Cobalt Mortgage Announces New Branch Manager

Mark Holzmann Joins Cobalt Mortgage Team

Jun 18, 2012, 13:40 ET from Cobalt Mortgage

PORTLAND, Ore., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cobalt Mortgage, headquartered in Kirkland Washington, one of the largest privately owned mortgage-banking firms on the west coast, recently announced the addition of Mark Holzmann, Branch Manager who will open a new office in the Portland area. "We are focusing on the Pearl District or East Portland," said Kelly Lee, Regional Manager. "Mark will be utilizing nearly three decades of experience and business networking to recruit a strong professional team to establish this new branch."


With over 28 years of residential mortgage experience, Mark Holzmann has been recognized as a national top producer and has held positions as branch, area, and regional sales manager. In addition, he has partnered to open two different mortgage operations. Mark is a long-term member of the National Mortgage Bankers Association and the Oregon Mortgage Bankers Association. With mortgage licenses in both Oregon and Washington, Mark has formed relationships with industry professionals who work with clientele in both states. "I am excited to work with Cobalt Mortgage. The company is experiencing dynamic growth and we are poised to make a difference in the Portland market," said Mark Holzmann. "Currently, I am focusing on developing a strong team and finding the best office location to serve our clients. "

"Mark brings not only a wealth of management expertise to this position but also a background in company expansion," said Dave Bochsler, National Sales Executive for Cobalt Mortgage. "He understands how to build a strong, customer-centric branch office."

Mark lives in the Portland area with his wife of 25 years and their three children.

About the company

Cobalt Mortgage has provided financing to thousands of homebuyers. Founded in early 2002, the firm has a decade-long reputation of responsible lending. One of the largest privately held mortgage-banking firms in the west; Cobalt has offices through the United States, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to responsible lending practices, community involvement, and education. As corporate supporters of the Boys and Girls Club, and Dollars for Scholars (a program of Scholarship America®) the company makes a positive impact in the communities where they operate.

Cobalt Mortgage is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming. 

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