Award Nominations

The WMBA Best in Business Awards were created in 2015 to recognize the exceptional work of individual employees and the commitment they have to the mortgage lending industry. We will continue to recognize exceptional work in the Madison, Milwaukee and Other markets in Wisconsin. 

2022 Best in Business Statewide Award Categories
Mortgage Banker of the year (Madison, Milwaukee and Other markets)
Best Industry Service Provider
Community Involvement Award
Rising Star
Best in Servicing
Best in Leadership
Best in Processing/Loan Support (Madison, Milwaukee and Other markets)
Best in Underwriting
Best Loan Originator (Madison, Milwaukee and Other markets)

Criteria for a Best in Business Nominee
Must be employed by a member company of the WMBA. We will accept nominations from the "Other Market" area outside of Madison and Milwaukee whose company is not a WMBA member.
Candidate demonstrates excellence, outstanding performance and dedication to the mortgage industry.
You may submit multiple nominations by completing the survey more than once.
2021 Award Winners are NOT eligible for the same award in 2022. 
Previous finalists ARE eligible to be nominated again.
Best in Business Committee members are exempt from being nominated.

Include any information you feel is important for consideration of your nominee. Provide specific examples of how the nominee has demonstrated excellence, outstanding performance and initiative in their position. You may include information on awards or honors received, community, industry or committee involvement. Tell us what makes them awesome! 

Characteristics to Consider
Professionalism                      Dedication
High Quality of Work               Impactful
Trustworthy                             Passionate
Mentor or Model Employee    Leader
Exceeds Expectations            High Producer
Resourceful                            Ethical
Referral Base                         Community Involvement/Outreach
Outstanding Service Delivery (internal and/or external)
Involvement/Participation with WMBA

Nominations Selection Committee
The Best in Business Awards Committee, consisting of a large, diverse group of directors from the WMBA Board, Madison and Milwaukee Chapter board members, and a group of other members of record will screen all nominations and may contact nominators and nominees for additional information. The committee will then select the finalists.

Finalist Selection
Once the finalists are selected by the nominations committee and the finalist accepts the nomination, members from the WMBA Executive Board, Madison Chapter and Milwaukee Chapter each receive one (1) vote in each award category. The announcement for finalists will be made in February. The winners will be announced at the Best in Business Award Ceremony on April 7th, 2022.

Nominations close on January 24th, 2022.