Michael D. Celenza

SVP, Director of Digital Risk Consulting

Beginning in 1985 as a loan officer for a Savings & Loan, Mr. Celenza career evolved to include nearly every aspect of mortgage lending. He has applied his broad knowledge base to build multiple organizations through acquisition, de novo or by improving existing platforms.

Mr. Celenza has assisted clients in identifying potential merger/acquisitions targets and established nationwide production/fulfillment mortgage banking platforms. He has assisted multiple organizations, including banks, credit unions and mortgage bankers obtain various agency approvals (Including; FHA, VA, USDA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae and Direct Endorsement), directed sales and operations, and provided oversight of production and fulfillment for multiple subsidiaries. Mr. Celenza is an expert in government lending (FHA, VA and USDA) and maintains FHA Direct Endorsement Authority.

Mr. Celenza founded Buckley Management Advisors in 2007, with its’ primary focus the Banking and Mortgage Banking Industries. Mr. Celenza has been an active consultant to the Banking and Mortgage Banking Industry since 2006.

Quaker City Aeronautical Institute and Florida State – BS Aviation Management

FAA Private Pilot and A & P Licenses

FHA DE Authority

University of North Florida – Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Center for Applications of Psychological Type – Certified Practitioner – MBTI®