Mortgage Master Opens New Chicago Branch, Expands in Midwest

Mortgage Master, Walpole, Mass., has opened a new branch office in Chicago and made two new Midwest regional hires as part of its continuing expansion.

The company named Brian Jensen as Midwest regional manager and Craig Achtzen as area manager of the new branch office.

Most recently Jensen was district manager for Prospect Mortgage, responsible for production in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Minnesota. Achtzen also previously worked for Prospect, where he held positions that included serving as branch manager in the Chicago River North market and serving as sales manager for the Midwest region.

Jensen also previously was district sales leader for MetLife Home Loans as well as a regional manager and senior vice president at Countrywide, and Achtzen’s professional experience also included work as a senior loan consultant for Wintrust Mortgage and as a vice president at Guaranteed Rate.