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Paul Taylor is the CEO of Mortgage Professionals Canada based in Toronto, ON. He began the position in January 2016. Prior to this, Paul was Director of Operations with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario. He graduated from the Ivey School of Business with an Executive MBA in Business Administration and Management.

Paul talks about what led him to the position of CEO with MPC, his priorities moving forward, and his vision for the future of the organization.

 


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  • Mortgage Professionals Canada is a group of individuals that work in a particular industry that support each other in their own professional endeavors. 

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  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="1:34"]″] Tell us a bit about your story.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="4:08"]″] How was your previous position with IBAO similar to MPC?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="5:22"]″] There are noticeable similarities in the day-to-day operations of value to its members, though the industry itself is quite different.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:15"]″] How long have you been at the helm of MPC?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="6:26"]″] Can you share something you’ve learned from a past experience of failure?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="8:09"]″] Investing time in the due diligence on the front end of a job saves a whole lot of time, and potential embarrassment, later on.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="8:22"]″] Hire slowly, fire quickly. Make sure you form partnerships slowly and understand their skill sets.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="8:44"]″] Can you expand on the terminology of agents and brokers in Ontario?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="9:00"]″] In Ontario, an insurance agent is “captive” and a broker can offer the products and services of numerous insurers.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="9:49"]″] How many members were a part of IBAO compared to MPC?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="10:09"]″] What led you to your current position with MPC?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="11:44"]″] Can you share a bit about yourself?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="13:09"]″] What’s one thing people couldn’t find out about you from Google?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="14:10"]″] What are you excited about for MPC, and what is your vision for the future?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="15:57"]″] Our priorities are to increase government relations, increase overall membership base and engagement, and increase consumer awareness of the value of using a mortgage broker (in no particular order).
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="18:13"]″] MPC is a group of individuals that work in a particular industry that support each other in their own professional endeavors.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="19:01"]″] We want people to have the opportunity to ask questions in a peer-to-peer support group.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="19:44"]″] We also want to run more local educational events.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="20:47"]″] From a member engagement perspective, I want people to start seeing MPC as their local community.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="21:01"]″] We’ve increased our budget for consumer advertising.
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="22:42"]″] What’s something you’re excited about for the upcoming Mortgage Professionals Canada National Conference in Vancouver this November?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="24:25"]″] Anything else to add?
  • [spp-timestamp time=”[spp-timestamp time="25:31"]″] The association works when it’s a community.

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