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Meet the Team

Real people ready to help

Rob Jafek

Principal

Rob’s been involved since the inception of Boomerang, over a decade ago. He has a long history in the finance industry, working as Head of International Trading for Nicholas Applegate and an analyst for Tiger Management. He later founded and managed two alternative investment firms: Plumeria Advisors and Torrey Pines Capital Investments. He is a contributing member to Forbes.com and a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. On his personal time, Rob enjoys hanging out with his wife and family, scuba diving, cycling and cooking (and eating)."One team, one dream."

Allen Marsh

Managing Director

Allen oversees Boomerang’s operations, as well as focuses on real estate acquisition, development, management, and disposition. Prior to joining Boomerang in 2014, he spent more than 30 years engaging in various aspects of investment real estate, and was Managing Member at Pacific Western Partners, Regional Vice President at Pinnacle Realty Management, and Senior Manager at Koll Management Services. Allen received a BS in Finance and Real Estate from Arizona State University and holds an Arizona Real Estate Broker’s License. He holds the Certified Fund Manager designation from the American Association of Private Lenders. Allen enjoys time with his wonderful wife, children and grandchildren."Overnight success usually takes 15 years."

Andrew Bang

Director of Lending

Andrew is the top loan originator for Boomerang Capital. In 2021, he ranked #2 in the Country for closed loans amount all loan originators (NonQM). He handles the Texas and Arizona markets. After studying accounting at ASU, he started out as a staff accountant, but realized his passion lay in hands-on work where he could see first-hand the benefits of his labor. In 2008, he flipped his first home and by 2011, he had flipped more than 100 homes. In 2015, the City of Mesa awarded him the Historic Preservation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rehabilitation and Restoration. Andrew’s knowledge and experience in flipping homes helps him provide his clients with the funding and guidance they need to be successful time and time again."If you follow a path left by others, you’ll never go where no one has ever been. I want to be the first to see something no one has seen before. Where is the path to the unknown?...."

Chris Marohn

Vice President of Operations

Chris is a reformed lawyer looking for something more than the billable hour. He a native of the San Francisco Bay Area with a fierce loyalty to the Giants and anyone playing the Dodgers. In his spare time, he loves to be with his wife and dog. With Chris' love of baseball, it is unsurprising that his favorite food is hot dogs. He is a social butterfly who likes to think of original and unique ways to solve problems creating a win win for everyone. "There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The problem is when March comes around, I change up the order".

Vanessa Montoya

Loan Officer

Vanessa is a seasoned lending professional with over 11 years of experience in the industry. Beyond her career, she is also a passionate real estate investor, leveraging her expertise to make smart investments. When she is not crunching numbers or exploring real estate opportunities, you can find her outdoors whether it’s hiking, camping or simply enjoying the beauty of nature.“Life either happens by design or default, you choose.” -Bob Proctor

Alexander Carrilho

Loan Officer

Alexander is an experienced loan officer, bringing years of knowledge in residential mortgages and hard money lending. His passion for real estate stems from the multitude of avenues there are to success found within the space. Alexander loves spending time with his family – his wife, daughter and eagerly awaited baby boy – accompanied by their trio of loyal dogs. When not focused on real estate, he finds joy in working on his 1987 BMW and is a fan of the MN Vikings. .“ If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.” - Warren Buffett

Brandon Jewell

Loan Officer

Brandon was a former bank manager and Loan Officer in the East Valley with nearly 15 years of sales and lending experience. Originally, from Michigan, he and his wife moved with their dogs to Arizona in 2018, giving up snow shovels and cold winters, for the beautiful weather and scenery of State 48! If he’s not watching the Detroit Lions, or Michigan Football, you may run into him on the golf course, or at a concert as he’s been to over 100! “I’ll lean on you, and you lean on me, and we’ll be okay” - Dave Matthews

Megan Marohn

Fund Operations Assistant

From the very beginning, Megan has shown she is comfortable wearing many hats. She currently works with our investor relations, marketing, and systems implementation. She is passionate about dog rescue, traveling to meet new people and eating amazing food, all while creating beautiful things."I remind myself regularly – ‘Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.’"

Emily Weaver

Loan Processor

Emily has been with Boomerang for 4+ years, in a variety of positions, and loves working with the great team of people here. She is currently serving as a Loan Processor and enjoys working with our clients to get loans closed quickly and efficiently. In her free time, you can find her spending time with her family, hiking and traveling. "It is not the critic who counts… The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena" – Theodore Roosevelt

Jennifer DelNero

Loan Processor

Jenn has been involved in hard money lending since 2005. Currently processing loans for Boomerang Capital, she enjoys being behind the scenes, closing deals and working with her teammates and title companies to create a smooth lender-compliant transaction. In her free time, Jenn can be found traveling and enjoying her family."Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what SUNFLOWERS do!" – Helen Keller

Patricia Varney

Loan Processor

Tricia comes to us from New Hampshire and is looking forward to exploring all that Arizona has to offer. She has a BA in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. She has worked in the Behavioral Health field for the past decade. She is new to hard money lending and is eager to learn and be a part of the Boomerang team! When she is not in the office, she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her family."Success leaves clues. Proximity is Power. Love your family. Choose your peers." – Tony Robbins

Amanda Fonseca

Senior Accountant

Amanda is an experienced accountant, bringing 20 years of accounting experience, a bachelor’s in accounting and master’s in business management to the team. Outside of accounting, Amanda loves all dogs, running, hiking, swimming, biking, her family, coffee, kayaking, dragon boating, paddle boarding, traveling, and camping.
“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” ― John Muir

Pam Alward

Loan Operations Assistant

Known in the office as "Pamcakes" due to her sweet disposition, Pam is the lead of loan servicing. Chances are when you call, you’ll hear her voice. When not a work, she spends time with her 2 active grandchildren."Own who you are."

Zack Jafek

VP of Strategic Initiatives

Zack is a recent UC San Diego graduate in Economics and Mathematics. He oversees the loan processes and company data. He is the self-appointed party planner for the office. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, biking, and rowing."I took our team photos so naturally I made mine look the best"

Letisha Thompson

Loan Operations Assistant

Letisha is an invaluable part of the Boomerang team. Her role as Loan Operations Assistant keeps her busy all day. She is always enthusiastic and attentive to our loan customers, and willing to jump in and help translate when the situation requires it.. Her skills and personality create a seamless customer journey throughout the draw process. In her spare time, she enjoys going for morning runs and spending time outdoors."I have run several half marathons with my husband, and the hardest part of the run is always waiting for him at the finish line."

Angela Evans

Loan Operations Assistant

Angela has been with Boomerang for several years and has become the manager of all things extension related. Angela is also a rare-bread in that she is an Arizona native. She has 4 adult children, 1 rescue dog, 3 grand-rats and 2 grand-cats. Her hobbies include gardening, baking and refinishing furniture."To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." - Audrey Hepburn

Jacob Oliver

Loan Operations Assistant

Born and raised under the Arizona sun, Jacob brings a fresh perspective to Boomerang. With a background as a Medicare insurance broker, he lends his skills to to the Loan Operations department. Off the clock, you'll find Jacob at a Phoenix Suns game or at home watching his favorite movies. We're thrilled to have Jacob on board, contributing his expertise and enthusiasm to our dynamic team.“If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Leen

Cade Westlake

Collateral Recovery Specialist

An Arizona native, Cade has a degree in Business Administration and is planning to tackle an MBA shortly thereafter. Cade admits that he gets easily sucked into a good spreadsheet like other people get sucked into a good novel. And he has done much to bolster the spreadsheet business within Boomerang. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, working on his Challenger, and savoring chocolate ice cream."You miss 100% of the shots you never take." – Wayne Gretzky

Mike Petrovich

Underwriter

Michael Petrovich is a seasoned real estate professional with a decade of expertise in residential appraisals and over 2 years in the commercial sector. His proficiency was added to during the decade he worked as a real estate title insurance inspector. In his personal life, Michael is a devoted family man, celebrating 28 years of marriage and raising four children. Beyond his professional commitments, Michael finds joy in the exhilarating world of snowboarding. "Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness." - Frank Tyger

Brandy Nash

Technical Writer

Brandy studied at Arizona State University where she completed multiple degrees. She has wide breadth of real estate experience including the business of HOAs and real estate management. The hard money industry is a new field for Brandy, but her general background, experience, and skill set has proven to be a HUGE asset to Boomerang. On her personal time, she enjoys traveling, attending festivals, and sporting events. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."

Tyler Chapman

Loan Servicing Assistant

Tyler Chapman is an Arizona native who is part of the loan servicing team. He is dedicated, hardworking, and efficient, which goes a long ways to creating a strong foundation for the Boomerang team. His resolve to keep the wheels of the documentation engine going at Boomerang means that we can continue to function at optimum levels thanks to Tyler. He may be serious and risk-averse in the office, but he chases the adrenilan high with his love of rock climbing and anything outdoors. "I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." – Thomas Jefferson

Deena Phillips

Operations Assistant

Deena was raised in Cache Valley Utah. She moved to Arizona to attend graphic design school. Upon graduating, she worked in the valley as a graphic designer for the next 25 years. She lends her talents wherever they are needed and while new to the financial world, has enjoyed the change and looks forward to contributing to the success of the whole team. Her hobbies are cooking, camping, and most of all art. In her spare time, you will find her doodling for her friends and small fan base. "Pray for Peace" – Sherri Bond

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