Brian was born in Milwaukee, WI, attended Wauwatosa East High School, the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, and graduated from Concordia University, Mequon. Outside the mortgage industry Brian is an avid music fan, playing guitar in a local band, and is currently working towards his 2nd degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Brian, his wife and their three children reside in local area.
Alex joined the Brian Kludt team in January of 2014 with over 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry. After receiving a Finance Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Alex began a career in the mortgage business. During those 15 years he has served as a loan officer, sales manager, and operations manager. Alex takes pride in leading a team of mortgage professionals that not only give world class service, but can educate our clients to make the best financial decision. When Alex is not working, he can be found exercising, enjoying the outdoors, and coaching his 2 children.
Loan Officer NMLS #2006223
Blake joined Brian’s team after an extensive career as a financial derivatives trader and successful entrepreneur. After starting and selling two software companies, Blake was eager to get into the mortgage business- following in his family’s footsteps. Blake has a BA in Economics and MS in Finance and played college soccer and lacrosse at Albion College and The University of London. His hobbies include working out, reading, and playing with his kids! Blake is married to Paige, and has twins named George and Ellis.
Loan Officer Assistant
Before joining the Brian Kludt Team in September 2017, I worked in the restaurant industry while attending school at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and pursuing a degree in ASL Interpretation. As the team’s Client Coordinator, my focus is to make the initial contact with clients and building relationships between clients and the Brian Kludt Team. Outside of work, I go to school full time, enjoy staying active and love to travel.
Loan Manager NMLS #59775
Cynthia Kopeny joined the team June 2017, after many years of talking about making the move from Ohio to Wisconsin she and her husband now reside in the Village of Pewaukee. Cynthia has been in the mortgage industry since 2000 and takes pride in giving exceptional customer service. After meeting the team and watching how client oriented they are she knew this is a company she wanted join. Outside of work she enjoys live music, brewing her own custom beer, running and biking with her husband.