Who We Are:
Jennifer D. McGuinness, Co- Founder, Managing Partner
Jennifer brings over twenty (20) years of experience in mortgage lending and aggregation, banking, asset management, servicing, securitization, and financial services to Strategic Venture Partners ("SVP”) and Mortgage Venture Partners ("MVP"). Prior to co-founding both SVP and MVP, Jennifer was Senior Vice President of Single Asset Lending for Colony American Finance n/k/a Corvest Finance, wherein she created the inaugural products, built and oversaw retail and correspondent lending. Previously, she was Director and Head of Asset Management and Transaction Banking for both Premium Point Investments and WinWater Home Mortgage, where she was principally responsible for the creation and management of the program and they were the first hedge fund issuer of RMBS securities, backed by newly originated loans. She has also been Vice President of Asset Management and Breach Administration Manager for Deutsche Bank’s RMBS Business, ran various groups for GRP Financial Services Corp. (a Sallie Mae Company), a mortgage loan acquisition, sales, and special servicing business. Prior to GRP, Jennifer spent years as a Sr. Managing Paralegal working within real estate law and was responsible for the oversight of paralegals as it pertained to real property purchase and sales, loan closing, foreclosure, bankruptcy, deficiency action, and other types of real estate and mortgage-based claims and litigation. Jennifer is also a mortgage loan underwriter and reverse underwriter. Jennifer was named a 2019 HousingWire Vanguard, a Winner of the 2019 Women with Vision Award by Women’s Mortgage Banking Magazine, profiled as a significant Woman in Real Estate by REI Ink Magazine, and nominated for two Keystone Awards, the Diversity & Inclusion Award and the Laurie Maggiano Legacy Award in both 2019 and 2018, as well as named a "Leading Lady" for the Five Star Institutes Women in Housing in 2017.
Ditrick D. Dunn, Co-Founder, Business Development
Ditrick brings over twenty five (25) years of experience in mortgage origination sales, commercial and residential real estate, servicing, and structured finance to Strategic Venture Partners ("SVP") and Mortgage Venture Partners (MVP"). Prior to founding SVP and MVP, Ditrick was a Senior Business Development Executive for BSI Financial Services, a special servicing, quality control and asset management business. Prior to BSI, he was a partner at Charles Spencer and Company, a boutique investment bank, specializing in structured acquisition, development and expansion capital needs. In addition, he worked as a dedicated resource for community banks, SBA, USDA and private lenders structuring lending and loan programs for the small to middle markets. Prior to Charles Spencer, he worked as a Senior Account Executive and Area Manager with Countrywide Home loans, where he was a nationally ranked, top producing loan originator and manager for 10 years. Prior to Countrywide, Ditrick worked as a Director of Sales and Marketing wherein he offered management consulting services for multi-family investors, in this capacity, he launched a national development/redevelopment strategy that was then packaged and sold to real estate investment trusts. Ditrick began his career serving in the U.S. Army during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.