David Stevens, CMB
David Stevens, CMB
David H. Stevens CMB, (Dave) is the CEO of Mountain Lake Consulting, Inc. Dave is a 36 year veteran of the Mortgage Banking industry.
Dave served as the President and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and prior to this role, Dave served as the US Assistant Secretary of Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner at HUD (US Department of Housing and Urban Development). Dave has served a variety of key industry leadership roles prior to his work in Washington including as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Long & Foster Real Companies, Inc., Executive Vice President of Wholesale Lending at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, and Senior Vice President in charge of Single Family Lending at Freddie Mac, and Group Senior Vice President at World Savings Bank. Dave currently sits on the Board of real estate investment trust Dynex, Inc and is an Advisor to the Board of Directors for George Mason Mortgage Co, LLC. Dave works on advisory efforts in real estate finance and providing technical and strategic consultation to financial institutions and intermediaries
In 2018 David was named Mortgage Professional Of The Year by National Mortgage Professional Magazine, has been named one of Bloombergs 50 most powerful people in real estate and Inman’s 100 top most influential leaders. He received the Founders Award from NAHREP in 2013. David is often cited in the media having appeared on CNBC, PBS, and and Bloomberg TV and quoted in major media. He has testified before the US Senate and House of Representatives multiple times and continues to influence policy makers in Washington.
Dave received his CMB (Certified Mortgage Banker) designation in 2015 and holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, is married to his wife Mary of 34 years, has four children, a son in law, and grandson.