Marcia Davies is Chief Operating Officer for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
As COO, Marcia is responsible for ensuring cross organizational alignment and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives, as well as maintaining key oversight of projects that are organizational priorities. She is also the lead strategist for MBA’s external activities, providing leadership, guidance and overall management to the public affairs and marketing divisions. In addition, Marcia provides strategic direction and management of MBA’s conferences and operational departments including Information Technology, Education, Office Services and Membership Operations.
Previously, Marcia worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner. She directed HUD’s industry relations program to strengthen relationships, garner support, streamline communications and resolve policy and regulatory issues.
Before joining HUD, Marcia spent 21 years at Freddie Mac, where she held a variety of officer positions including Vice President of Strategy, Customer Outreach and Marketing; Vice President of Servicer Relations and Policy; and Vice President of Customer Outreach and Eligibility.
Marcia also provides management oversight to and is a Board member of MBA’s Opens Doors Foundation. In 2015, she was honored by HousingWire as one of its 2015 Women of Influence. Marcia is a graduate of the Katharine Gibbs School in Montclair, N.J.