UWM holding company announcement Blake Kolo (CPA, CVA, CFE, CFF) has been appointed Head of Investor Relations in addition to his current role as Chief Commercial Officer at UWM.
Kolo will assume Investor Relations responsibilities, which were previously held by matt roslin. Roslin will remain active in all parts of the business, but will focus heavily on his role as Senior Vice President, Compliance and Legal Affairs at UWM.
“Blake has a very diverse background and has been involved in many different industries through many cycles,” said Mat Ichbia, Chairman and CEO of UWM. “His seasoned financial experience, insight and relationship-oriented mindset will be a critical part of our continued growth, strategy and corporate financial performance. Blake’s sound judgment and deep expertise have helped guide UWM through one of our most significant periods of growth and take UWM to the public.I look forward to Blake sharing our growth story with all of our partners and investors.
Kolo joined UWM in 2019 as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, where he has a strong focus on managing UWM’s mortgage finance operations, private label securitization platform and mortgage servicing rights business. His team ensures maximum efficiency in many areas of the financial markets.
In his new role, Kolo will continue to oversee UWM’s mortgage finance operations and mortgage rights management business, while also working to build and maintain relationships with investors and analysts across the country. Kolo’s more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry will enable him to ensure that stakeholders are properly informed of UWM’s business model, financial performance and long-term strategies.
Prior to UWM, Kolo was Managing Director at The Siegfried Groupwhere, during his six-year tenure, the company’s Detroit office attracted more than 40 new clients, a quarter of which were Fortune 500 companies. Kolo was promoted to Managing Director in less than 3 years, the one of the fastest appointments to this position in the company’s history.