Meet The Team

The Planet Home Lending Boulder Team’s mission is to provide homeowners and future homeowners throughout Boulder County and greater Colorado with comprehensive home financing options at very competitive rates. We’re committed to serving you with integrity, flexibility, and the level of time-sensitive urgency often required in the ever-evolving Boulder, Denver Metro and Northern Colorado mortgage landscape.

Insightful and creative home-financing consultation. Local real estate and community expertise. And customer service that’s unrivaled in the industry. 

This is the Planet Home Lending Boulder experienced; the cornerstone of our never-ending commitment to exceed your expectations and fulfill the dream of homeownership.

BLUE HESSNER

BRANCH MANAGER / SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #297439
Cell:  (303) 748-0565
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Full disclosure: I am not your typical suit-wearing mortgage broker. In fact, I like to think of myself as down-to-earth and approachable, a real person with real solutions to every mortgage problem. Prior to starting my career in mortgage loan origination, I was one of the world’s...
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BRIAN WEINBERG

BRANCH MANAGER / SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #502102
Cell:  (303) 916-6982
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I have been providing top quality residential mortgage services in the Boulder county and surrounding areas for more than eight years. My mortgage experience rests on a strong foundation in the banking industry, having worked with US Bank for eight years, where my roles included serving as Branch Manager...
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DIRK WALKER

BRANCH MANAGER/SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #276166
Cell:  (720) 205-8847
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At the age of 14, I asked my mom to teach me how stocks and the stock market worked. She showed me what my college savings were invested in and from that point on I looked up Texaco, US Gypsum, Tesoro, and few others in the Boulder Daily Camera every day (yes, I’m a Boulder native and... 
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TODD ADELMAN

BRANCH MANAGER/SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #300605
Cell: (303) 931-1188
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I am a 17-year veteran of the mortgage business.  My distinct personalized approach stems from my diverse background and interests as a recording musician (with six records to my credit), as an environmental and social activist, as the founder and...
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ALICIA ALPENFELS

SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #296651
Cell:  (303) 710-5992
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Born and raised in Boulder (go Panthers!), I have a zest for traveling the world, studying cultures, and understanding how people live. Eighteen years ago, I entered the mortgage industry with the desire to help home buyers easily navigate the complex lending system. I had been a homeowner...
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JOHN KURTZ

SENIOR LOAN CONSULTANT

NMLS #275592
Cell: (303) 594-9695
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I have more than 20 years of experience in mortgage banking providing trusted professional solutions to my clients. My honesty and integrity combined with a calm, steady approach have helped me navigate clients through the mortgage process with confidence, at the same time building...
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ADAM LEEGER

PRODUCTION TEAM LEAD

NMLS #1296702
Cell:  (303) 619-8671
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I believe in putting homeowners first, making the home loan experience personal and transparent, and doing the right thing for my customers. My focus at Planet Home Lending is helping Front Range folks build wealth through homeownership and real estate investment. While I grew up in Michigan, Nederland is where I’m most at home...
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JULIE DALE

PRODUCTION TEAM LEAD

NMLS #2027997
Cell:  (720) 320-3382
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Fulfilling dreams of home ownership has been at the center of my career. I started 25 years ago working for my Dad’s mortgage business and then specialized in loans helping people avoid foreclosures. Upon venturing into real estate investing, I was able to fix-and-flip homes with affordable price tags, while educating...
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CRISTI HUNTER

Senior Processor

P: 720-543-8585
F: 443-927-7567
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REBECCA TIARKS

Junior Processor

NMLS ID# 1178646
P: 720-543-8598
F: 443-927-9547
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TOM HESSNER

Loan Officer Assistant

P: 720-543-8582
F: 443-443-8582
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