Teressa Lurk serves as Vice President of Marketing and Design at the Mortgage Bankers Association in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, she oversees MBA’s brand strategy and corporate identity. Teressa has been a member of MBA’s marketing team since 2003 and has advanced through a series of positions of growing responsibility. As Associate VP, she led the strategic development and execution of MBA’s product and event marketing. In 2012 and 2013, she played a lead role in the creation and roll out of MBA’s new brand identity. She is a marketing executive with 13 years of experience in brand strategy, integrated marketing and product development in corporate and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining MBA in 2003, Teressa was a Marketing Account Executive, creating marketing and development plans at Textilease Corporation, a regional textile company in Beltsville, MD. Before that she served in marketing roles for CIVICUS, a global civic awareness society and managed alumni participation and student referral programs for Envision, the company that operates the National Youth Leadership Council and Congressional Youth Leadership Conference programs.