DALLAS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Billed as a landmark event for the mortgage origination and servicing industries, the inaugural 2011 MPact conference officially announced its keynote speaker: former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice.
Condoleezza Rice is Professor of Political Economy in the Graduate School of Business, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.
From January 2005 to 2009, she served as the 66th secretary of state of the United States. Before serving as America's chief diplomat, she served as assistant to the president for national security affairs (national security advisor) from January 2001 to 2005.
Rice earned her bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver in 1974; her master's from the University of Notre Dame in 1975; and her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver in 1981.
Rice has served as a member of the boards of directors for Chevron, Charles Schwab, and Transamerica and currently sits on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of America and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the author of several published works, including Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family.
"On behalf of everyone involved with the 2011 MPact conference, I am immensely honored to announce Dr. Rice as the event's keynote speaker. We believe her unparalleled reputation and unrivaled insight speaks volumes on the caliber of this year's event," said Five Star Institute CEO Ed Delgado.
The first annual MPact is proudly presented by the Five Star Institute, architect of the Five Star Default Servicing Conference, and MReport, the magazine for the evolving mortgage marketplace. A breakthrough event designed for professionals within mortgage production and servicing operations, the 2011 MPact conference will feature new and dynamic curriculum, an expansive expo hall, and innovative panel discussions.
MPact provides a refreshing approach in an immaculate venue, the brand-new Omni Dallas.
SOURCE The Five Star Institute