Harry Hayes (center) accepts the CMB designation certificate from Brian Stoffers, CMB and 2020 MBA Chairman (left) and Madeline H. Johnson, CMB - Society Vice-Chair.Harry Hayes (center) accepts the CMB designation certificate from Brian Stoffers, CMB and 2020 MBA Chairman (left) and Madeline H. Johnson, CMB - Society Vice-Chair.

Clear Mountain Bank’s Hayes Earns Certified Mortgage Banker Designation

Posted on: October 29th, 2019

Harry Hayes, Vice President of Mortgage Origination at Clear Mountain Bank, has earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation through the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), making him the first to earn this designation in the state of West Virginia.

A Certified Mortgage Banker represents a professional standard recognized throughout the real estate finance industry. The CMB designation is awarded to mortgage banking professionals who have more than 5 years of experience in the real estate finance industry. It signifies an individual’s demonstrated knowledge, understanding, and competency in residential real estate finance, and distinguishes professionals for their commitment to excellence and high ethical standards.

Hayes is among 44 CMBs recognized by MBA at their annual convention and expo, held in October 2019, and joins a group of more than 1,300 industry professionals in the mortgage banking industry. Learn more about the Certified Mortgage banker program and see the complete list of graduates.

Hayes has been with Clear Mountain Bank since 2006. A native of Kingwood, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in business management from West Virginia University and is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and holds a Wharton Leadership certificate. He serves on the Preston County Economic Development Authority (PCEDA) board in the area of finance, as well as the Kingwood Volunteer Fire Department finance committee and the United Way Emerging Leaders committee and 2020 campaign chair.

Hayes (NMLS #742939) can be reached at Clear Mountain Bank’s Sabraton office at 1889 Earl Core Road in Morgantown, WV or by phone at 304.284.2265 or email hhayes@clearmountainbank.com.

Clear Mountain Bank is a locally owned and managed community bank serving north-central West Virginia and western Maryland.  Clear Mountain Bank offers a comprehensive array of banking services.  The company is a leader in providing electronic banking services, including mobile banking and remote deposit.  Additional information is available at www.clearmountainbank.com.

 About MBA

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, who represents and serves its members through a comprehensive array of capabilities and tools that enable members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable and responsible real estate financing within ever-changing business environments. For more information visit https://www.mba.org.


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