Tony Thompson - If I Don't, Who Will?
J. Tony Thompson, CMB is the Founder & CEO of the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA), an organization dedicated to increasing the engagement of women and minorities with the Mortgage Bankers Association at the local, state and national level. Since its inception in 2016, NAMMBA has grown to over 30 chapters and 4,500 members nationwide. As the Founder/CEO of NAMMBA, Mr. Thompson’s vision is to create a platform where women and minorities can connect, grow and become leaders in the mortgage industry while providing a platform to recruit and train the next generation of mortgage professionals.Mr. Thompson received his B.S. from South Carolina State University in Business Administration and a MBA from Webster University. In 2011, he received his Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation from the National Mortgage Bankers Association, a distinct designation held by less than 1% of industry professionals. He currently is a board member for the National Mortgage Bankers Association Residential Loan Production Committee and a graduate of the MBA Future Leaders Program. He has over 15+ years of leading and building high performance sales teams.Over the last several years, he has been recognized and featured in many industry publications for his dedication to the community and mortgage industry. Finally, Mr. Thompson serves on the board of directors for several non-profit organizations and is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. In this episode Jason and Tony discuss:Becoming a part of a movement Learn, Grow, and DevelopDoing good by doing good, “everyone wins” mindsetBenefitting the organization by investing in the individual Key Takeaways: We have to do better in terms of getting younger people, women, and diverse cultures involved. Commit to being the best you can be - not only in your own career, but also in benefitting the industry, your community and its people. When you engage, invest, and develop your employees, they’ll have a stronger commitment to the organization and their performance increases. “If they build well and create well, as young adults, they’re helping their communities and when they’re helping their communities, they’re helping their cities and when they help their cities they’re helping their country. Everyone wins.” - Tony Thompson NAMMBA Connect 2021: https://www.nammba.org/nammba-events/2021/9/16/nammba-connect-2021 Connect with Tony Thompson:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jtonythompson/Twitter: https://twitter.com/TonyThompsonGRWebsite: https://www.nammba.org/ | https://silvertonmortgage.com/Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Connect with Steve and Jason:LinkedIn: Jason or SteveWebsite: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking Email: email@example.com Show notes by Podcastologist: Justine TallaAudio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.