The lessons Mat Ishbia learned playing and coaching basketball at Michigan State University helped him turn United Wholesale Mortgage into a leading funder of brokered loans.

For example: He knows the buzz of victory can be short-lived for sports teams and mortgage companies alike. After Michigan State won the 2000 championship, within a few days (if not hours), head coach Tom Izzo was already working on recruiting new players.

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