As a Certified Divorce Lending Professional, (CDLP®), I focus my practice on helping divorcing homeowners make a more informed decision regarding their home equity solutions and the divorce team identify any potential conflicts between the divorce settlement, the mortgage, and the real property.

I am a native Southern Californian, born in Newport Beach and raised in San Juan Capistrano. I grew up in a family of entrepreneurs, where my mother and father owned several businesses and taught me that work ethic and commitment, relationships and reputation, integrity, and trust are the driving forces behind every successful business. My parents also taught me that in every crisis there is opportunity.

I received my first taste of the significance of customer service when I worked at the Ritz Carlton for seven years as a food and beverage manager. I learned to really listen to the customer’s needs, always put them first, and hopefully manage to exceed their expectations. When I switched to the mortgage industry in 2001, I knew that my talent for working with people along with my entrepreneurial instincts would be a great combination for growing my own business.

Creating my own independent Mortgage Practice was such an easy decision. My core values lie so heavily on customer service, entrepreneurial spirit, and teamwork – it was like a custom fit. Building long-lasting relationships based on integrity, commitment, and follow-through – those are the keys to success.

My wife Laureen and I have two young daughters and love that we are raising them not far from where we both grew up. Having grown up just minutes from world-class surfing beaches and a couple of hours from ski/snowboard Mountains, I know I wouldn’t trade this for the world. The OC is like living in an endless