OUR TEAM

Jacob Therrien

Business Development Specialist, joined the Bridge Loan Network team in 2018. Jacob continues to grow the company’s brand awareness in the industry, while happily assisting clients in the use of the software and helping source client loan scenarios. Jacob works closely with brokers in the commercial real estate space to educate them on best practices and how to strive for success. Jacob was awarded the Rising Star award from the American Association of Private Lender’s (AAPL) in 2019 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management Information Systems and a Minor in Marketing from Curry College in 2018.

Matt Volz

Senior Operations Specialist, is dedicated to building and maintaining customer relationships throughout the Private Money Industry. Joining Bridge Loan Network (BLN) in the summer of 2017, Matt’s mission is to create a dynamic user experience that both simplifies and expedites the client’s workflow. His experience in business and customer relations will be a great asset to the BLN team. Matt graduated from the University of Connecticut Business School, with a degree in Accounting.

Gabriel Bowen

Project Manager/IT Support Specialist, is responsible for supporting Bridge Loan Network (BLN) users with all of their software needs. This includes the BridgeLoanNetwork.com, the BLN WordPress Plugin, white label sites, and various APIs. Gabriel first joined the Bridge Loan Network team in 2019 to assist the growing company’s need for additional IT Support. Towards the end of 2020, Gabriel was promoted to Project Manager to help the company plan and organize their software development needs for this growing industry. Previous to Bridge Loan Network, Gabriel had 4 years’ experience in Hardware/Software support, and graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems.

Pamela Blakes

Broker Account Manager, joined the Bridge Loan Network team in 2020 and specializes in building and maintaining broker relationships, and providing education and support for Bridge Loan Network’s software platform. Throughout her 11-year mortgage career, Pamela focused on residential investor loans and is a Nationally Licensed Mortgage Loan Officer. Her career has brought her from Long Island, NY to Atlanta, GA, to NW Montana and now Connecticut where she loves gathering interesting tidbits about her clients, or a life lesson they have learned. She will be happy to add yours to her book of “Information I Could Learn from or Use to Help Someone Else”.

Jordan Wells

Broker Account Manager, joined the Bridge Loan Network team in 2020, and is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with brokers who utilize Bridge Loan Network’s suite of software offerings. Prior to his employment at Bridge Loan Network, Jordan worked on the Business Development team at TicketNetwork, generating and implementing strategic partnerships through the company’s affiliate and white label programs. Jordan graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2014 with a degree in Communications.

Erica Sikoski

Senior Marketing Specialist, is responsible for maintaining and evolving the presence of Bridge Loan Network in our respective field. Joining the company in 2018, Erica’s focus has been on creating informative and thought-provoking content to strengthen Bridge Loan Network’s marketing and tradeshow initiatives. Erica manages Bridge Loan Network’s social media channels, email campaigns and digital and print campaigns. Erica graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University, with an honors degree in Communications with a concentration in Advertising.

Sumit Patil

Software/Application Developer, joined the Bridge Loan Network team in 2016, and is responsible for all project life cycle activities including analysis, design, software enhancements, development and post-implementation support for Bridge Loan Network’s software. Prior to his employment at Bridge Loan Network, Sumit worked as Full stack Developer at AG Technologies, with responsibilities such as design/create and maintaining the client’s websites. Sumit graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2016 with a master’s degree in computer science and Information Technology.