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.

Galen Sulistyo, Associate
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A native of Houston, Mr. Sulistyo graduated with a degree, with honors, in Geographic Information Science and a Master of Real Estate, both from Texas A&M University. He joined Trinity’s Austin office as a full time associate in 2020.

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.

Lisa P. Hinson, Loan Servicer – Event Specialist
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Mrs. Hinson joined Trinity Real Estate Finance in 2004 as Loan Servicing Specialist and handles all special servicing requests. Mrs. Hinson brings over 20 years of management and business experience to the firm.

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 a Loan Servicing Specialist. Ms. Scrimpsher brings over 30 years of business and general accounting experience to the firm.

Brenda Kudrna, Loan Servicing Manager
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Ms. Brenda Kudrna joined the Trinity Real Estate Finance team in 2014 as a Portfolio Specialist and is now responsible for the day-to-day management of the department. 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.

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.