has announced that it is expanding operations and recruitment efforts in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Churchill’s Pacific Northwest expansion will ensure local borrowers have access to tools and strategies designed to help them make a smarter mortgage decision. Leading Churchill’s expansion efforts is Executive Vice President of the Northwest Region, Kevin J. Hanna, who brings more than 15 years of proven experience in the mortgage industry with an emphasis on management of retail and wholesale sales and operations. Hanna is an Oregon native and prior to joining Churchill served as president of Directors Mortgage.
“Churchill Mortgage believes in putting people over profits and strives to provide a world-class experience for not only its borrowers, but its real estate and industry partners as well,” said Hanna. “I look forward to furthering our ideals and leading Churchill’s growth efforts throughout the Pacific Northwest.”
Matt Clarke, COO and CFO of Churchill Mortgage, said, “The Pacific Northwest’s housing market continues to demonstrate significant growth and opportunity for mortgage lenders and homebuyers alike. With Kevin’s leadership, Churchill will launch a significant expansion in the Pacific Northwest and serve as mentors to homebuyers as they look to achieve the true American dream of debt-free homeownership.”
Churchill also announced the addition of Travis Olson as Senior Vice President of the Northwest Region, and Jeff Miller as Vice President of the Northwest Region. Olson is a proven sales leader, coach and recruiter having led numerous branches and regions through periods of significant growth in his more than 25 years of industry experience. Miller, a 19-year industry veteran, will support all dynamics of Churchill’s Pacific Northwest expansion including operations, marketing and overall strategy.