Steven has been with Venture West since 2013, he specializes in the underwriting and origination of financing for multi-family, commercial, and single-family properties. He serves his independent base of clients while also operating as part of Matt Douglas’ team. Mr. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of Arizona.
Director of Originations
Here at Venture West Funding, we proudly take an active role in contributing and giving back to our communities. Being at the forefront of the California mortgage brokerage industry, we believe it is our duty to serve as a model for community involvement and public service. VWF firmly adheres to the principles of corporate citizenship and operates in a socially and ethically responsible manner. With this sense of corporate responsibility in place, VWF has participated in and sponsored several events and programs benefiting non-profit organizations and their causes.
Cycle for Survival
About The Non-Profit and Cause: Jennifer and David Linn co-founded Cycle for Survival in 2007 to raise crucial funds for rare cancer research. Cycle for Survival became an official Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center event in 2009. It has nearly doubled in size and fundraising totals each successive year, making it one of the fastest growing fundraising events in the world. Cycle for Survival has raised more than $140 million to date, directly funding clinical trials and research studies at MSKCC, and bringing new hope to countless lives touched by rare cancer worldwide.
VWF’s Involvement: Venture West Funding has sponsored a team for the South Bay Cycle for Survival event annually since 2014. VWF raises funds for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and participates in the 4 hour indoor cycling ride at the South Bay Equinox Fitness Club.