Northeast Chapter

Fort Wayne Indiana Mortgage Bankers Chapter

Geographical Area Served

The Northeast Chapter Indiana Mortgage Bankers encompasses the region from Marion in the south, Warsaw in the west, Michigan to the north, and Ohio to the east.


Chapter History

Chapter's history: In February of 1991, a group of 25 interested Fort Wayne companies got together to discuss the prospect of forming a Fort Wayne MBA Chapter. The idea was unanimously accepted, and the Northeast Chapter was chartered April 14, 1991.



Community Service and Special Projects

The Northeast Chapter regularly puts on and supports events that benefit local charities, including; Mustard Seed, Deeds of Compassion, and Habitat for Humanity.


At the September 'Wine Down' event, NEIMBA Chapter President Laura Byerly, and Past President Phil Kosmala, present a check for $2,500 to Jeff Shatto, Director of Mobilization with NeighborLink from their Casino Night earlier in 2017.  




Next Chapter Meeting/Event

Date:  Thursday, April 26th

Meeting Topic/Speaker: Casino Night

Location: Ceruti's Summit Room

Time: 5:30PM

Cost: $30

RSVP for Tickets at:

For more information on this and other chapter events, please contact Diane Archer at 260-437-4561 or email:


Upcoming Meetings/Events:

Date:  May 23, 2018

Topic/Speaker: Tom Dinwiddie/Legislative Update & Kristine Clark/IHCDA Update

Location: Ceruti's Summit Room

Time: 11:15AM Registration, 11:30AM Lunch, Noon Presentations

Cost:  $25 (includes lunch)

RSVP for Tickets at:  tbd


For more information on this and other chapter events, please contact Diane Archer at 260-437-4561 or email:

Chapter Leaders

President - Laura Byerly/Midwest America Federal Credit Union

Vice President - Gary Blount/First Merchants Bank

Treasurer - Diane Archer/Genworth Financial

Secretary - David Nuerge/Apex Valuation

Past President - Phil Kosmala (retired)

Director - Lisa Bell/American Mortgage Service Company

Director - Tina Bennett/Hallmark Home Mortgage

Director - David Bressler/Three Rivers federal Credit Union

Director - Matt Byrd/Liberty Title & Escrow Co.

Director - Cindy Lake/Professional Federal Credit Union

Director - Matt Level/Star Financial Bank

Director - Joel Scheer/Ruoff Home Mortgage

Director - Chris Smith/Union Home Mortgage


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