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).

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.”

David Nielson

Director of Lending

David oversees the entire loan process. He received his BS in Business Management/Entrepreneurship from ASU and went on to get an MBA from Benedictine University in Mesa, Arizona. Prior to Boomerang, David was Vice President at Western State Bank and Assistant Vice President at First Bank of Arizona. A fifth generation Arizona native, David is deeply connected into the Arizona fabric serving in many community volunteering positions. He enjoys time with his wife and 4 kids.


 

“When it comes to parties, some say 1 slice per person, I say 1 pizza per person.”

Andrew Bang

Loan Officer for Texas & Arizona

Andrew is the top loan originator for Boomerang Capital, handling 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, for his outstanding home flipping projects. 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.

EMAIL: andrew@boomerangcapital.com 

CELL: 480.326.6446


 

Francisco Vallecillos

Loan Officer for Utah & Arizona

Francisco Vallecillos has worked in the sales, asset management and marketing industry since 2000. In 2020 he accepted a position with Boomerang Capital Partners as Vice President of Lending. He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Operations Management.

EMAIL:  francisco@boomerangcapital.com 

CELL: 602.291.9383


 

David Black

Loan Officer for North Carolina & Arizona

David is an accomplished banking officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial industry. He is experienced in Consumer and Commercial Real Estate Lending, Business Lending, Business Development, Underwriting, Store Management, and Customer Satisfaction. David is a strong finance professional with a BS focused in Business Administration/Marketing from Weber State University.

EMAIL:  davidblack@boomerangcapital.com

CELL: 385.985.8100


 

“When in doubt, pedal it out”

Tadd Jones

Loan Officer for Colorado & Arizona

Tadd recently joined the Boomerang team as a VP of Lending after working in the banking industry for over a decade. He has extensive experience dealing with finance and is excited to help his clients. He’s an Arizona native and a graduate of Brigham Young University. His hobbies include chasing his 3 little kids and watching his favorite sports teams.

EMAIL:  tadd@boomerangcapital.com 

CELL: 480.244.4698


 

“I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” – Michael Scott

Abby Wendt

Abby recently joined the Boomerang Capital team as the assistant to Director of Lending, David Nielson. She is always happy and ready for anything that is thrown at her. Having recently returned from a year spent in Hawaii, Abby continues to enjoy soaking up the sun. A few of her hobbies include tanning and swimming in the ocean!


 

“Like WD-40 I keep the gears moving”

Emily Christensen

Emily has been with Boomerang for 2 years, in a variety of positions, and has loved working with the great team of people here. She is currently expanding her role at Boomerang to include Loan Processor. In her free time, she loves being with her family, traveling and drinking chocolate milk.  


 

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra

Gabrielle MacMaster

Gabrielle assists with the daily loan operations and the occasional party planning. She is working full-time while also attending Mesa Community College on the side. Gabrielle’s true passion is traveling (12 countries and counting), but with her background in marketing and real estate she feels right at home with Boomerang Capital. When she isn’t at the office or booking flights to new places, she is home cooking, baking, and hanging out with her favorite roommate, Mozzarella the cat.


 

“Jet lag is for amateurs.” Dick Clark

Gretchen Helm

Gretchen has been an employee of Boomerang since 2011 and has watched the company grow from 2 employees to the bustling company it is today. At one time or another she has worked at just about every business role within Boomerang. Today she helps to get your loan closed with the title company on time. In her spare time she can be seen cycling around town or mountain biking in the desert.


 

“I get to dress how I want, but sometimes I gotta wear different hats.” – Bryan Greenberg

Jennifer DelNero

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 and 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

John McGirr

John studied accounting and political science at BYU-Hawai’i, and has a MAcc from ASU. After working in public accounting, he now manages all accounting functions at Boomerang. John enjoys working on cars, golfing, and anything in the ocean. 


 

“Is this my second chance at a senior quote?”

Kendra Holman

Kendra has an extensive lending background, with both a commercial bank and a mortgage company. She is from Colorado and a CSU Finance graduate but has lived in Arizona 20 years now. She has been with Boomerang for 3 years and assists in overseeing the lending team. Her hobbies are spending time with her 2 girls either at volleyball, on the lake, or in an ATV together.


 

“Life is nothing more than a series of choices – choose wisely!”

Letisha Thompson

As one of our newest employees here at Boomerang, Letisha has jumped right into her role as Loan Operations Assistant. She is always enthusiastic and attentive to our loan customers, creating 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.”

Megan Marohn

Megan reports that her degree is in dirt digging and camping, with a side of research and desktop publishing. Her degree from BYU tells us she has a Masters in Archaeology. As a member of the Boomerang team, Megan works with our investor relations and marketing. Megan is passionate about dog rescue, traveling to meet new people and eat amazing food, all while creating beautiful things.


 

“I remind myself regularly – ‘Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.’”

Pam Alward

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

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 made mine look the best”

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