that drive our economic markets, political landscapes, and cultural norms, and how organizations can adapt their thought strategies to facilitate growth among all three.

    Mr. Lewis is a columnist for Bloomberg News and a contributing writer to Vanity Fair. His articles have also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Gourmet, Slate, Sports Illustrated, Foreign Affairs, and Poetry Magazine. He has served as editor and columnist for the British weekly The Spectator and as Senior Editor and campaign correspondent for The New Republic. He has filmed and narrated short pieces for ABC-TV’s Nightline; created and presented a four-part documentary on the social consequences of the internet for the BBC; and recorded stories for the American public radio show, This American Life. Mr. Lewis grew up in New Orleans and remains deeply interested and involved in the city. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Princeton and a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE








    • May 14, 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • BowlMor Houston | 925 Bunker Hill | Houston, TX 77024
    Register

    • June 10, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 79
    Register
    Jim Clapp
    2020-2021 President,  TMBA
    President and CFO, Certainty Home Loans

    As Certainty Home Loans President, Jim is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and oversees the executive leadership team. As CFO, Jim is responsible for the management of all financial and accounting functions for the company. Prior to joining Certainty Home Loans, Jim had more than 17 years of experience in commercial banking with a focus on mortgage financing. Jim is a Director on the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors, and also a member of the MBA’s Independent Mortgage Bankers Executive Council. Jim holds a B.A. in Finance and an MBA with a finance concentration from Texas Christian University.





    • July 08, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 79
    Register
    Speaker TBD. Stay tuned! 






    • August 12, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 80
    Register
    Speaker TBD. Stay tuned! 






    • September 09, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 80
    Register

    Featuring Speaker Mary Nan Huffman,
    Houston Police Officer's Union 

    Mary Nan Huffman served as a prosecutor in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office for almost 10 years, rising quickly to become the Chief Felony Prosecutor in the Child Exploitation Division and over the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Division. During her time as Chief of Child Exploitation she prosecuted a wide range of internet-related crimes committed against children: child human trafficking, the possession, production and promotion of child pornography, child sexual assault and any other case involving the sexual exploitation of children online. She directed the work of multi-agency task forces from federal, state and local agencies.

    Huffman’s work as a prosecutor of child exploitation cases has earned criminal conviction yielding 11 life sentences and four 99-year sentences. She has earned a national reputation and is sought after as a special prosecutor for difficult child exploitation prosecutions.

    Huffman now works as an attorney for the Houston Police Officers’ Union representing officers in a variety of matters associated with duties as an officer.


     
    • September 14, 2020
    • September 15, 2020
    • Houston
    TMBA
    Fall Symposium
    Houston, Texas


    Check the TMBA website for more information:
    https://www.texasmba.org/calendar.asp





    • January 21, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's | 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
    • 200
    Register
    Ted C. Jones, Ph.D.
    Chief Economist, Stewart Title 

    Ted C. Jones is the Chief Economist – Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Previously, he served as the first director of investor relations for Stewart Information Services Corporation NYSE-STC for 17 years, ending March 2014. Currently, Ted addresses the information needs of internal and external customers, conducts on-going research and supports economic and financial analysis for the company and its customers. Jones earned a PhD in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University.

    Prior to joining Stewart he served as chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An internationally recognized real estate expert, Ted has completed appraisals and property analysis in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States.

    Ted C. Jones’ recognized specialty is applied real estate research. Ted has completed numerous mass-appraisal assignments, including more than $3 billion of income producing property owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, retail properties, hotels, motels, offices, commercial land, multifamily housing, residences and numerous other special use properties. He completed a study on the impact of the Resolution Trust Corporation on real estate values and testified before the Oversight Board. Expert witness testimony has included analysis and evaluation of a solid rocket missile and carbon fiber plant, hydro, gas and coal-fired electric utilities and co-generation plants, an internal pipe coating plant in Scotland servicing the North Sea oil and gas production, and arguments on the treatment of deferred income taxes in the valuation of regulated public utilities. He has consulted The Boeing Company on property valuation issues relating to ad valorem property taxes at Boeing’s diverse aerospace and aircraft manufacturing plants in Washington.

    An accomplished speaker, he typically gives more than 150 presentations on real estate and the economic outlook each year. Representative real estate groups addressed include the National Association of REALTORS®, National Association of Home Builders, National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, Fannie Mae®, the American Land Title Association®, The Housing Round Table, Association of University Real Estate Officials, New Zealand Property Management Institute, Employees Relocation Council, GMAC Real Estate, Prudential Real Estate Associates, the Institute of Professionals in Taxation, the American Bar Association®, the Association of Real Estate Law Licensing Officials and the National Conference on Unit Value Standards.

    He is a past member of the board of directors of the National, Texas and Houston Association of REALTORS® and served as chairman of the board of the Houston Association in 2004.




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