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Meet Our Team

Our executive team provides investors more than just capital for single-family residential and multifamily investments. We deliver innovative, tailored financing solutions, guidance, support, expediency and efficiency with every transaction. With our finger on the pulse of real estate trends and 70+ years of combined experience in the origination, asset management and capital market space, we help our customers grow in any environment. Our proven track record speaks for itself, assuring our customers speed and certainty of execution with every deal.

Shawn Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Shawn Miller is the Chief Executive Officer of Archwest Capital and was most recently a managing director of Redwood Trust. Mr. Miller was a founder and the Chief Executive Officer of 5 Arch Funding Corp. (acquired by Redwood Trust), the parent of a national originator of business purpose mortgage loans and a national asset management company. Prior to this, he founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Arch Bay Capital, LLC and the Chief Executive Officer of 3 Arch Financial Services. He also co-founded the law firm of Miller & Clark, LLP, specializing in bankruptcy, real estate and corporate matters, and was a partner at a prominent Los Angeles-based bankruptcy firm.

Gene Clark

Chief Legal Officer

Gene Clark is the Chief Legal Officer of Archwest Capital. Mr. Clark was a founder and the Chief Legal Officer of 5 Arch Funding Corp. (acquired by Redwood Trust, with whom he also became an SVP), the parent of a national originator of business purpose mortgage loans and a national asset management company. Prior to this, Mr. Clark co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer and general counsel of Arch Bay Capital, LLC, as well as the general counsel of 3 Arch Financial Services. Previously, he worked at a national law firm and joined with Mr. Miller to form Miller & Clark, LLP, a corporate, real estate and bankruptcy law firm.

Timothy Gannaway

Chief Analytics Officer

Timothy Gannaway is the Chief Analytics Officer of Archwest Capital and was most recently a senior vice president of Redwood Trust. Mr. Gannaway was a founder and the Chief Analytics Officer of 5 Arch Funding Corp. (acquired by Redwood Trust), the parent of a national originator of business purpose mortgage loans and a national asset management company. Prior to this, he founded and served as Chief Analytics Officer of Arch Bay Capital, LLC, responsible for analytics, technology and software development. Previously, he served for six years as Chief Information Officer at RSM EquiCo Investment Bank and had 10 years of experience building business systems to process mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities for Bank of America, Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank.

Tricia Mitchell

Chief Operating Officer

Tricia Mitchell is the Chief Operating Officer of Archwest Capital and was most recently the vice president of legal of 5 Arch Funding Corp. (acquired by Redwood Trust). She has worked together with the founders of Archwest since its inception in 2012 and has been part of the team for almost a decade. Her experience has primarily been in the legal department under the chief legal officer on corporate structuring, complex real estate and finance transactions, capital markets, as well as licensing and regulatory compliance matters.

Bob Roades

Senior Vice President, Credit

Bob Roades is the senior vice president, credit of Archwest Capital. He has more than three decades of experience directing credit and loan administration teams for bank portfolio, CMBS and agency multifamily execution. His experience includes being responsible for credit policy and chairing credit committee as well as direct and wholesale CRE construction and permanent lending, construction loan administration, special assets administration, direct CRE investment and property management. He has held senior credit positions for Security Pacific National Bank, Great Western Bank, First Federal Bank of California, Aurora Bank, a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers, Union Bank and PennyMac Financial Services.

Kathy Perez

Vice President, Closing

Kathy Perez is the vice president of closing for Archwest Capital. She has been creating and leading closing teams for BPL lenders for more than 6 years. She previously spent more than 10 years in escrow and title roles with First American and ServiceLink. She has worked together with the founders of Archwest since 2016. She manages the creation and implementation of closing processes and procedures that contribute to a successful, scalable and repeatable business. Her passion to create a collaborative and positive company culture has earned her “Champion Award” and “Employee of the Year” accolades. 

Doug Perry

Senior Vice President, Sales

Doug Perry - Archwest Capital Executive Team

Doug Perry currently serves as the senior vice president of sales for Archwest Capital. Previously, Doug was director of sales for Temple View Capital and he has held senior leadership positions at Citadel, 5 Arch Funding Corp. (acquired by Redwood Trust), PennyMac, IndyMac, Countrywide Financial and Privlo, a pioneer fintech Non-QM start up. He is a recognized mortgage finance industry expert featured in segments on CNBC, CNN, Fox News, USA TODAY and The Wall Street Journal. Doug has a Bachelor of Arts in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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