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Matt Douglas Venture West Funding

Matt Douglas is CEO and founder of Venture West Funding. Mr. Douglas’ primary responsibilities include managing and building the firm’s key relationships with its extensive network of lenders as well as driving the strategic vision of the company. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona with a double major in finance and real estate. 

Matt Douglas


(310) 706-4462

DRE #01014023 / NMLS #171306

Jean-Marc Herrouin Venture West Funding

Jean-Marc Herrouin is a Senior Loan Officer with Venture West Funding. He (and his team) have arranged over $425 million of financing in over 270 transactions during his 15 years at Venture West Funding, including all types of permanent financing on commercial and residential properties.

Jean-Marc Herrouin

Director of Originations

Senior Loan Officer

(310) 706-4456

DRE #01030798 / NMLS #306340

Steven Smith Venture West Funding

Steven has been with Venture West since 2013, he specializes in the origination and underwriting 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.

Steven Smith

Director of Originations

(310) 706-4457

DRE #01947264 / NMLS #1246036

Alesia Braithwaite Venture West Funding

Alesia Braithwaite


Bill Hain Venture West Funding

Bill has more than 25 years experience in commercial finance and real estate valuation analysis. He was a senior multifamily appraiser with Home Savings of America for 14 years, which provides an added dimension to the strategic counsel he is able to offer his commercial business clients.

Bill Hain

Real Estate Finance Advisor

(310) 706-4467

DRE #00833292

Chona Atianzar Venture West Funding

Chona Atianzar

Loan Processor

Linda Cantwell Venture West Funding

Linda Cantwell

Loan Production Coordinator

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