NMBA Annual Awards of Excellence

NMBA presents the Awards of Excellence event as an opportunity for NMBA members to be recognized for their success in the previous year and their support of NMBA and the mortgage industry. NMBA invites guests and sponsors to join us in recognizing these outstanding members of our association.

NMBA introduced two new awards for the Awards of Excellenceevent starting in 2017. Members will have the opportunity to nominate a Mortgage Member and an Affiliate Member for an award. Requirements for these two awards are detailed below.

Benefits of Participation for all awards:

  • Company recognition among the membership
  • Personal recognition among your colleagues
  • Recognition award

Read on for all the details and instructions for submitting nominations ...

When

21 Feb

Thursday
February 21, 2019
6:00 pm

Brochure and Form (pdf)

Download the 2019 Awards of Excellence Brochure and Nomination Form here for more information.

Download the Brochure

Where

Richland Country Club
1 Club Drive
Nashville, TN 37215

The Loan Officer Award

The loan officer award recognizes loan officers of member companies for outstanding volume and number of closed mortgages. Member companies can participate by nominating your loan officers. Nominees will be ranked into one of the following categories. Nominees may also be nominated for the Community Lender of the Year.

The award for Top Producer of the Year will automatically be awarded to the member with the highest sales volume in 2018.

All category levels will be determined by the Awards Committee, except Top Producer of the Year and Community Lender of the Year

Award Categories
  • Gold Level
  • Platinum Level
  • Diamond Level
  • Community Lender of the Year
  • Top Producer of the Year

Requirements for Loan Officer Award Nomination

Nominations can only be considered if all the conditions below are met:
  • All Volume and Units must have been originated while residing in the Middle Tennessee Market and as an employee of an office or branch of a member company in the Middle Tennessee market.
  • Minimum volume is $10,000,000 or 100 units of closed mortgages.
  • Only Loan Originators employed by member companies of NMBA are eligible. Member Company must have been a NMBA member in 2018.
  • Nominating manager and nominees must currently be NMBA members in good standing.
  • Nominee must have attended 3 or more events in 2018/January 2019.
    Events can include the Awards of Excellence, luncheons, Play Day, or NMBA Bowling Cup.
  • All membership dues for member organizations must be paid no later than January 31.
  • All outstanding activity invoices by members must be paid no later than January 31.
  • A completed nomination form and fee of $95.00 per nomination must be paid in full no later than February 6, 2019.

Validation and Production

Must be listed and signed by the Loan Officer and Branch Manager, Production Manager or management that is directly responsible for the management of the Loan Officer. They must sign certifying the volume, numbers, and dates of production are correct.

Cost and Nomination Submission
Cost
The nomination fee is $95.00 per Loan Officer nomination and includes admisstion to the awards celebration event for the nominee.
Submission
Submit the nomination online or complete one nomination form per nomination and return to NMBA with payment no later than February 6, 2019 by mail or fax at 866‑599‑9590.
 
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The Mortgage Member Award

The award for the most valuable Mortgage Member as determined by the NMBA membership.

The award is open to all members of Mortgage companies that meet the requirements noted below. The Mortgage member will be honored at the Annual Awards of Excellence Event.

The purpose of the Mortgage Member award is to recognize a Mortgage member who has demonstrated outstanding service and support of our association and our industry. This award will be given at the discretion of the current board of directors in any given year and based on nominations from the membership.

Requirements for Mortgage Member Award Nomination

Nominations can only be considered if all the conditions below are met:
  • The nominee must be a current member of the NMBA in good standing.
  • The nominee must have at least a 2-year history of partnering with the NMBA. The partnering can include attendance at events, volunteering, or financial support to the NMBA or other industry organizations. The award will be given to an individual, not a company, so it is acceptable if the individual has partnered with the NMBA while employed at different companies.
  • 2019 company membership dues must be paid no later than January 31.
Cost and Nomination Submission
Cost
There is no fee to nominate an individual for the Mortgage Member award.
Submission
Submit the nomination online or complete the nomination form and return to NMBA no later than February 6, 2019 by mail or fax at 866‑599‑9590.
 
Start Nominating

The Affiliate Member Award

The award for the most valuable Affiliate Member as determined by the NMBA membership. The Affiliate member will be honored at the Annual Awards of Excellence Event.

The purpose of the Affiliate Member award is to recognize an Affiliate member who has demonstrated outstanding service and support of our association and our industry. This award will be given at the discretion of the current board of directors in any given year and based on nominations from the membership.

Requirements for Affiliate Member Award Nomination

Nominations can only be considered if all the conditions below are met:
  • The nominee must be a current member of the NMBA in good standing.
  • The nominee must have at least a 2-year history of partnering with the NMBA. The partnering can include attendance at events, volunteering, or financial support to the NMBA or other industry organizations. The award will be given to an individual, not a company, so it is acceptable if the individual has partnered with the NMBA while employed at different companies.
  • 2019 company membership dues must be paid no later than January 31.
Cost and Nomination Submission
Cost
There is no fee to nominate an individual for the Affiliate Member award.
Submission
Submit the nomination online or complete the nomination form and return to NMBA no later than February 6, 2019 by mail or fax at 866‑599‑9590.
 
Start Nominating
Guest Registration
Register guests here.

Employees of member companies, potential new members, spouses and guests are invited to attend and celebrate the achievements of the award winners.

Award nominees are automatically registered to attend the event.

All guests who are not nominated must register in advance for the Awards of Excellence event.

Remember: do not use this registration button to register award nominees!

Registration Fee
$40.00 per person.
Registration Deadline
Registrations must be completed by February 18, 2019.
Online Nominations
Start nominating!

Before you begin, please verify that you have all of the required information available:

  • For the Nominating Manager
    • Name, Company, & Title
    • Complete contact information, including email and phone
    • Payment for the nomination (Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, etc.)
  • For each Award Nominee
    • Full name, exactly as it should appear on the award
    • Nominee's contact phone and email address
    • Total closed units for 2018
    • Total closed dollar volume for 2018

Nomination Deadline
Nominations must be completed by February 6, 2019.
Offline nominations?

Online award nominations are strongly encouraged, to improve accuracy and efficiency in processing.

If you are unable to submit your award nominations online, you may submit them offline by following these steps:

  1. Download the Award Nomination Brochure (click here).
  2. Complete one nomination form for each award nominee.
    Please write legibly as illegible writing may lead to delays, errors, or rejections.
  3. Return the completed form(s) and full payment to the NMBA office.
    All forms and payment must arrive at the NMBA office before the February 6, 2019, nomination deadline .
    • Forms may be faxed to 866‑599‑9590.
    • Forms and payment may be mailed to
      NMBA
      2000 Mallory Ln Ste 130‑168
      Franklin TN 37067

Sponsorship opportunities.

Member companies are encouraged to showcase their support for the award winners through a sponsorship.

Please visit the NMBA Sponsorship Page to learn more about the available Awards of Excellence Sponsorship opportunities!

NMBA Sponsorship Opportunities