About Our Team

Brandon Fitzpatrick, CFA¹

As chief executive officer, Brandon oversees all operations of the firm. Brandon holds a BA from Brown University, a master’s in international relations from University of California-San Diego, and a master’s in economics from the University of Miami. He has taught courses in economics at the University of Miami, statistics at Boise State University, and finance at Pacific University. Additionally, Brandon has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of CFA Institute.

Casey Macomb

Casey is a commercial mortgage portfolio manager at DBF. He is chair of the Mortgage Investment Committee and oversees management of loan servicing. Casey holds a BA in business administration from the College of Idaho.

Angelina Chantler

Angelina works in our commercial mortgage department, providing key support to managers. She holds an AS from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Muharem Ahmetovic


Muharem helps to manage day-to-day operations within the firm’s equity and fixed income departments.  He holds a BS in business administration/international business from American InterContinental University.

Tyler Reay, CFA¹

Tyler is an analyst in our fixed income department. Tyler holds a BA in business administration and finance from the College of Idaho and is a CFA Charterholder.

Kai Lau

Kai is an analyst in our fixed income department. She holds a BA in economics from the University of Hong Kong and master’s in economics from the University of Birmingham, UK.

Kristopher Craig

Kristopher is an analyst in the firm’s equity department. He holds a BS in business administration, magna cum laude, from University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Alex Baker


Alex is an analyst in our fixed income department. He holds a BA from the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Tammie Gonzalez, SHRM-CP

Tammie manages the day-to-day operations of the office. She holds a BA from Seattle Pacific University and is a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional.

Tom Walker, CSCP

As chief compliance officer, Tom maintains firm compliance with regulatory agencies. Tom holds a BA from George Fox University and a Juris Doctorate in Law from Willamette University College of Law. Additionally, Tom has earned the right to use the Certified Securities Compliance Professional (CSCP) designation from the National Society of Compliance Professionals.

Oksana Vitruk

Oksana is an assistant in our operations department. She provides key assistance with day-to-day operations of the firm and services commercial mortgage loans for the fixed income department. Oksana holds an AA in business from American River College.

¹Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

The Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) designation is sponsored by CFA Institute. To earn a CFA charter, candidates must have four years of qualified investment work experience, become a member of CFA Institute, pledge to adhere to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct on an annual basis, and complete the CFA Program.