Linda Buchanan Joins Manhattan Beach Office of Cobalt Mortgage

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cobalt Mortgage, one of the nation's largest privately-owned mortgage lenders, is proud to announce that Linda Buchanan has joined its Manhattan Beach branch. Linda brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the office, the firm's fifth in Southern California. Her addition represents Cobalt Mortgage's ongoing commitment to increase its presence in the Southern California mortgage marketplace.

Cobalt's Manhattan Beach Branch Manager Chris Ledlie said, "Linda is an amazing addition to our growing team in the South Bay community. Her professional focus on customer education, responsible lending and community involvement is a perfect fit with Cobalt's principles. She is a community icon and we couldn't be more excited to have her become the keystone of our Manhattan Beach team of mortgage originators."

A native Californian, Linda graduated from USC, and has a long-established reputation in the region as an industry expert and top producer. During her 20 years as a mortgage banker, she has built a loyal customer base by providing responsive personal service and taking the time to educate borrowers about their loan choices. "Linda's stellar track record demonstrates her dedication to putting the best interests of her clients first," said Brady Yeager, Area Manager for Cobalt Mortgage. "She embraces the principles that have helped us succeed, and we're confident that she will be instrumental in helping us radiate the Cobalt brand throughout the South Bay and beyond."

According to Linda, choosing to team up with Cobalt was not just about selling loans. "Cobalt's proactive approach to doing business empowers me to help my clients achieve their homeownership dreams. The fact that their customer care extends well outside the office walls and into the communities that they serve is important to me. I'm excited about having even greater opportunities to give back to the local causes and organizations that make the South Bay such an incredible place to live."

About Cobalt Mortgage:

Cobalt Mortgage has provided financing to thousands of home buyers. Founded in 2001, the firm has a decade-long reputation of responsible lending. One of the largest privately-held mortgage banking firms in the US, Cobalt has offices throughout the United States, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington and is licensed in 15 states. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to responsible lending practices, community involvement, and education. As corporate supporters of the Boys & Girls Club, and the Cobalt Cares Foundation, the company makes a positive impact in the communities where it operates.

Cobalt Mortgage is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.


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