Eric Mitchell Named Most Connected Mortgage Professional Fifth Consecutive Year

Eric Mitchell - EVP National Retail for Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corp

Eric Mitchell, Executive Vice President-National Retail for Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corp, has once again been designated one of the nation's Most Connected Mortgage Professionals by National Mortgage Professional Magazine.

Eric Mitchell, Executive Vice President-National Retail for Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corp,  has once again been designated one of the nation’s Most Connected Mortgage Professionals by National Mortgage Professional Magazine (NMP). Selected from hundreds of highly qualified nominees, this accolade marks Mitchell’s fifth consecutive designation, and uniquely distinguishes him as the sole five-year honoree in the history of the magazine.

NMP recognizes exceptionally connected Mortgage Professionals based upon their recognition and communications reach in the mortgage lending industry. “I’m honored to again be named to NMP’s exclusive list of Most Connected Mortgage Professionals,” said Eric Mitchell when asked to comment. “Being able to instantly reach thousands enables me to introduce Gold Star - its award-winning automated workflows and leading compensation model - to the greatest number of our industry’s most talented retail market leaders. There is simply no greater recruiting tool in my arsenal, and I creatively employ its power to full advantage in order to ensure the growth of Gold Star’s branches.”

Pete Crenshaw, leading Branch Manager with Gold Star’s Las Vegas, NV Branch, echoed Mitchell’s contention regarding the relationship between Eric’s reach and his own branch growth. “From day one, Eric Mitchell has leveraged his wisdom and expansive network to grow the success of my branch. His ability to identify and introduce me to the most sought-after Loan Officers in my area, time and again, creates an incredible opportunity for all of us. Eric’s recruiting assistance helps me wear my most productive hat. A lot of companies will tell you they offer recruiting assistance. Eric Mitchell and Gold Star deliver.”

Mitchell’s passion for creating thriving partnerships between Loan Officers and their Realtor® partners is one reason he and Gold Star caught the attention of Craig Proctor Coaching, (, a renowned national Realtor® Coach. When asked why Proctor named Gold Star his exclusive preferred national mortgage lending partner, Founder and CEO Craig Proctor responded, “In addition to Gold Star being a long-standing, respected national lender, Mitchell’s unmatched ability to facilitate key introductions between exceptional Loan Officers and Top Performing Realtor® teams in every market spells unprecedented success for all.”  


Founded in 2000 and based in Ann Arbor, MI, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corporation is one of the nation’s premier mortgage companies, originating billions in home loans across the United States. Named one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine, Gold Star has been repeatedly honored for industry-leading technology and workplace culture, with awards including Detroit Free Press Top 100 Workplace (seven years), four-time Ellie Mae Hall of Fame inductee for Outstanding Efficiency/ROI and Outstanding Loan Origination Process as well as the 2018 Winner of the Ellie Mae Innovative Encompass Challenge, Motivity Corporation’s Innovator of the Year 2017 and Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Tech Savvy Lender designation. Gold Star is privileged to provide unsurpassed technology-driven, relationship-based service from coast-to-coast. For more information regarding Gold Star, please visit For information regarding employment and branching opportunities with Gold Star, visit or contact Eric Mitchell at 310-356-7388 ext.729.

Source: Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corp