BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra W. Still, Pulte Mortgage president and CEO was named chairman-elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association at its 98th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago this week. Currently serving the MBA as vice chairman, Still will become chairman of the 2012-2013 MBA board.
Still has previously served as chair of MBA's Residential Board of Governors and is a member of the association's board of directors. An active MBA member for more than a decade, she also served on the MBA's Strategic Planning Committee, Loan Origination Task Force, Affordable Housing Committee and Secondary and Capital Markets Committee, and was Chair of the MBA Forward Task Force.
With more than three decades of experience in the mortgage industry, Still has had a distinguished career within Pulte Mortgage including serving as executive vice president, Production; member, board of directors and corporate secretary; chief operating officer; and her current position of president and CEO.
"Deb is a highly regarded and valued member of PulteGroup's senior management team and a recognized expert in the mortgage industry," said PulteGroup Chairman, President and CEO Richard J. Dugas, Jr. "Given her technical expertise and the high-standards she sets for herself as well as those surrounding her, Deb is well-suited to help guide the MBA and address major issues facing the mortgage industry today."
Still is a graduate of Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science degree and has completed graduate work in Finance at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is one of America's largest home building companies with operations in approximately 60 markets throughout the country. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes and Del Webb, the company is one of the industry's most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer segments and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide home buyers with innovative solutions and new homes designed for the way people actually live today. As the most awarded home builder in customer satisfaction, PulteGroup brands have consistently ranked among top home builders in third-party customer satisfaction studies. For more information about PulteGroup, Inc. and PulteGroup brands, see pultegroup.com; www.pulte.com; www.centex.com; www.delwebb.com
Pulte Mortgage, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., employs more than 500 individuals and since 1972, has helped more than 400,000 PulteGroup homebuyers finance their new home purchases.
SOURCE PulteGroup, Inc.