"Navigating Through 2010 and Beyond" - MBAC 55th Annual Convention

Aug 21, 2010 10:00am -
Aug 23, 2010 10:00pm

Event Type: Annual Fall Convention
Category: Annual Membership Meeting

Speaker Information

Amy D. Kilpatrick - Nspired -

Amy is a co-founder for Nspired Networking Enterprises, based in Augusta, Georgia. She has over 15 years of accounting experience in both the private and public sector. She has specialized in working with small lbusiness, owners and corporations in the area of tax planning, bookkeeping and business consulting needs. She has been a pro-advisor for Intuit and their QuickBooks software for over 8 years and has provided one-to-one instructions and workshops for her clients. She has held various positions within the BNI organization from chapter leadership positions, Regional Ambassador, Assistant Director and now serves as Executive Director. In creating Nspired Networking Enterprises she is bringing together her consulting skills acquired from her accounting career and her networking skills acquired from her association with BNI, the world's largest word-of-mouth marketing and referral organization of its kind.

Come learn why many have said, "She's better than you average accountant!"


Clebe McClary - "Giving What It Takes"

Clebe McClary is one of the most outstanding motivational and inspirational speakers in America.

His message of courage, determination and dedication will compel you to soar beyond the limit.

On March 3, 1968 during his 19th reconnaissance mission in Vietman, Lt. Clebe McClary was critically wounded by an enemy attack.  As a result of his bravery under fire and the concern he demonstrated for his men, Clebe was presented the Silver Star and the Bronze Star by the President of the United States.

Although Clebe sufered the loss of an eye, an arm and was told he would never walk again, he never lost the determination, dedication and courage to overcome his circumstances.

Clebe McClary is living proof that with the right attitude all things are possible. 


It's Not Just Compliance - Paplanus and McElroy

For two years, lenders have been racing to keep up with compliance issues from all fronts. 

 Penny Paplanus, CMB with Cognitive Options Group, Greensboro, NC  and Darren McElroy with The Turning Point, Sedona, AZ join together to provide deeper understanding for all who attend.

Darren offers a focus from the corporate communications and product marketing perspective.  He understands that there is an increasing demand to maximize resources within business enterprises.  With that demand comes risk. Darren will help you take hold of compliance with a different understanding of where weak points may be.

Penny provides a different approach.  She directs her attention to the federal and state mandates that continue to evolve even as the Convention draws near.  Doing business is taking a risk.  Penny will help the attendees better understand that part of the process is recognizing how much risk one is willing to take.

This is not just another hour...it's an education in an hour!


"When the Storm Passes - Will there be Good Sailing?" -

Pat Cutler, Cutler Consulting, Columbia, SC

Many of us know Pat Cutler.  He is a frequent contributor to MBAC and his articles are shared with membership regularly.  He's the very funny guy, whom some claim has been Robin William's comedy coach for years!  There are even those who claim there is an uncanny resemblance.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina in 1976, he joined Fleet Real Estate Funding in 1978 and joined the Fleet Capital Markets team in 1980.  His secondary marketing and risk management experience along with credit policy, quality control and residential lending including production, operations and serving provided the backdrop for founding Cutler Consulting which is a financial services consulting company specializing in mortgage banking and the housing market. 

Pat brings real life experience in our industry to his articles and to this special appearance as a presenter at the MBAC 55th Annual Convention.


"Navigating Through Third Party Originations"  with Berry

and Bickett and Guest Presenter, Bill Early delivering

"Become Your Client's GPS"

Bruce Berry and Kathy Bickett, Wholesale/Correspondent/Broker Committee Co-Chairs will lead attendees in "Navigating the Rough Waters of 2010 Toward Smoother Sailing in 2011". And that's just the beginning... Bill Early will present "Become Your Client's GPS".....

C’mon, be honest. Is there a better way to boost productivity and ensure client retention than by introducing your lenders to ‘best in class’ proven business strategies?  Well, you could try more e-blasts, ’better service’, or even a bigger variety of programs and rates. I don’t think that will work anymore. Do you?


Bill will point out the value and necessity of being ‘different’. The importance today of committing to deliver something that will enable your clients to grow their business.  They are looking to you for expertise, some creativity, and a whole lot of direction.  You can become the ‘rudder’ that helps them navigate in today’s competitive and confusing environment.  


This brief session will be insightful, informative, and stimulating (it has to be because it’s lunch time).  Be prepared for a reality check. Bring your mental floss.  Get fired up for a change…in your approach.


Visit www.billearlyspeaks.com to learn more about Bill and his programs.    



 "Setting Sail with RESPA" and Mary R. Caskey,

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Mary M. Caskey, Associate, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA.  Mary Caskey concentrates her practice on consumer finance and collection litigation.  She also represents creditors" rights in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies in the Disctrict of South Carolina. 

A Louisiana native, Ms. Caskey is dedicated to helping clients realize their business goals.

Her professional and civic activities include:

Federal Bar Association
South Carolina Bar
Richland County Bar Association
South Carolina Women Lawyers" Association
International Women's Insolvency and Reconstruction Confederation
HELP Homeless Legal Clinic

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd. P.A. is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas, Inc. and Ms. Caskey has been a contributing writer for the MBAC Bottom Line.




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