Cobalt Mortgage Appoints Southwest Regional Manager

Mike Matthews Opens Texas Market for Cobalt Mortgage

Apr 12, 2012, 20:38 ET from Cobalt Mortgage

PLANO, Texas, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cobalt Mortgage one of the largest privately owned mortgage-banking firms in the West, recently announced the addition of Mike Matthews as Regional Manager for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. "Mike has a proven record of implementing growth and developing new market places," said Dave Bochsler, National Sales Manager for Cobalt Mortgage. "Adding Mike to the team positions us to serve communities in the Southwest and Southern states."


"I am pleased to join such a dynamic and dedicated group," Mike Matthews said. "Cobalt Mortgage brings a wealth of opportunities to the area. My primary focus will be on recruiting the best talent, then we will work together to provide the high-level of customer satisfaction and value that distinguishes the company." Mike will begin establishing Cobalt Mortgage offices in the Dallas, Plano, Austin, and Huston areas of Texas, and will branch out to other regions in the near future.

Mike Matthews brings more than 19 years of mortgage finance experience to the Cobalt team. Throughout his career, he has been recognized as a top loan originator and results-driven leader for several prominent financial institutions. Working in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors, he has developed strong teams with award winning production levels.

Mike currently lives in Plano, Texas with his wife and their two children. He holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Texas Tech University and is an avid sportsman. Mike has a strong commitment to the community. He has held positions as a board member for the Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County and the Parks and Recreation board in Garland, Texas. In addition, he has volunteered as an ambassador for the Garland Chamber of Commerce.

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 western United States, including Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, and California. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to ethical lending practices, community philanthropy, and personal integrity. 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, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

Media Contact: Leah Schedin, Cobalt Mortgage, 425.216.8105,

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