HomeStar Companies , a provider of comprehensive real estate services and solutions with headquarters in Maple Grove, Minnesota, has announced the appointment of Steve Hozie as both chief financial officer and chief operating officer.
Hozie, a veteran of 30 years in the mortgage industry, will work out of the company's Dallas, Texas, office. In his role as CFO, Hozie will handle all of the company's financial matters, including planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, and taxes. As COO, he will oversee the HomeStar's day to day operations.
HomeStar Companies, which was founded in 2008, includes HomeStar Property Solutions, HomeStar Property Claims, and HomeStar Property Management. Among the services the company provides are inspections, property preservation, remodeling, repair, and code compliance.
"Steve's vast experience and financial expertise make him an invaluable asset to HomeStar as our company grows," said Michael Breese, president and chief executive officer of HomeStar Companies.
Hozie has been a CFO for several companies in the mortgage industry, including American Home Mortgage Servicing, American Home Mortgage Investment Corporation, and Fleet Mortage Group. Immediately prior to joining HomeStar, Hozie served as senior vice president of strategic financial planning for Wingspan Portfolio Advisors. At Wingspan, Hozie headed the loan originations division and also handled product pricing.