Our Board of Directors

Maria Bonilla


María Bonilla is a successful real estate professional with more than 15 years in the real estate industry. Maria has extensive experience as a loan originator and as a real estate agent.

Chris Lopez


Chris Lopez is the Agency Owner of Z.A.R.D. Insurance is an independent insurance agency in the Greater Houston area.  He has over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry and loves helping people protect their assets. With experience on boards of multiple organizations, he is very much looking forward to helping grow and strengthen an already great organization in HMLO.  

Josie Anderson

Past- President / Sponsorship Director

Josie Anderson is the Regional Vice President of Business Development for Valero Title, Inc. Ms. Anderson has been in the Mortgage/Title industry since 2005 and it was in this industry where she discovered her enjoyment of helping families realize their dream of home ownership. While working for Prado Mortgage, she was first introduced to the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP).

Rosa Peña


Rosalina "Rosa" Peña began her banking career in 2008, where she assisted clients with their financial needs. Her passion for helping and educating others lead to a position as a mortgage loan officer in 2017. She works closely with families to achieve their homeownership goals by reviewing their financing options & guiding them through the loan process. Away from her professional responsibilities, she enjoys spending time with her husband & two sons during their soccer games. During her leisure time, she also enjoys reading & outdoor hikes.

Gina Castillo


A real estate professional with more than 5 years of experience in buying and selling properties in the Houston area. An avid negotiator who is not satisfied until she reaches the best price for her client. “It is my passion to help any hard-working person achieve their dream of home ownership. There is no greater joy for me than seeing a family that has been renting for years become homeowners.

Maurice Tilman


With more than 20 years of experience, Maurice is THE authority on mortgage lending.  He sees things that other industry professionals may overlook, allowing him to help hundreds of homeowners purchase and refinance homes.  Maurice is passionate about finding creative solutions for his clients, no matter how complex.

Cecilia Ramirez


For 3 years I have helped several families make their dream of buying their home come true. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing the happiness of a family at the moment of receiving the keys to their new home, knowing that they will have their own space and independence.

David Vasquez

Event Director

VP Community Development, Cadence Bank David Vasquez is a hands-on banking professional with over 18 years of operational experience. David’s roster of community affiliations spans well across the Houston footprint of underserved communities. His keen eye for identifying and prioritizing community needs will help him do so. His support and participation with community-based, charitable, and non-profit organizations on behalf of Cadence Bank are unparalleled. His expansive knowledge of all aspects of the financial institution platform makes it easy for him to collaborate with various team members and organizations to provide leadership and engagement opportunities.

Lorita Morgan

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