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Meet UHM Leadership

With over 125 years of combined experience, our team brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and dedication to the table that can't be matched.

Bill Cosgrove

PRESIDENT & CEO, MBA CHAIRMAN 2015

Bill Cosgrove

Bill Cosgrove joined Union Home Mortgage in 1994 and was named President in 1998. By 1999, he became 100% stockholder of the company. Under his leadership, the company has grown from 58 million to over 3 billion dollars of loan production and has become a nationally recognized growth company. Bill was also President of the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association and earned the coveted Hodupp Award for his many contributions to the Ohio MBA. From 2008-2010, he was the National Chairman for MBA’s MORPAC Committee. This prestigious appointment consisted of leading nationwide fundraising efforts for MORPAC. During Bill’s chairmanship, MORPAC raised 1.1 million dollars for industry activism. By the age of 38, Bill was also named in Crain’s Cleveland Business “40 Under 40,” honored as one of Northeast Ohio’s top 40 executives under 40. In 2015, Bill served as MBA Chairman and testified on behalf of the Industry in Washington D.C. In addition to his many accomplishments, Bill is also a loving husband and proud father of three children.

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Al Blank

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Al Blank

Al Blank has been with Union Home Mortgage since January 2013. He graduated from Mount Union College in 1984 and obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from Kent State University’s Executive MBA Program in 1990. Al has enjoyed a career in the financial sector since 1984 in various executive roles. He has an extensive background in Capital Markets, Growth and Development as well as Operational Fulfillment. He has developed his experiences in both the bank and non-bank environments. Al has enjoyed serving on the boards of several non-profit and community organizations and is involved in numerous committees and task forces which includes serving the MBA Residential Board of Governors, co-chairing the Mortgage Servicing Rights Liquidity Committee and participating as a member of the MBA GSE task force.

Jim Ferriter

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

Jim Ferriter

As National Retail Sales Manager, Jim recruits and develops Partners by using leadership skills and expansive knowledge of the industry. He implements infrastructure and systems to support the success of the retail division and deliver profitable growth for the company. Jim says, “UHM is known for its outstanding leadership in the mortgage banking community, and I am extremely fortunate to be a Partner working to grow this great organization.”

Mike Jones

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

Mike Jones

Mike graduated from John Carroll University in 1987 and began his career in the mortgage industry five years later. Mike has been awarded into the President’s Club and Customer Service Club multiple times throughout his career and continues to succeed.  Seven years ago, Mike was promoted to National Sales Manager. During this time, the Origination staff has increased over 200% and sales volume has increased to 3 billion. Mike is happily married and the father of two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering as a basketball and baseball coach and at his church. Most importantly, Mike loves spending time with his family and friends. 

 

 

Jill Ross

General Manager - National Operations

Jill Ross

Jill joined UHM in August 2012 with 19 years mortgage lending experience in her background. She was promoted to General Manager - National Operations in 2013 assuming all facets of Operational Fulfillment across all channels of UHM business. Jill is happily married and enjoys each minute she has to spend with her family! She and her husband Brian are proud parents of two children, Brian and Kiara, who actively serve our country in the United States Navy. Also included in Jill’s family are three Pit Bulls: Nick, Jasmine and Jackson.

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