Patty Balderrama

Patty Balderrama has been with MFA for 10 years and currently works as a program coordinator in its Housing Development Department. Ms. Balderrama oversees the New Mexico Tax Credit program and is the lead processor for the department. She also supports the LIHTC program by assisting with loan processing and closings. Before coming to MFA, Ms. Balderrama spent 13 years working as an originator and loan processor.

Sessions: T4, T22

Tanya Birks

Before joining MFA as the assistant director of its Housing Development Department earlier this year, Tanya Birks worked at HUD’s Fort Worth regional office as a senior financial analyst doing compliance reviews, affordable housing finance training and financial analysis for the HUD Multifamily Asset Management Division and the HUD Departmental Enforcement Center. Prior to her time with HUD, she worked for the U.S. Department of Labor as a financial investigator for labor unions and in the commercial real estate finance and development industry. Ms. Birks graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in finance and from the University of Texas at Dallas with a master’s degree in management. 

Sessions: T14, T22

Spotlight Session Speaker: Jean Block

Jean Block is a nationally recognized consultant and trainer on nonprofit management, FUNdraising, board development and social enterprise. She has written several books and manuals related to these topics and is a regular presenter at conferences and seminars throughout the country.

Session: W15

Registration opens on Tuesday, May 23.

Registration space and hotel rooms are limited, so be sure to register as soon as registration opens.

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