Patrick Harrigan has been named chairman of the Mortgage Action Alliance Steering Committee, the grassroots advocacy affiliate of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Harrigan is a regional account manager at Franklin American Mortgage Co. Before joining Franklin American in September 2007, he was Western division president for the correspondent services division of Indymac Bank FSB. A native of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Harrigan earned his undergraduate degree at Iowa State University and his master's degree in public administration from Drake University.
‘Now more than ever, the industry needs to engage its stakeholders and employees in the advocacy process in Washington and state legislatures,’ says Harrigan.
The Mortgage Action Alliance is MBA's voluntary, nonpartisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals.