AJ Franchi, Chief operating officer, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
Chief operating officer
Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
Charged with oversight of business efficiency and sustainable growth at Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, AJ Franchi serves as chief operating officer of the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based firm. Franchi joined Gold Star in 2008; in 2009, he was named chief information officer, tasked with the development and administration of Gold Star’s IT Infrastructure. Within four years, he had been appointed director of retail operations and a board member.
Gold Star’s industry-leading digital lending platform, ConnectGS, is an example of Franchi’s passion for applying cutting-edge technology to every aspect of the loan process. Long considered a thought leader in mortgage technology, Franchi provides consulting services from coast to coast. He has been previously recognized by MPA on the Hot 100 list in 2015 and Young Guns list 2014, among other industry accolades.