2017 FORCE Advisory Council

FORCE members,

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Ruben Pena will step down after a full term of three years as the FORCE Advisory Council Chairman. In his time with the FORCE, he has led gatherings and initiatives with professionalism and pride.

We are pleased to announce the FORCE network has appointed Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty, as Chairman of the 2017-2018 FORCE Advisory Council.

With over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry, Braun brings her knowledge of REO and specialty markets with a consistent pursuit of industry excellence to the FORCE Advisory Council. In this position, Braun will aid in the establishment of member-benefitting relationships, as well as progressive FORCE initiatives industry-wide.

The FORCE Advisory Council is accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 Advisory Council now through March 31, 2017.

Five council member seats are available. Nominees must have been a member of the FORCE network for a minimum of two years, and be in good standing, including membership payment, license, E&O insurance, and background check.

Submit your application or nominate a fellow FORCE member HERE.


Annie Collier
FORCE Executive Director

The FORCE Announces New Advisory Council Chairman


The FORCE network has named Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty, as Chairman of the FORCE Advisory Council.

With well over two decades experience in the mortgage market, Braun brings her expert knowledge of REO and specialty markets, as well as a consistent pursuit of industry excellence to the FORCE Advisory Council. In this role, Braun will aid in the establishment and aggregation of member-benefitting relationships , as well as to champion progressive FORCE initiatives in the areas of education and diversity.

The FORCE is Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Advisory Council


We invite you to be a deciding voice in FORCE endeavors in education, diversity, and inclusion, as well as developing further relationships between our network and leading asset management and servicing shops across the mortgage industry.

There are currently four open positions, including Vice Chairman and three auxiliary positions.

Promote the establishment of positive connections and growth within the FORCE network, and the industry as a whole when you apply to join the FORCE Advisory Council.



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Application for Advisory Council shall be restricted to agents and brokers who possess:

1) An industry-recognized REO certification

2) A minimum of four years’ experience in the REO market

3) Have proof of Errors and Omissions Insurance as well as licensing, whose primary practice is to directly serve the mortgage banking industry.

Membership acceptance is contingent upon the completion, submission, review, and approval of the Advisory Council application, a simple majority vote by members-at-large, and following approval by the executive director and ex officio of the FORCE.