Marcia Davies serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Mortgage Bankers Association. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring cross-organizational alignment and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives at the MBA. She also provides strategic direction and management of MBA’s conferences, membership, public affairs, marketing, education, IT, and office services divisions. Previously, she worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as Senior Advisor to the Federal Housing Commissioner, after spending 21 years at Freddie Mac.
Marcia founded mPower — an organization that helps women in the real estate finance industry expand their reach. Under her leadership, mPower has grown into an engaged community of more than 16,000 professionals and provide best-in-class conference and webinar programming, networking events, and online opportunities to stay engaged. Through mPower, more women are positioned to achieve leadership positions and are well represented in all segments of the industry. Her dedication, drive and leadership have inspired many to successfully achieve personal and professional growth.
Marcia is a member of the NAWRB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC). She is also a member of Women in Housing Finance and the International Women’s Leadership Association. Most recently, Marcia received the silver Stevie Awards for Women in Business 2018 Maverick of the Year. She was honored by HousingWire as one of its 2015 Women of Influence, among several other awards.