About Our Staff

Dennis B.Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., CFA

FOUNDER AND CEO


Dennis founded the firm in 1984 and now has over 30 years of investment experience. He provides overall leadership as well as oversight of all investment strategies. Dennis holds a doctorate in business administration from the University of Colorado and an MBA in finance from the University of Santa Clara. Prior to founding the firm, he served on the faculties of University of Colorado, University of Idaho, and Boise State University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Brandon Fitzpatrick

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND PRESIDENT


As chief operating officer, Brandon oversees the daily operations of the firm. Brandon holds a BA from Brown University, a master’s in international relations from University of California-San Diego, and a master’s in economics from the University of Miami. He has taught courses in economics at the University of Miami, statistics at Boise State University, and finance at Pacific University.

Terri Christensen

CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER AND VP OF OPERATIONS


As chief compliance officer, Terri manages the day-to-day operations and maintains compliance with regulatory agencies. In addition, she serves as a key member of the due diligence team overseeing the Commercial Mortgage Strategy’s servicing program. She earned her BSB in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

Casey Macomb

PORTFOLIO MANAGER


Casey has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry and is a commercial mortgage portfolio manager at DBF. He is chair of the Mortgage Investment Committee, and oversees management of loan servicing. Casey holds a BA in business administration from the College of Idaho.

Justin Packard, CFA

PORTFOLIO MANAGER


Justin oversees the daily operations of the fixed income team at DBF. Justin holds a BA in finance from the University of Washington. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Humberto Arechiga

SENIOR ANALYST


Humberto is a senior analyst in our fixed income department. He provides key support to portfolio managers and reviews loan requests for the Commercial Mortgage Strategy. Humberto graduated from Boise State University with a BS in finance and a minor in applied mathematics.

Tyler Jaglowski

ANALYST


Tyler is an analyst in the fixed income department, with an emphasis on mortgages. Tyler previously worked on a quantitative trading desk at Goldman Sachs and holds a BS in economics from the University of Utah.

Angelina Chantler

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT


Angelina works in our commercial mortgage department, providing key support to managers. She has over 8 years of experience in the real estate industry and holds an AS from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Muharem Ahmetovic

FIXED INCOME ASSISTANT


Muharem works in our fixed income department, providing assistance and analysis for portfolio managers. He holds a BS in business administration/international business from American InterContinental University.

Oksana Sytay

OPERATIONS ASSISTANT


Oksana is an assistant in our operations department. She provides key assistance with day-to-day operations of the firm and services commercial mortgage loans for the fixed income department. Oksana holds an AA in business from American River College.

Christy Tanguy

ACCOUNTS/COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT


Christy is an assistant in our operations/compliance department. She provides key assistance with the day-to-day operations of the compliance department and administrative support for the equity department. Christy holds an equivalent AA in front office operations from the Singapore Hotel Association Training and Education Center (SHATEC).