AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced that its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference – dubbed “Connections Focused on Your Future” – will be held at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 12-14, 2013.

The three-day agenda was developed to offer attendees new information, guidance, trend identifications and new, emerging strategies in secondary marketing. The event is said to be unlike past capital market conferences.

“This year we decided to change things up and move past the traditional secondary marketing conference, so we focused on widening the type and breadth of panels, speakers and educational topics,” said Tim Fisher, president of the TMBA.

“This is a unique opportunity and value offering for attendees that allows them to learn and collaborate on topics they normally wouldn’t be exposed to in the usual agenda of regional secondary focused shows. Mortgage bankers from all over the country will be sharing their visions and strategies for future success, which this conference’s primary focus-achieving prosperity in tomorrow’s ever-changing business landscape.”

This year’s lineup includes expert panel discussions on The Securitization Market, Basel III, Servicing Valuations and Mergers and Acquisitions, and more.

Speakers include:
* Doug Duncan, SVP & Chief Economist at Fannie Mae.
* Bill Moliski, Managing Director at Redwood Trust.

To register for the conference, click here. To learn more about the event visit,, call (512) 480-8622 or email The TMBA says sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor packages are still available, but are selling out quickly.

About Texas Mortgage Bankers Association:
Since 1917, members of the Texas mortgage banking community have turned to Texas Mortgage Bankers Association for its leadership in industry education, legislative initiatives and peer interaction. Today, TMBA’s purpose is still to serve the mutual interests of its members in order to preserve, enhance and advance the mortgage banking and real estate finance business in the State of Texas. In its effort to advance the Texas real estate finance industry, TMBA supports the highest professional and ethical standards of business among its members while promoting development and prosperity among the industry as a whole.

TMBA members include mortgage lenders; mortgage brokers; real estate finance service providers such as title private mortgage insurance companies, and other real estate insurance providers; attorneys, etc. TMBA aims to meet the educational needs of its membership by providing up-to-date information on new publications and the development of instructional courses that expand the scope of mortgage banking. For more information, visit or call (512) 480-8622.

Jamie Powers

TMBA, 823 Congress Ave., Ste. 220, Austin, Texas 78701.

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