PHOENIX, ARIZ.  (May 6, 2019) – The Arizona Private Lender Association (APLA) recently announced its 2019/20 Board of Directors and outlined its association/new member events through the summer.

Rob Leonard

Board officers for 2019/20 are President, Rob Leonard, Colonial Capital; Vice President, Jack Hilton, Hilton Financial Corporation; Treasurer, Aaron Zeese, PAJ Enterprises; Secretary, Phil Sollomi, Scottsdale Private Lending; and Statutory Agent, Jeff Craven, Craven Law Firm.

Other board members are Bill Anastopoulos, Gold Coast Mortgage Group; Geoff Ball, Applewood Funding; Adam Nach, Lane & Nach, P.C.; and Christine Zeihen, OPM Capital.

APLA serves the needs of Arizona private money lenders who provide loans secured by real estate with funds from private sources. Its mission is to represent, promote, and foster the business of bringing private capital to Arizona for real estate projects and hold private money lenders to a high standard.

Scheduled events this summer include a networking/member drive/golf outing, and a seminar led by APLA member Mitch Medigovich in conjunction with the Arizona Trustee Association at the Blue Water Grill in Phoenix.

APLA meets six times per year with various guest speakers providing informative news in the private money lending arena. APLA Members include licensed lenders and affiliates. Affiliate Members include investors, title company representatives, attorneys, real estate brokers and other segments related to the lending industry.

APLA also works to provide standards of conduct and education for Arizona private money lenders. It coordinates with state and federal agencies on behalf of its members.

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