Long Companies today announced the following management changes with its affiliated lender, Long Mortgage Company.
Reneé Gonzales, currently Executive Vice President of Core Services for Long Companies and President of Long Title Agency, will assume the additional role of Managing Director of Long Mortgage Company, responsible for the strategic growth of the mortgage entity. Gonzales joined Long Companies in May 2002 to manage mortgage operations. She initiated the start-up of Long Mortgage Company in September 2004 and subsequently accepted the position of President of Long Mortgage. In February 2009, Gonzales moved into her current role of Executive Vice President within Long Companies. She has more than 17 years of experience in the fields of financing and mortgage, including 12 years in a business relationship with a real estate partner. A Nebraska native, Gonzales holds a bachelor’s degree in business, with an emphasis in finance and human resources, from Nebraska Wesleyan University.
In addition, Matt Rivera has been promoted to Branch Sales Manager of Long Mortgage Company. His new responsibilities will include overseeing the company’s mortgage consultants, processing relationships, sales efforts and daily operations. Rivera, a 3rd generation Tucsonan and a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Business has worked for Long Companies and Affiliates for more than 12 years, 10 of which were with Long Mortgage in many varied capacities. Most recently Rivera was the Operations Manager for Long Title Agency. He has been an active part of Long Companies growth and evolution.
“Long Companies is dedicated to a one stop shopping experience, creating a more seamless and stress-free real estate transaction for the consumer,” said Rosey Koberlein, Long Companies CEO. “Long Mortgage is an important service to the consumer and agent, and to our company’s success. In these new roles, Reneé and Matt will be in a position to further improve the value of the lending services and consumer experience, and spearhead the future growth of Long Mortgage Company. ”