PERSEVERANCE MEETS PROVEN EXPERIENCE

Perseverance meets proven experience 2018-04-12T19:53:53+00:00

Management Team


Christopher M. Garcia

CEO & Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Garcia is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilshire Quinn Capital, Inc. and the Chief Investment Officer of the Wilshire Quinn Income Fund, LLC. Mr. Garcia oversees all aspects of the Fund’s day-to-day operations, including loan acquisition, underwriting, and investor relations.

In 1998, Mr. Garcia began his career as an assistant equities broker in the Encino, CA offices of Merrill Lynch. In 2000, he became a registered commodity trader, and as a result of his efforts, quickly became one of the country’s largest retail traders of interest rate derivatives. Capitalizing on this success, Mr. Garcia formed Wilshire Quinn Capital in 2004, with the vision of offering a diverse range of world-class investment products for his firm’s clients.

Mr. Garcia launched the Wilshire Quinn Income Fund in September 2011, seeking to offer new and existing clients an investment product secured by real estate with low correlation to the equity and bond markets. Under his leadership and guidance, the Fund has realized high single digit returns on an annual basis, without any monthly drawdowns, and without the use of leverage.

Mr. Garcia continues to outperform the overwhelming majority of credit and fixed income funds, both domestic and international, by employing a customer-first mentality and disciplined asset-based investment approach. Mr. Garcia has fostered numerous relationships with investors, borrowers, bankers, and financial professionals during his 14 year career as CEO. He has commanded leadership teams which are strategic and focused on creating value for its customers.

Mr. Garcia resides in San Diego with his wife and their three children. He supports various organizations in Southern California, including The San Diego Foundation,  The Ocean Institute, The High Country Boys and Girls Club, and his alma mater Loyola High School.

Mr. Garcia received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his MBA from Pepperdine University.

Anna Janiec

Managing Director

Anna joined Wilshire Quinn in February of 2012 and is responsible for transaction processing, tracking cash flows of the Fund, and communicating with borrowers and investors.

Anna also manages investor files, performs data validations, coordinates meetings and travel arrangements, and ensures that day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently.

Born in Connecticut, Anna currently resides in downtown San Diego. In her spare time Anna is an avid reader and is passionate about fitness and exercise. Anna supports the Rachel’s Women’s Center of the Catholic Charities Dioceses of San Diego, and the Olive Crest Foundation dedicated to enabling at-risk youth and families to become healthy, productive citizens.

A graduate of Clemson University, Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, with an emphasis in Business Administration.

Matthew Mielke

Director of Business Development

Matthew is the Director of Business Development at Wilshire Quinn and has been involved in all phases of the Fund’s growth since joining the firm in 2012. Matthew is principally responsible for capital raising and investor growth opportunities, as well as new loan originations. Matthew also plays an integral role in forming the sales and marketing strategies for the Fund.

Prior to joining Wilshire Quinn, Matthew worked for the multinational marketing company Publicis Groupe in San Francisco and nationwide small business lender Reliant Funding in San Diego.

Originally from the San Francisco area, Matthew lives in La Jolla where he is a frequent beachgoer and a sports enthusiast. He supports various organizations in San Diego including the Salvation Army and the Wounded Warrior Project.

Matthew is a graduate from the University of Hawaii’s Shidler College of Business, with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. Matthew is licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate (License #01975222) and also works under CFL License #603J060.

Daniel Goldberg

Director of Origination

Daniel is Director of Origination for the Fund and is responsible for credit analysis, due diligence, underwriting, and loan coordination. In 2006, Mr. Goldberg began his financial services career as a fixed income trader for Merrill Lynch in New York City. Prior to joining Wilshire Quinn he worked as Chief Investment Officer for Outside Edge Trading, a bond fund focusing on U.S. Government debt. His knowledge of the capital markets have added a valuable perspective to the Wilshire Quinn team.

Originally from Long Island, Mr. Goldberg currently resides in San Diego and sits on the Board of Directors of The Water Collective, a non-profit organization that secures clean water in rural communities in Africa and India.

Mr. Goldberg is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.

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