Ira L. Cohen, CEO
Ira has more than 30 years' experience in mortgage banking. Previously, Mr. Cohen served as Executive Vice President of ARCS mortgage, Inc., a Bank of New York Company, where he skillfully guided that company's corporate growth and branch expansion.
During Mr. Cohen's long and successful tenure at ARCS, the company became the nation's 27th largest mortgage banking firm, servicing a $10 billion portfolio. Cohen is a graduate of Brandeis University with a degree in political science, and attended the Executive Management Program of the UCLA Grad School of Mgmt.
Allen Satenberg, President
Allen has been a mortgage banker for over 30 years also. Before joining The Mortgage House, Mr. Satenberg was Executive Vice President of Medallion Mortgage, where he oversaw unparalleled production in the firm's Southern California and Nevada regions, as well as secondary marketing operations for the entire company.
Previously, Mr. Satenberg served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for International Mortgage Company, the mortgage subsidiary of giant home builder Kaufman and Broad. Mr. Satenberg is a CPA and a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, with a degree in Accounting.
Roxanne Carr, Division President & Corporate Sr. Vice President
Celebrating over 35 years in SLO County
Roxanne has more than 38 years as a Mortgage Banking professional. Before turning her talents and energies to The Mortgage House, Ms. Carr was the West Coast Regional Vice President for ARCS Mortgage, Inc, overseeing some 27 branches in eight states. Under her leadership, ARCS was recognized as the #1 mortgage lender in San Luis Obispo County and the company reigned as one of the nationís leading lenders.
She is in her third three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Cuesta College Foundation and recently retired as a Director for the UCSB San Luis Obispo County Economic Forecast, Mission Community Bank and the Executive Partners Program for the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly University. She truly believes in giving back to her community and served as President of the Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo, the largest Rotary club in the county, in 2007-2008. She served for several years on the United Way Board, the SanLuisObispo Chamber of Commerce, the Home Builders of the Central Coast, Cuesta Title Company, was top vote-getter in CASAís (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Kiss the Pig Contest in 1995, and is actively involved with many other worthy organizations, such as the Womenís Shelter, Prado Homeless Shelter, SLO Mozart Festival and the SLO Symphony. Roxanne assisted on several advisory boards and committees, including the SLO County Housing Trust Fund, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and was part of the original Workforce Housing Coalition for the County, among others. She is currently Tri-Chair of the SLO County Homeless Coalition working to establish a comprehensive new county homeless shelter. She enjoys continuing her education at Cuesta Community College in San Luis Obispo and is a member of Alpha Gamma Sigma.
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