Bob Dorsa is President of the ACUMA (American Credit Union Mortgage Association) a professional trade association (co-founded by Dorsa in 1996). ACUMA is a unique niche trade association in the Credit Union industry as its sole focus is credit union residential mortgage lending and related real estate issues. Dorsa is responsible for all aspects of ACUMA’s activities and serves as a leading expert and official industry spokesperson, meeting planning, marketing and communications and business operations for the associations more than 300 members nationwide.
Dorsa is continually recognized for his nearly 40 years experience in the Credit Union industry which includes, holding top executive positions for several credit unions and formation and development of ACUMA and the NACUSO where he spent more than 15 years as President and CEO.
His knowledge and experience of Credit Unions and real estate lending issues serves as the cornerstone for ACUMA and its pursuit to ensure is leading strategic objective at the forefront of the Credit Union community pertaining to real estate lending. Dorsa truly believes real estate lending is the single most important issue facing credit unions and will be the determining factor as to the survival of the entire Credit Union system. Decades of experience validate real estate lending opens many doors to other account relationship with consumers and younger members critical to the future for the Credit Union system.
Credit unions must achieve success in this product area in the future since real estate market share percentages have been in the single digit range nationally for decades.
Dorsa is a qualified speaker and Blogger on the topic of credit union mortgage lending and the benefits for the credit union system. He has authored numerous articles and Opinion Editorials and is a frequent contributor to trade publications and journals.
His prior experience and 20 year tenure with NACUSO coincided with the growth and development of hundreds of CUSOs in the U.S. from 1985 until 2005. He is personally credited for assisting and consulting with dozens of CUSOs from their formation to viability business entities. .
In 2002 Dorsa was formally recognized as an Honored Lifetime Member of Strathmore’s “Who’s Who in the U.S.” Directory and in 2008 inducted to the Who’s Who in America’s Credit Unions