FPAGA Quarterly Meeting 7/27/17

July 27, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:45 AM
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Hyatt at Villa Christina
4000 Summit Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
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     FPA of Georgia July Quarterly Meeting

Come out and network with your colleagues and enjoy two presentations by Ken and Kim Witte of Starkey Mortgage & Tim Urbanowicz, Head Strategist for the for the Invesco PowerShares ETF Capital Market Group! 

Guide tthe HousingFinancial and Mortgage Markets

Ken and Kim Witte will give an update on the housing and mortgage markets and review case studies. Topics will include:

  • The Three T's that define today's mortgage market
  • What's happening right now with interest rates and the mortgage market, and what you should expect
  • Loan Programs and Underwriting changes from 2008 to now
  • Current Trends In Housing


ou will walk away with valuable information to help your clients understand how the current mortgage and housing environment impacts them

Presented by Ken and Kim Witte

Ken Witte was born and raised in Atlanta and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Ken entered the mortgage industry in April 1987 and has served as a loan officer, sales manager, regional manager and business owner during his successful mortgage career. As an Atlanta Branch Manager, Ken concentrates on Georgia and the surrounding Southeastern states.

Kim Witte is a native of Atlanta and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She began her career as a mortgage banker in 1992 and since then has assisted thousands of people realize their dreams of homeownership. Kim uses her experience to provide home financing using FHA, VA, USDA and conventional loan options for first-time buyers and repeat buyers. Kim has been recognized with numerous company and industry awards, including a Gold Award for Mortgage Production by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia.



The Evolution of Exchange Traded Funds

Tim Urbanowicz, CFA will give a presentation that gives insight on the construction of exchange traded funds and how they function.  Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding the current ETF landscape and index construction
  • ETF mechanics that allow for tax efficiency (understanding the creation and redemption process) 
  • How to view liquidity in the ETF structure (what are the outlets and how do you measure) 
  • What impact are ETFs having on stock valuations?


Presented by Tim Urbanowicz

Tim Urbanowicz currently serves as the Head Strategist for the ETF Capital Markets group, representing the PowerShares family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In his current role, Tim works with investment banks, trade desks and other institutions that are instrumental in providing liquidity in the global ETF market. In addition, Tim works to provide clients with a fresh perspective on the ETF market, color on current ETF trends, and insight on how to use ETFs in the most efficient and effective way possible. 


7:00 am - 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast Networking for Pre-Registrants

7:25 am - Welcome

7:30 am - 8:25 am - Ken & Kim Witte

8:30 am - 9:30 am - Tim Urbanowicz


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$25.00 Members - Late Fee applies after 7/24/17

$55 Non-Members - Late Fee applies after 7/24/17


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