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Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC has announced that Jeff Peterson has joined the company as controller, working out of the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Peterson has extensive experience in the financial services industry, with 25 years of success in business and public accounting leadership positions, including tenure as a senior manager with KPMG in Salt Lake City. Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage, Peterson worked at American Express, where he most recently served as vice president and controller in the Enterprise Growth Business Unit.
"We are excited to welcome Jeff to the Castle & Cooke Mortgage team. With his extensive business and public accounting experience and desire to propel our institution, we look forward to the success we know Jeff will bring to the executive team," said Adam Thorpe, president and chief operating officer of Castle & Cooke Mortgage.
As controller, Peterson will oversee the day-to-day accounting, reporting and finance functions for Castle & Cooke Mortgage and support its strategic financial goals. Reporting to Thorpe, he will also ensure the integrity of the company's financial statements and that the branch locations are set up to maximize efficiency and profitability.
"I was attracted to Castle & Cooke Mortgage after meeting Adam and his team and developing an understanding of their goals and vision for the company," said Peterson. "I'm excited to be part of the entrepreneurial culture here, and the opportunity to leverage my skills and experience in support of that vision."
Peterson graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor of science in accounting and master of accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant.