2023 HW Insider: Blake Kolo


As Chief Business Officer and Head of Investor Relations, Blake Kolo has been instrumental in United Wholesale Mortgage’s (UWM) growth and financial performance. He brings an unparalleled combination of accounting, finance and sales experience to UWM’s Executive team. Kolo is consistently developing plans and strategies aimed at accelerating business development. Joining UWM only four years ago, Kolo has made a significant impact on the company, playing a vital role in taking UWM public through the largest SPAC in history at the time and helping UWM achieve its ranking as the number one overall lender in the nation.

Kolo holds two roles with UWM that are fundamental to driving company success. As the head of investor relations, Kolo serves as the primary contact between UWM, investors and market analysts. This entails creating and maintaining vital relationships and playing a key role in ensuring stakeholders are accurately informed of UWM’s business model, financial performance and long-term strategies. Kolo also oversees UWM’s mortgage funding operations, private label securitization and mortgage servicing rights activity, a critical business unit, especially with interest rate volatility in the last 12 months. Kolo forges the path to greater success through his thoughtfulness, determination and forward-thinking.


Blake Kolo


Chief Business Officer and Head of Investor Relations

Company Name:

United Wholesale Mortgage

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