Churchill Stateside Group Team & Affiliates
CSG’s principals are industry veterans who have demonstrated lengthy commitments and successful track records. In fact, our entire team is exceptionally experienced. We’ve all worked hard to establish the connections necessary to finance and build real estate while structuring sound solutions that benefit our investor clients. Our business has always been about creating lasting partnerships. What this means for you is a partner that opens the lines of communication, thinks creatively, and approaches your financing needs in a flexible yet straightforward way. Expect direct communication and innovative solutions from our professional team.
Mr. Fawzi is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, the Property Inspection Review Task Force and Servicer Council, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, the Investor Reporting Committee and the National Multifamily Housing Council.
Mr. Fawzi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a second major in International Business from the American University, Washington DC and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.
Prior to joining Churchill Stateside Group, Ms. Parks was employed for 25 years by MMA Financial in various positions within the loan servicing, asset management and underwriting departments, with the last 18 years focused on underwriting and closing multifamily affordable debt transactions.
Ms. Parks graduated Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
Mr. Pemberton graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics and Finance.
Mr. Sanderson serves as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at CSG. As a thought leader in the company, his responsibilities include spearheading new product development initiatives for all available capital sources in the renewable energy, investment tax credit, and corporate financing space. Mr. Sanderson provides the management, leadership and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
In addition to his corporate duties at CSG, Mr. Sanderson leads the Renewable Energy Finance Group and is responsible for the development and financing of over $2 Billion of solar assets throughout the United States. His responsibilities include identifying market trends, strategic investment, and tax credit equity for renewable energy projects through a broad range of financing sources including banks, insurance companies, and non-financial sector investors.
Previously, Mr. Sanderson worked at Churchill Financial and served as Vice President responsible for the origination, analysis, negotiation and placement of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and renewable energy debt and equity finance investments. He managed many of the day-to-day operations, including overseeing the servicing and asset management of a $100M+ project portfolio, planning and development for Marketing, Finance & Accounting and Technology departments.
Mr. Sanderson graduated from the University of South Florida, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and was awarded three varsity letters in football.
Prior to CSG, Mr. Dedek was the divisional chief financial officer with the Credit Suisse Tax Credit Group (CS) responsible for the general financial management and the oversight of the family of CS tax credit funds in excess of $850 million of invested equity. Before joining CS, Mr. Dedek spent seven years with the affordable housing and mezzanine debt and equity divisions of KeyBank Real Estate Capital Private Equity Group as its chief financial officer managing invested equity in excess of $1.3 billion. Mr. Dedek began his career at KPMG departing as a Manager in the audit practice.
Mr. Dedek holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting from John Carroll University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Ms. Steele joined Churchill Stateside Group as an Investment Assistant and quickly proved her value. Her skills allow her to provide dependable support to senior level managers to meet required transaction deadlines.
During her 20 year tenure with MMA/Midland, Ms. Carroll served as Vice President of the Loan Administration Department and as Vice President/Closing Support Manager. As part of her responsibilities, she developed and implemented loan closing policies, procedures and processing manuals, and met daily deadlines for processing millions of dollars in construction loans and tax credit equity installments.
Lois brings to the team more than 20 years of commercial real estate finance and banking experience and has previously held positions in Credit, Underwriting and Commercial Banking. After roles in commercial banking, she joined the Midland Companies where she held various positions in underwriting and loan delivery management. As Vice President at Midland, she was instrumental in the implementation of the loan delivery processes to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and other secondary market sources. Throughout her career, Lois has been responsible for the successful packaging and delivery of loans totaling $2.3 billion.
Lois has extensive experience as a liaison between lenders, borrowers, legal counsels, title agents, and various parties to ensure the successful funding for many types of transactions.
Mr. Peppert is a military veteran with 17 years of service in the British Royal Air Force. During his tenure, he was trained as a Human Resources specialist, was involved in global operations and held high profile positions, including NATO Command in Central Europe and the British Embassy in Washington DC.
After retiring from the British Royal Air Force in 2008, Mr. Peppert transitioned to an administrative position with the Perioperative Department of Georgetown University Hospital. In 2015 he accepted a Human Resources position with Capital Novus, a global eDiscovery software company based in Fairfax, VA.
Prior to accepting enlisting in the British Royal Air Force, Mr. Peppert attended Teesside University in the United Kingdom, studying a course in International Business Information Technology.
Prior to joining CSG, he was employed by AmeriNational Community Services as Director of Multifamily Services and by Oak Grove Capital as a Deputy Chief Underwriter. Prior to these positions, Mr. Tilley was employed for more than ten years by MMA Financial/The Midland Companies. During his tenure with MMA Financial/The Midland Companies, Mr. Tilley held the title of Fannie Mae Chief Underwriter and was in charge of staff ranging from 7 to 25 professionals responsible for underwriting, closing and servicing multifamily debt and equity investments. Prior to MMA Financial/The Midland Companies, Rex was employed by AmSouth Bank and Glendale Federal Bank in their real estate valuation departments.
Mr. Tilley holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida State University and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Florida.
Mr. Santos began his banking career at Hibernia National Bank in 1989 in Credit Analysis where he received formal credit training. As a commercial lender he specialized in Mortgage Warehouse and Commercial Real Estate. During 2000, Mr. Santos became the bank’s chief originator for a partnership between Hibernia National Bank and Standard Mortgage of New Orleans focusing on the origination of multifamily loans to be placed in the permanent market through FNMA and conduits.
Since 2001, Mr. Santos has concentrated on multifamily loan requests processed through the HUD MAP Program with responsibilities including origination, underwriting, and issuance of GNMA securities. His experience in multifamily lending include: Historic Tax Credits, LIHTC, affordable, market rate, and healthcare properties.
Mr. Santos received his B.S in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University and an M.B.A from Loyola University.
She brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, with an emphasis on feasibility analysis, multi-family development and project finance. Prior to joining Churchill Stateside Group, Victoria was an executive at Meta Housing Corporation, an affordable housing developer based in Southern California. While there, she financed and coordinated the development of over 400 senior housing units utilizing allocations of low-income housing tax credits, tax-exempt bonds, and conventional financing. Earlier in her career she was in charge of acquisitions and finance for a commercial real estate developer and a financial analyst for a national real estate syndicator.
Victoria attended Pepperdine University and Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.