– Lou Barnes

Lou Barnes moved to Boulder in 1952 at age 3, and excepting New England 1960-’73, Boulder ever since. The Choate School and Brown University. Marketing Manager for Holubar Mountaineering Ltd 1973-’78. President of Spruce Real Estate 1978-‘83; BARA President 1983. Then to the dark side: Managing Partner of RCM Government Securities 1983-’88 (early MBS derivatives — please don’t tell the children — and regulatory work in the S&L meltdown). Mortgage banking: Universal Lending 1988-’89; Co-proprietor of Boulder West 1990-‘09; and since 2009 with Premier Mortgage Group. Since 1988 author-publisher “Mortgage Credit News.” lbarnes@pmglending.com.