Our Team

Alan Kalell – President & CEO

Alan Kalell, President & CEO
Alan joined Mortgage Solutions in the summer of 2011 as president, bringing with him more than 17 years of critical experience that includes being the president of a nationally recognized financial lending institution, chief marketing officer of a medical surgical management company, and most recently as chief executive officer/owner of a company that provides consulting services for large correspondent lenders and banks.

“My extensive business development experience, operational knowledge, and passion for excellence will elevate Mortgage Solutions of Colorado to the next level,” Alan says. “I am looking forward to guiding the company’s overall strategy for continued growth and business development in both the wholesale and retail channels.”

With the depth of Alan’s experience has come impressive impact. In 10 years as the president of a national lending corporation, Alan helped the company grow from just a few employees to more than 140. From there, Alan, went on to oversee marketing and supervise loan officers in the largest division of a very successful national home mortgage company. Alan brings essential experience, integral knowledge and a passionate vision to the Mortgage Solutions Financial team.

Christina Baker – Chief Operations Officer

Christina Baker, Chief Operations Officer
Christina Baker is the Chief Operations Officer for the company.  She was commissioned as an officer in the Army after graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  After serving six and a half years in the Army, she joined our team at Mortgage Solutions Financial.  She has been with Mortgage Solutions Financial since 2006 and has worked in all areas of the company before moving into her current position as the COO.  Christina resides in Colorado Springs, CO with her husband.

Gordon Thorn – Chief Administration Officer

Gordon Thorn, Chief Administration Officer
Gordon Thorn joined Mortgage Solutions of Colorado as its Chief Administration Officer in early 2013. Gordon has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, advising executive management in corporate financial matters, human resource management and employee benefits administration. Gordon has a BA from University of Kansas and a JD from Washburn University School of Law.In his spare time, Gordon is an avid triathlete and marathon runner.

Robert Clennan – Vice President of Sales

Robert Clennan, Vice President of Sales
Robert is the Vice President of Sales for Mortgage Solutions of Colorado LLC. Robert has been with the company for over 15 years. He has a Bachelors degree in Business Management, and he earned his MBA from CU, Denver’s Executive MBA program. Robert resides in Colorado Springs with his wife and two daughters.

Greg Grandchamp – VP, Wholesale & Correspondent Lending

Greg Grandchamp, VP, Wholesale & Correspondent Lending
Greg Grandchamp has more than 40 years of mortgage lending experience. Throughout his career, Greg has not only co-owned a mortgage company, but has also served in senior executive roles managing production and operations for companies originating $4 billion per year and more. Most recently, Greg served as one of Indymac Bank’s top producing Business Development and Area Sales Managers, as well as an Area Sales Manager for another national lender. Greg also served as an officer of California Mortgage Bankers Association for more than 7 years. Greg managed a $1.5 billion pipeline when prime exceeded 20% and mortgage rates were close to 18%.

Jesse Lopez – VP, Retail

Jesse Lopez - VP, Retail

Jesse Lopez joined the Mortgage Solutions team in 2011. Jesse brings over 15 years of mortgage lending experience that includes being a top-producing originator and wholesale account executive, national sales trainer, and vice president of wholesale. He has proven outstanding success in building and maintaining relationships with large-volume, high profit accounts with excellent levels of retention and loyalty. As VP of Retail Lending, Jesse is charged with leading a cutting-edge team of sales professionals. He is exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation, creativity and initiative to achieve both personal and corporate goals. Currently living in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife, Jesse is a proud father of three.