CU Members Mortgage hires credit union lending expert Renee Kontros as Pipeline Manager

DALLAS, TX (September 27, 2019) — CU Members Mortgage, a division of Colonial Savings, F.A., hired Credit Union mortgage lending expert Renee Kontros as Pipeline Manager. Kontros is responsible for managing the mortgage pipeline for all direct lending credit union partners providing supervision for each loan to ensure on-time closings and increase member and credit union satisfaction.

Kontros is a credit union lending veteran coming to us from a mortgage CUSO where she managed processing for three credit unions originating more than $1 billion annually. She is well known for increasing member survey scores to more than 96%, streamlining processes to double production volume and opening communication with clients. She’s held various other lending positions including processing supervisor, closer, processor and loan officer assistant and has vast experience working with challenges such as self-employed applicants, problematic credit histories, government loan products and construction loans.

“Renee’s extensive background specializing in challenging loan processing will expand our ability to serve credit unions nationwide in this dynamic market,” said Steve Hewins, Senior Vice-President of CU Members Mortgage. “She has the skills we have searched for to tackle complex transactions we are processing today for our credit union partners and their members. We’re thrilled to have someone of her talents to collaborate with our team as we continue to evolve into the partner of choice for the credit unions looking to expand or solidify their mortgage presence.”

Renee Kontros as CU Members Mortgage Pipeline Manager.

About CU Members Mortgage

Established in 1982 as a division of Colonial Savings, a federally chartered thrift, Dallas-based CU Members Mortgage provides comprehensive mortgage services to credit unions and CUSOs. CU Members Mortgage originates FHA, VA, Investment Property and conventional loans nationwide. With a portfolio of $24 billion, Colonial is one of the largest servicers of mortgage loans in the United States. The company is privately held and has offices located nationwide. For more information, visit


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