RPM Mortgage, Inc. Announces Promotion of Stew Sweet to Branch Manager of Berkeley Office


BERKELEY, Calif. – January 4, 2016 – RPM Mortgage, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Stew Sweet to Branch Manager of RPM Berkeley. Chet Gohd, RPM Berkeley’s former Branch Manager and Senior Loan Advisor, will be stepping down after 9 years of dedicated service with RPM. “I’m thrilled to be handing over my business to Stew Sweet, who truly exemplifies the RPM Berkeley boutique style of service,” said Gohd. “Stew and I have worked diligently these past couple years to deliver an awesome financing experience so that we can execute a seamless transition to start the new year!”

Stew joined RPM as a Loan Advisor in January of 2013 when he was recruited to be a part of an immersion program designed by RPM to meet the growing demand from service among millennial buyers. Stew quickly advanced to the role of Senior Loan Advisor.

In his new role as Branch Manager, Stew will focus on expanding the footprint of RPM Berkeley while continuing to offer unparalleled service to existing clients and Realtor® partners in the Berkeley/Oakland area. “I feel honored and privileged to be named the Branch Manager of RPM Berkeley. Our office is filled with outstanding loan officers and superb support staff, and I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence established by Chet Gohd,” said Stew.

“I look forward to seeing Stew take on his new role as RPM Berkeley’s Branch Manager. Stew’s dedication and strong lending experience will enable him to ensure we maintain strong customer relationships with a focus on growth,” said Rob Hirt, CEO of RPM Mortgage.

About RPM Mortgage, Inc.

Based in Alamo, California, RPM Mortgage, Inc. is a private mortgage lender. Since 1986, trust, knowledge and community focus have been the core values upon which RPM has built a reputation as a trusted mortgage lender. Scotsman Guide ranked RPM as the No. 12 mortgage lender in Top Retail Volume and No. 19 in Top Overall Volume for 2014. In addition, RPM is the only privately owned U.S. mortgage originator to have earned Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Above Average ranking in all ratings categories and was also named one of S&P’s Select Servicers in 2014. RPM services more than $3 billion in loans and their footprint of nearly 60 branches serves communities across Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon and Washington. For more information, please visit https://staging.rpm-mtg.com, call 925.295.9300, or follow @RPMMortgage.

RPM Mortgage, Inc. | 3236 Stone Valley Road West, Alamo, CA 94507 | NMLS #9472 | AZ – Mortgage Banker License #BK-0924551. CA – Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the Residential Mortgage Lending Act. CO – Mortgage Company Registration, Regulated by the Division of Real Estate. ND – Money Broker License #MB102711. NV – Mortgage Broker License #1232. OR – Mortgage Lending License #ML-4876. WA –Consumer Loan Company License #CL-9472. | Equal Housing Opportunity.

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