An area branch manager at Citywide Home Loans in Denver, Colorado, Gavin Ekstrom guides branch growth and works with local real estate agents. Previously, he served as a mortgage loan officer. Gavin Ekstrom maintains membership in professional organizations such as the Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association (CMLA).
The Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association offers the Mortgage Leadership Program (MLP) to help those in the mortgage business improve their leadership skills. MLP provides participants with opportunities for networking with other industry professionals. Participants also follow a curriculum covering areas ranging from company analysis to the legislative process. Additionally, members have the opportunity to volunteer in the local community with a service project.
Prerequisites for the MLP consist of a written reference from a company executive or member of the CMLA’s Board of Directors, completion of the Certified Mortgage Lender (CML) designation, and at least two years of experience in the mortgage lending industry. For more information about how to apply, testimonials, the mission of CMLA, and other details, visit http://www.cmla.com.