Tai Christensen, Chair
Co-Founder and Chief Diversity Officer
Tai Christensen is the Co-Founder and Chief Diversity Officer for Arrive Home, a national down payment assistance social enterprise serving underbanked communities. Tai is also the host of the California Mortgage Bankers Association’s podcast on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She serves as Chair of the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC), and also serves as a board member for Axis Lending Academy, a non-profit that focuses on providing the mortgage lending industry with a more diverse talent pool of job candidates.
Tai is a winner of the 2023 National Mortgage Professional Women of Inspiration Award, the SUCCESS Magazine’s 2023 Emerging Entrepreneur Award, the 2022 Thought Leader Award for Progress in Lending and the 2021 Mortgage Professional America Elite Women Award. She has been featured on Fox Business News, as well as articles in the Washington Post, Mortgage Professional America, MReport, Real Estate Weekly, Forbes, and numerous podcasts. Tai is passionate about assisting credit worthy borrowers in disadvantaged communities become homeowners and build intergenerational wealth through homeownership.
Tai lives in Eagle Mountain, Utah, with her husband, three daughters and their black lab, Charley. She attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, specializing in working with underserved communities.