BARH Dunmore expands leadership team with industry veterans

Duo brings business purpose lending and non-QM industry knowledge to their roles

BARH Dunmore expands leadership team with industry veterans

BARH Dunmore, a lender specializing in residential real estate investment loans, has bolstered its leadership team with the addition of seasoned executives from the business purpose lending (BPL) sector.

Tuan Pham (pictured left), formerly chief marketing officer at CoreVest Finance, and Steve Huff (pictured right), who served as director of business operations at Wedgewood (formerly the parent company of Civic Financial Services), has joined the company's senior leadership team.

Pham, who joins Dunmore as chief marketing officer, played a pivotal role in CoreVest's growth during his eight-year tenure. brings 23 years of marketing experience in real estate and finance, including roles at Fortune 500 companies and fintech startups.

Huff, a 20-year real estate veteran, steps into the role of senior vice president of asset management and servicing. With over 11 years at Wedgewood, he managed loan asset operations for HMC Assets and Civic, overseeing a portfolio exceeding $2 billion that included non-QM loans.

"Tuan and Steve bring decades of experience leading high-performing teams and processes," Dunmore CEO Franck Ruimy said in a news release. "Their expertise will be invaluable as we enter the next phase of growth for our business."

"I am honored to join a leadership team that truly values people and prioritizes technology and innovation,” Pham said. “I look forward to enhancing our overall customer journey and significantly improving our conversion metrics."

The addition of Pham and Huff bolsters BARH Dunmore’s leadership team, which includes:

  • Michael Jones, chief financial officer: With over 27 years in mortgage banking and fintech, Jones has held senior roles at Cascade, Clara Lending, Home Point Financial, and United Wholesale Mortgage.
  • Andy Thienkosol, chief revenue officer: Former head of business strategy and analytics at CoreVest and Genesis Capital, Thienkosol has been pivotal in driving data and technology improvements in the BPL sector.
  • Jim Cooper, chief credit officer: With three decades of experience, Cooper has held senior positions at Northland Financial, GMAC, and Alliance Mortgage.
  • Francesco Fabbrocino, chief technology officer: A veteran in financial and digital media technologies, Fabbrocino was previously CTO at QuickFee and FastPay.
  • Ilona Nowak, chief compliance officer and AML/BSA officer: Nowak has spent 16 years in mortgage compliance, most recently as SVP, compliance and legal affairs at BM Real Estate Services.

Established in 2021, BARH Dunmore is a national lender offering a range of financing options, including short-term bridge loans, fix-and-flip loans, ground-up construction loans, and rental financing for residential and multifamily investment properties.

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