greg ramer

Gateway mortgage group


1997 Marty Casteel 

1996 Barry Molder 
1995 Todd White 
1994 Rick McGraw 
1993 William Roehrenbeck 
1992 Bob Rollins 
1991 John Moore 
1990 Debra Buckner 
1989 Fred Campbell 
1988 Gene Holman 
1987 Larry Bates

1986 Terry Kent

1985 Dennis Mills

1984 Patt Greenlee

1983 Joel K. Buckner

1982 James T. Bell

1981 James R. Carroll

1980 B.J. Wiess

1979 R.D. Melton

1978 Jimmy D. Sullivan

1977 William Battle 

2018 Keith Little

2017 Matthew Lewis

2016 Bucky Houser

2015 Ryan Atkins

2014 Christine Benson

2013 George Schaefer

2012 J P Sexton

2011 Rodney Beckham

2010 Justin Moore

2009 Michael Stewart

2008 Laney Briggs

2007 Mike Milner

2006 Daniels Bynum

2005 David Bryles

2004 Keith Smith

2003 Joel Cheatham

2002 Todd White

2001 Jeff Teague

2000 Rick Anderson

1999 Freda Joyner

1998 Andy Byrd ​


scott todd

essent guaranty

Vice President

Investing in communities

2019-2020 officers

1661 Aaron Brenner Drive Suite #201 Memphis, TN 38017   |  901-321-6767  |

Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas was formed more than forty years ago to encourage sound and ethical business practices among its members; to acquire and disseminate correct and current information on pending legislation, rules and regulations affecting the real estate and mortgage business; to provide a platform from which the members can express their views. There are four area chapters within the state: Central, Northwest, Northeast, and Western. Each hold monthly membership meetings and special programs designed to fulfill our purpose.

About OUR organization

Chapter Presidents

erica byrne

NWA Chapter President – Signature Bank of Arkansas

David Norris

NE Arkansas President – Arvest Bank

Mortgage Bankers

Association of Arkansas


Mission Statement

The Mortgage Bankers Association is a professional association that promotes the Arkansas mortgage industry through leadership, education, and representation. We are committed to serving as a collective voice to local, state, and federal government officials on behalf of its members and affiliates.

keith little

centennial bank

legislative chair/past president

Amanda eaton

supreme lending



Olivia Davis

Arvest Bank

sean jackson

Bank of England Mortgage

david johnson

Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.

matthew lewis

Regions Bank​

Michele Linehan

Centennial Bank

Affiliate Board Members

billie jean pitonyak

Proland Title

brandon webb

Arkansas Federal Credit Union

tim wooldridge

Arkansas Development Finance Authority

1976 Dale M. Taylor

​1975 Robert Brown

1974 Gary Kell

1973 Robert Coleman

1972 Frank McGehee

1971 Lyndell E. Lay

1970 George Pitts, Jr.

1969 John Kooistra, Jr.

1968 Jim East

1967 William Winchell

1966 George Carney

1965 Roy C. Bilheimer

1964 Carl Vess

1963 Byran Shriver

1962 William A. Payne

1961 Bob Case

1960 Abe Rosen

1959 William E. Terry

1958 George Carroll

1957 Ruby Del Donno

1956 Sam J. Fleming