Mortgage Loan Originator Training

September 18-19, 2023 | Online Learning Opportunity

Educational Investment:

  • Assets over $100 M - $399 per CU, unlimited participants
  • Assets under $100 M - $279 per CU, unlimited participants

This course is a comprehensive overview of the mortgage lending process. New loan originators as well as those looking to satisfy their periodic training requirement under Regulation Z would benefit from attending this course. 

This training will be split over two days:

Day 1: September 18 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CT)
Day 2: September 19 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CT)

During the session, participants will learn about the federal laws and regulations that impact the mortgage origination process. Specifically, we’ll cover:

  • Loan Originator Basics
    • The SAFE Act
    • Loan Originator Compensation
    • RESPA Section 8
  • Application
    • Application Disclosures
    • E-Sign Act
    • Collection of Monitoring Information
  • Underwriting
    • Ability to Repay / Qualified Mortgages
    • Taxpayer First Act
    • High-Cost Mortgages
    • Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
    • Appraisals
    • Private Mortgage Insurance
    • Flood Insurance
    • Adverse Action
    • Fair Lending
  • Closing
    • Closing Disclosure
    • Notice of Right to Cancel
  • Servicing
    • Payment Processing
    • Prohibition on Pyramiding
    • Partial Payments
    • Payoff Statements
    • Periodic Statements
    • Error Resolution Procedures
    • Requests for Information
    • Force-Placed Hazard Insurance
    • Early Intervention Requirements
    • Continuity of Contact Provisions
    • Loss Mitigation Procedures
    • Successors in Interest 


This training is hosted by the Kentucky Credit Union League and offered in collaboration with Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.  For more information, or to register, please click the button below.



About the Speaker

Debra Leone, Esq., Principal, a founding partner of Mountain View Advisors

Debra's regulatory and legal expertise coupled with technological and process acumen enhance her ability to deliver comprehensive insight and guidance to financial service companies seeking to improve or optimize their existing operations.

In addition to her extensive experience within mortgage operations, Debra provides a unique blend of assessing compliance challenges against business risk and then integrating system-level controls to ensure the desired outcome. Debra works optimally at the intersection of compliance, technology, process, and people. Prior to this role, Debra, oversaw day-to-day mortgage production and loan servicing operations as well as investor relations as COO at CUMAnet, a Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) owned by Affinity Federal Credit Union, Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union, New Jersey Community Capital and The Credit Union of New Jersey initially joining as its AVP of Legal and Compliance. Ms. Leone oversaw the development of policies and procedures SOC and external audits and all banking examinations and later, as COO managed the operations from loan intake to loan cancellation. She has worked with numerous origination and mortgage systems including, Black Knight Empower, BYTE, Genesis and Encompass, MortgageFlex, Prime Alliance Mortgage Cadence, MortgageBot, Blend and FICS as well as the Fiserv DNA core system.

Ms. Leone began her career with the New York Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division and later became the principal law secretary to judges assigned to the New York City Criminal Court. She has served as the Chief of Compliance for mortgage bankers and brokers in the New York City area and has overseen countless federal and state lending examinations and audits. She brings a breadth and depth of experience at the nexus of compliance, technology, people and process. Ms. Leone holds a JD from Brooklyn Law School and a BA in Political Science from Boston University.

As a speaker, Ms. Leone has presented on HMDA, TRID and the alphabet soup of mortgage regulations as well as Operationalizing Cybersecurity protocols.

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.  The deadline to register is September 11, 2023.  If you are a non-Kentucky credit union and would like to apply for a scholarship, please contact your state's league or association. 


General Information

Cancellation Policy.  Refunds will be issued until seven days prior to the event date less $50 administration fee per person.  Substitutions are accepted at any time.  All cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing.

More Information.  Call (502) 855-8203 / (800) 333-5285 ext 203 or email Janet Garrett at [email protected].


The registrant agrees to conduct his/herself in a cordial manner. KCUL will not tolerate any registrant who creates a disturbance; is disrespectful to any other registrant, any member of KCUL, its speakers and attendees, exhibitors, volunteers or staff. KCUL reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to investigate any complaint and to dismiss any registrant found by KCUL, in its sole discretion, to have violated the Code of Professional Conduct, without refund of registration fees.