PulteGroup exec named Mortgage Bankers Association chairman-elect

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based PulteGroup has announced that Pulte Mortgage president and CEO Debra Still was named chairman-elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) at its 98th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago this week. She currently serves as vice chairman of the MBA and will become chairman of the 2012-2013 MBA board.

Still has more than three decades of experience in the mortgage industry. During her time at Pulte Mortgage, she has served as EVP production, a member of the board of directors and corporate secretary, chief operating officer, and her current position as president and CEO.

She previously served as chair of MBA's Residential Board of Governors and is a member of the association's board of directors. An 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.

"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 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."