Meet Our Team

It Takes a Village…

Every employee at Pacific Loanworks gives 110%, we all work together to achieve the same goal.

Matt Gross

President


Matthew's career in finance started after his graduation from California State University in 1998. His area of expertise was in the origination, underwriting and funding of Small Business Administration, conventional and hard money loans. In 2004, Matthew along with his father co-founded Pacific Loanworks, Inc. His vision was to create a full service lending company that would meet the needs of the real estate industry at a time when lending sources for both borrowers looking to purchase property and investors looking for a product with a better than market return was limited. He developed a loan program that is specifically designed for any type of property with simple qualifications and a fast funding process. Private investors who want a secure investment with an attractive yield find these Trust Deeds to be an excellent investment option. Under Matthew's leadership the company has grown considerably since its inception, and he holds a very optimistic outlook for the future growth of the company.

We think outside the box to get your loan funded

Mike Gross

Vice President


Mike's experience in consumer finance spans a period of over 48 years. His career started in 1966 in the retail business with vehicle and business financing. In 1978 Mike became a licensed general contractor specializing in the purchase, development and building of individual single family residences, condominiums and apartments. Larger projects included the construction of commercial, industrial and office buildings. Typical projects would range from small $20,000 room additions to complete developments of over $10 million. His experience has been a primary factor contributing to his unique ability to properly evaluate a borrower's loan request for any size or type of rehab, construction or development project. Mike's transition to hard money financing began in 1994 as Senior Manager of the Hard Money division of Old City Mortgage, located in Covina, CA. His additional responsibilities included the processing of Government and SBA loans, along with institutional and commercial lending. In 2003, Mike with his son Matthew, formed Pacific Loanworks, Inc. The company began with the origination of several types of loan products for residential, commercial and governmental loans. Today the focus of the company is on the origination, acquisition and servicing of privately funded Hard Money loans.

We are the fastest gun in the West

Jean Chang

Loan Servicing Manager


Jean started at Pacific Loanworks in January 2008. She has done it all at Pacific Loanworks from draw loan docs and lender docs to prepare funding conditions and audit the files for funding. She currently provides full servicing for all loans once they are booked, as well as overseeing all departments. Jean started processing loans back in 1993 with a mortgage company and went on to become an escrow officer with her own book of business, working with both independent and under title companies before she came to Pacific Loanworks. Jean has extensive experience with loan processing, escrows, title, doc drawing and full servicing.
Service, is the root of loan servicing

Erica Gross

Controller


Erica is the watchful eye quietly behind the scene monitoring all of the company's accounting and trust accounts. She also prepares all of the reports required for the company's CPAs and auditors. After graduating in 2001 with a degree in business management from California State University Northridge, Erica was head controller for Seaside Engineering. She then joined her husband Matthew, in 2004 to found Pacific Loanworks, Inc.

Balanced check book, balanced mind

Terry Alonso

Escrow Manager


If you have an escrow, title or funding problem, whether you are a Borrower or an Investor, you want Terry on your side. Terry is a real pro, as she has been a full charge Escrow Officer/Manager since 1980. Terry handles the complete escrow department for Pacific Loanworks, from refinances, purchase, and rehab loans! Terry is also a licensed Notary, and has full knowledge of all of our systems from escrow to loan servicing. Terry has been with us since 2010 and is a permanent fixture and a great asset to our company. She is always willing to work out any escrow / title issues any Borrower/Investor may have. Habla Español.
Patience is a Virtue

Genevie Mondragon

Loan Servicing Specialist


Genevie has really grown with us in all departments. She started out as a receptionist, and we immediately started working with her on collections. When Borrowers call with their problems, Genevie is the person that can help them resolve their issue. We then moved Genevie into our pay off department. She now is responsible for all sub and recons, including demand requests. After Genevie captured both of those departments, we immediately moved her into full loan servicing from Borrower’s intake to Inventors disbursements. Genevie is responsible for complete servicing with all aspects for both the Borrower and the Investor. Genevie is well trained and totally understands all of our systems and can almost always answer any question. Habla Español.
I love working with our borrowers

Jessica Solis

Loan Doc Department Borrower and Investor


Jessica Solis has been in the Mortgage Industry for some time now. Jessica now heads up our Doc department, and is a real expert on all phases of docs from residential to commercial. Jessica is also responsible for handling all of the docs with our Private Investors through funding. She is a licensed Notary, and works directly with the Borrowers as well as the Investors. Jessica is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Political Science with an emphasis of pre-legal studies at California State University, Los Angeles. Her dream is to continue on with a Law Degree, and hopefully become in house council at Pacific Loan works. Habla Español.
Learn something new everyday

Yulissa Beas

Loan Servicing Department


Yulissa has been with us for some time now, and handles the complete front office. This is the person that handles all borrower’s payments over the counter. When you first call Pacific Loanworks, you most likely will speak to Yulissa, and she will always direct you to the right department. Yulissa will always be very helpful. She is an important part of our loan servicing department. Yulissa also handles all new Broker approved packages and processes all docs for our Outside Brokers. Habla Español.
Nothing good comes easy

Jessica Martinez

Processing and Loan Doc department


Jessica Martinez has over 19 years of experience in the residential mortgage industry, both on the retail and who sale side. Jessica understands our loan products and is well aware of our loan guidelines. She is responsible to process all incoming new loans. She is also working in the doc department completing some of the loans that she processes. She is a real expert in her field. Habla Español.

Brandi Vorisek

Assistant Escrow Officer


Brandi has been in the mortgage business for some time. Her expertise has been in origination, but with her knowledge of our product, and title work she has done in the past, we immediately moved her into the escrow department as an assistant escrow officer. Brandi handles all title work and works directly with all of the Title Officers, making sure that the title is clear of liens on any loan that we process. She also is responsible for all demands on loans and liens we are paying off through a closing escrow. She is a real asset to Pacific Loanworks Escrow Department.

Joana Ortiz

Outside Broker Marketing Department


Joana travels outside our office to Brokers offices, dropping off Brokers brochures, and sales ads. She is responsible for letting all of our Outside Brokers know that we are here to help them close their deals. She is very friendly, and easy to talk to. Joanna is currently attending Cal Poly University Pomona with a major in Business. She will be getting her Real Estate License shortly. Sooner or later you will see Joana in your office! Habla Espanol
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