2013 Symposium Session Leaders
Leaders of the four Symposium sessions:
Dr. Mark Fleming (“Housing is Recovering—Fingers Crossed….”)
Mark Fleming, PhD, CoreLogic chief economist, is responsible for our collateral risk, valuation cascade, and house-price index models. His research interests include real estate and urban economics, applied econometrics, and mortgage risk. Fleming’s timely, authoritative industry analyses are quoted frequently by trade and national media (e.g., Wall Street Journal, New York Times) and he appears regularly on national business news broadcasts (CNBC, CBS, NPR, Bloomberg, Fox).
Dave Hurt (“Navigating Secondary Markets in the Post-QM World”)
Dave Hurt, VP Global Capital Markets, has more than 25 years mortgage banking and capital markets experience—speaking frequently at events for the Mortgage Bankers Association, American Securitization Forum, and Information Management Network. His broad industry background together with his business-logic and tech-development expertise uniquely enable Hurt to assess the industry’s new regulatory framework and suggest how to understand and navigate it successfully.
Brett Benson (“Regulations and Opportunity—the Booming MSR Market”)
Brett Benson, VP of Advisory Services, manages the CoreLogic advisory services group, specialists in creating and developing rapid growth solutions for mortgage banking and capital markets clients. Using an integrated collaborative process, the advisory group leverages robust CoreLogic resources and as-needed external resources to help companies address regulatory-management, operational-efficiency, and strategic risk management issues.
Michael Bradley, PhD (“New Trends in Mortgage Analytics for Investors”)
Dr. Michael Bradley, SVP Modeling & Analytics, leads our decision-modeling and research groups, with responsibility for RiskModel®, AVMs, fraud models, collateral review tools, rental analytics, and the HPI® suite. His background includes leading collateral and risk management model-development teams at Citigroup® and Freddie Mac®, serving as an economist at the Federal Reserve and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), and teaching economics at the University of Colorado.