Jackie Boies is Senior Director of Housing and Bankruptcy Services at MMI, one of the largest national housing counseling intermediaries in the United States, where she has held a variety of leadership positions. She has over 40 years of credit, lending, and mortgage servicing experience, having worked for over a decade in mortgage and consumer lending prior to joining MMI. Jackie provides oversight for MMI’s housing counseling programs, including the foreclosure, reverse mortgage, and pre-purchase counseling teams, as well as the Project Porchlight disaster recovery unit and Nevada 2-1-1 call center.
A strong consumer advocate, Jackie works tirelessly to ensure that the programs under her purview are impactful, accessible, and attuned to the ever-changing needs of today’s consumer. As the leader of MMI’s housing counseling services, she is especially interested in helping families achieve safe, stable, and affordable housing through effective education and timely interventions. Jackie represents MMI on the Coalition of HUD Intermediaries and the NFCC Envisioning Homeownership initiative.
Based in Louisiana, Jackie has been sourced by the media as a subject matter expert on housing issues for Bankrate, Magnify Money, Reverse Mortgage Daily, U.S. News and World Report, network television affiliates, and others. Jackie is a lifetime member of Credit Professionals International and a past Credit Professional of the Year winner. She volunteered six years on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity: Calcasieu Area, Inc., serving as the family selection chairperson.
Jackie’s areas of expertise include: homeownership, fee-for-service programs, foreclosure prevention, bankruptcy, and disaster recovery. Jackie is available for speaking engagements throughout the United States and can be booked by contacting Thomas Nitzsche at 404.490.2227.
The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is an association of nonprofit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. Today, nearly 300 of these groups participate in the federation and govern it through their representatives on the organization's Board of Directors.
Since 2007, the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) has served as a trusted, neutral source of information for more than eight million homeowners. They are partnered with, and endorsed by, numerous major government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of the Treasury.
The mission of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD works to strengthen the housing market in order to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; and build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination.
The Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. Their mission is to partner with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®), founded in 1951, is the nation’s largest and longest-serving nonprofit financial counseling organization. The NFCC’s mission is to promote the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and build capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services.