Team

S. Kirk Oden, Principal
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An El Paso native and a graduate of Rice University, Mr. Oden joined Trinity’s corporate predecessor as an analyst immediately upon college graduation. He was a founding Principal and is a full time mortgage loan originator in the San Antonio office.

Joan L. Lovejoy, Principal
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Mrs. Lovejoy joined the firm in 1994 as a loan closer and office administrator. A native of Los Angeles, California with over 30 years of business experience, she has been a resident of Texas since 1993. Mrs. Lovejoy served as a member of the Los Angeles office of Russell Reynolds from 1982 to 1993. She is a Principal in the firm’s San Antonio office.

William R. Holshouser, Principal
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Will Holshouser, a San Antonio native,  graduated from Vanderbilt University.  He worked for two years in finance and control at Clear Channel Communications before joining Trinity.  Will is a seasoned loan originator and a Principal in the San Antonio office.

Aaron K. Retersdorf, Associate
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Mr. Retersdorf, a native of Austin, Texas, joined Trinity Real Estate Finance’s San Antonio office in 2013 as an associate. He graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science, with honors, in Finance, International Business, and Spanish.

Hudson Weston, Associate
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Mr. Weston is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio where he majored in Finance and served as a Senior Analyst for The Investment Society. He grew up in Barcelona, Spain and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Hudson joined the firm in 2019 as a full-time associate in the San Antonio office.

Alma D. Fuentes, Closing Manager
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Ms. Fuentes, a Texas native, graduated from Schreiner University with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Marketing. Ms. Fuentes joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2012 as Closing Manager and is responsible for the day-to day operations of the Closing Department. Ms. Fuentes has over 20 years’ experience, 12 years with James Avery Craftsman, most recently serving as Demand Sales Forecaster/System Coordinator.

Grace Pittman, Closing Specialist
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Mrs. Grace Pittman, a Sunnyvale, California native, graduated from University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Human Resources. Mrs. Pittman joined Trinity Real Estat e Finance in 2018 as a Portfolio Specialist and has transitioned to a Closing Specialist. Mrs. Pittman has over 15 years’ experience in the financial sector and has served in the areas of commercial and residential lending specializing as a bilingual account consultant. She most recently served at Wells Fargo Bank as a Bankruptcy Analyst.

Lisa P. Hinson, Loan Servicing Manager
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Mrs. Hinson joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2004 as Loan Servicing Specialist and is now responsible for the day-to-day management of the department. Mrs. Hinson brings over 17 years of management and business experience to the firm.

Veronica Garza, Loan Servicing Specialist
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A San Antonio native, Mrs. Garza graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Political Science.  After 5 years originating Residential Mortgage Loans, she joined Trinity Real Estate Finance.  She served 4 years in the United States Air Force.

Derek R. Stokes, Principal
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A resident of San Antonio since 1987, Mr. Stokes is a graduate of Trinity University with a degree, with honors, in Finance and International Business. He joined Trinity Real Estate Finance after graduating from college and is a full time mortgage loan originator and Principal in the San Antonio office.

Michael A. Sela, Principal
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A Houston native, Mr. Sela is a graduate of Trinity University with a degree in Finance. He joined Trinity Real Estate Finance after graduating from college and is a full time mortgage loan originator and Principal in the firm’s Austin office.

Will C. Kiesling, Associate
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Mr. Kiesling, a native of Monterey, California, graduated from Trinity University with a degree in finance. He worked as an analyst with Frost National Bank prior to joining Trinity Real Estate Finance and is an associate in the firm’s Austin office.

Collin B. Newton, Associate
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A San Antonio native, Mr. Newton graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. During his time at F&M he received a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Spanish. He joined Trinity Real Estate in 2014 as a full time associate in the San Antonio office.

Scott Bissmeyer, Associate
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Mr. Bissmeyer, a native of San Antonio, graduated from The University of Georgia with a degree, with honors, in Finance. He joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2019 as a full time associate in the firm’s Austin, office.

Kathleen A. Scrimpsher, Loan Servicing Specialist
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Ms. Scrimpsher, a San Antonio native, joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2004 as Loan Servicing Specialist. Ms. Scrimpsher brings over 30 years of business and general accounting experience to the firm.

Brenda Kudrna, Loan Servicing Specialist
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Ms. Brenda Kudrna joined the Trinity Real Estate Finance team in 2014 as a Portfolio Specialist. She brings over 30 years of business experience working as a Business Analyst with Campbell Soup Company and as an Account Manager with Direct Hit Data. A native of Detroit, Michigan, she has been a resident of Texas since 2003.

Lori Stiles, Closing Specialist
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Mrs. Lori Stiles joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2019 as a Loan Servicing Specialist before joining the Closing Department. Mrs. Stiles, a Montana native, graduated with honors from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Management. Mrs. Stiles background includes over ten years’ experience in residential lending and she has been a resident of San Antonio since 2015.

Heather Swan, Loan Servicing Specialist
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A San Antonio native, Ms. Swan joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2019 as a Loan Servicing Specialist. Ms. Swan brings over 25 years of banking and management experience to the firm.

Harry F. Schwethelm, Jr., Co-founder Emeritus
A native of Kerrville, Texas and a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Texas Law School, Mr. Schwethelm has spent his entire career at Trinity Real Estate Finance, Inc. and its corporate predecessors. He left the company on May 31, 2011 after a thirty five year career in the mortgage banking business.