About

When You Can’t Afford To Be Wrong

For more than 35 years, MRG’s highly respected staff of compliance experts have been providing lenders with legally defendable compliance expertise. Our unparalleled compliance solutions combine years of real estate law experience, in-depth compliance insights, and state-of-the-art technology to compliantly document your mortgage transactions. Our solutions provide industry leading built-in compliance checks to mitigate your risk and alleviate your compliance guesswork.

MRG’s team of compliance experts recognize the business imperative of proactively monitoring and continuously analyzing regulatory changes, trends, and impending regulations that impact your business. Our highly skilled team of professionals is constantly on alert for changes from all federal, state, local and investor requirements to provide you with up-to-date compliance from a source you can trust.

Our team is also available to advise you on a variety of todays most pressing compliance issues, far surpassing what a typical doc prep provider can deliver. MRG values the importance of a strong relationship and is passionate about providing you with highly competent compliance experts to deliver timely and accurate responses to all of your compliance concerns.

Ease Your Compliance Burden

The time to ease your compliance burden is now. Turn to the experts that other leading providers and industry sources turn to. MRG’s team is highly sought after for compliance opinions, insight and content, including the Mortgage Bankers Association. MRG’s state-of-the-art compliance technology integrates with many leading LOS providers to deliver mortgage documents that are fully warranted, and most importantly, legally defensible.

When you can’t afford to be wrong and your documents must be perfect, turn to MRG and mitigate your risk while easing your compliance burden.

Our Team

Michael L. Riddle

Managing Director

Michael L. Riddle is the managing director of Mortgage Resources Group, LLC., responsible for the overall operations of the firm. He guides the teams within the firm that develop and deliver “best in class” compliant disclosure and documentation systems to single family mortgage lenders throughout the country.

Mr. Riddle is the co-founder and managing partner of the Middleberg Riddle Group, one of America’s preeminent mortgage banking law firms and, in that role, has spent much of his 40 plus year professional career providing advice and legal counsel concerning regulatory compliance, enforcement and litigation to clients including banks, mortgage lenders, insurers and related financial service entities. He is a member of the Texas Bar, the Dallas Bar and the American Bar Association, as well as being admitted to practice before the federal courts in the Northern District of Texas and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mike is also an active member of the Texas and the American Mortgage Bankers Associations, has served as a member of the Board of Directors of North Texas Public Broadcasting (as well as co-chair of its capital campaign), and the Dallas Opera. He is a past president of the USA Film Festival, Inc. and, for a number of years, was the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Provident Bankcorp of Texas.

Christina Jenkins

Attorney and Director of Customer Support

Christina advises clients through a broad range of mortgage banking compliance issues, assisting lenders from origination to closing, as well as in post-closing compliance review. Before joining MRG, Ms. Jenkins served in private practice as mortgage banking compliance counsel, and she also has significant experience in mortgage asset resolution and commercial loan originations. Before becoming an attorney, she worked in loan operations at two large, national banks. Ms. Jenkins has been a speaker at continuing legal education panels addressing various issues impacting mortgage lending, and Chairs a group within the American Bar Association’s Real Property Trusts and Estates Section. In addition to her work at MRG, Ms. Jenkins serves clients through the Dallas Bar Association’s Dallas Volunteer Attorneys Program.

Brad McFarling

IT Director

Brad McFarling is the Information Technology Director for Mortgage Resources Group, LLC.  Mr. McFarling has been with MRG since 1987 and has been working in the legal, software industry since graduating with a B.S. Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1985.  Besides his duties as IT Director, he is also the senior software developer and systems architect for MRG’s document preparation system.  Mr. McFarling pioneered many of today’s document preparation technologies such as remote document delivery, dynamic document templates and business to business integrations before they became the industry mainstays they are today.   Mr. McFarling has also published articles in various trade journals.

Cheryl Bump

Director of New Product Development

Cheryl assumed responsibility for all New Product Development in 2004.  She is responsible for both generic and lender specific programs, all forms creation and installation, installation of compliance testing programs and she is the coordinator between legal compliance, technology, and customer service.  Prior to 2004, Cheryl was the Director of Customer Service and Post Closing.  Prior to joining MRG in 1996, Cheryl worked with several mortgage lenders in the production, underwriting, closing, and post closing areas.  She began her career in mortgage lending in 1985 and brings volumes of experience to MRG Document Technologies.

Marsha L. Williams

Senior Attorney

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Marsha L. Williams is senior attorney on the legal staff of Mortgage Resources Group, LLC.

Ms. Williams received her B.A. degree from Oklahoma State University and her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma.  She is admitted to practice in Texas and Oklahoma and is a member of the American and Dallas Bar Associations. She is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, a Texas Top Rated Lawyer, a Top Rated Lawyer in Banking and Finance Law, a Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate Law, and listed by Fortune Magazine as Women Leaders in Law.

Marsha Williams is a Past President of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association, having previously served as Vice President, Treasurer and Chair of the Judiciary/Legislative Committee. She received the 1999 Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Distinguished Service Award. Ms. Williams has served on the National MBA Board of Directors and is a member of the State Legislative and Regulatory Committee, the Legal Issues Committee and the Political Action Committee (MORPAC).  She is past Chair of the MBA’s Mortgage Action Alliance, State Legislative and Regulatory, Education and the State and Local MBA Liaison Committees. Ms. Williams received the 1996 MBA State and Local MBA Service Award, the 2004 and 2008 MORPAC Schumacher-Bolduc Award and was honored at the 2009 MBA Convention for her involvement with MORPAC. She has served on the National Advisory Council of Fannie Mae and has also served on the faculty of the MBA’s Mortgage Banking School. She has made numerous presentations related to regulatory compliance at the national Mortgage Bankers Association Convention, to local, state and national trade association conferences and legal seminars and has published articles in various legal and trade journals. Ms. Williams is a co-author of Pratt’s State Regulation of Second Mortgages and Home Equity Loans published by A. S. Pratt & Sons. She was a contributing editor for the States of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana for the South Central Region Volume of Residential Mortgage Lending: State Regulation Manual published by Clark Boardman Callaghan, was contributing editor for the Regulatory Compliance Manual and for the Handbook for Loan Administration, both published by the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and was co-author of “Overview of Residential Mortgage Lending Regulations,” Dunnaway, FIRREA: Law and Practice: and The Law of Distressed Real Estate, also published by Clark Boardman Callaghan. She also was a member of the Attorney’s Committee of the Texas Conference on Homeowners Rights and the Texas Consumer Credit Commissioner’s Plain Language Task Force.  Ms. Williams has chaired the Texas Bankers Association Legal Conference.  She is a member of the Texas Association of Bank Counsel and has served on its Board of Directors.

In February, 1999 Ms. Williams was appointed by then Texas Governor George W. Bush to the Board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to represent lending institutions.  She has also served on the Board of the National Conference of State Housing Boards.

Currently Ms. Williams serves on the Governing Committee of The Conference on Consumer Finance Law and on the State Bar of Texas Business Law Section’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.  She is also a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences.