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Meet the Capella Team

Corinne Cordon – Owner and President Corinne (speaks Spanish). She oversees all the operations of Capella Mortgage and has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. She handles all multi-million dollar loans with Matthew, as well as the construction and commercial loans. She programs our software systems and is always looking for ways to make the process more streamlined for the investors, borrowers, and staff.  Her hobby was dancing for many years and she is proficient in ballroom, swing, country, and latin.

Matthew Dale – Ext. 103 – Vice President – Chief Operations Officer. Matthew is Corinne’s son and he has been in the business since 2008. He is a licensed loan officer and the broker of Capella Mortgage as well as the Investor Relations Manager. His specialty is meeting with investors and matching those investors with properties/loans. He also manages the hard money lending division and reviews all loans, prices them, and gives the terms.  

Craig Wheeler – also a family member, Craig has also passed the test to become a loan officer and is attending college in order to eventually get his JD.  He does analysis and research on our loans and assists in processing and helping the borrowers through the process.  As a family member, he can work with the investors, and he assists Matthew in all areas of the loan process.

Carlos Lineras (Spanish speaking) Ext. 117 – Loan Officer takes applications from borrowers, collects borrower data works with the borrowers on both soft money and hard money loans.

Igor Matkovic – Chief Technology Officer. Iggy is a phenomenal IT professional, and he makes the magic happen in our system by creating API’s, creating mobile apps for our investors and borrowers, managing our security and software, creating new software, and managing and developing our portal

Hamilton Lanca – Ext. 110 (Hispanic, Portuguese and English speaking)Hamilton is one of the team leaders for the soft money loan department and does double duty as an IT Tech. He helps the staff and Corinne with hardware and software issues, installs new software updates, and makes sure that the computers are protected from viruses and malware. He also assists with our Hispanic callers and can fill in wherever needed.

Kimberly Legg Ext. 105 oversees processing hard money loans. Kimberly has been processing for 20 years and knows every facet of the loan process. She reviews all documentation provided by the borrower, analyzes it, and puts it into the system. She deals with customers and assists with the process from start to finish. She also reviews all title work, approves the settlement statements, gives clear to close (in conjunction with management).

Riese Frederick Post-Closing is the department that assists customers and investors on all files that have closed. From the time a loan is recorded with the county, Riese handles all the issues, questions, and follow-up required.  He closes out the files and sends them off to the servicing department.

Monica Castillo – Ext. 106 – (Spanish speaking) Monica is a processor for soft money loans.  She makes sure that everything is done on a loan while it is in processing; she orders the prelim and prepares the record for loan docs and underwriting. She verifies the documents that we receive, works with escrow, resolves issues, and handles inquiries. She works with escrow to get the customer to their signing appointments and prepares all of the data and documents for the underwriter to review.

Dennis Zuniga – Dennis is the glue that holds us together.  He manages the office and the building, the tenant’s requests, gets us food, does the running, and generally does whatever is necessary so that we can keep working.

Gayle Whiting – Ext. 104 – Gayle is our conventional loan officer with experience in government loans and private money loans. She has been in the business for more than 20 years and she is the underwriter on all soft money loans. She must stay up on all of the latest regulations and laws regarding the mortgage process and is an integral part of our compliance team.

A ballroom dancing family: Corinne, John, and Matthew