Brian O'Shaughnessy, President
Mr. O'Shaughnessy is the President of Rama Capital Partners, LLC and the Chief Executive Officer of Athas Capital Group, Inc., both companies that he co-founded in 2008.
has the distinction of being one of the nation's largest hard money lenders and through its recently expanded product offering is now pioneering the re-birth of sub-prime lending.
in-house financing arm.
Previously, Mr. O'Shaughnessy was the President of Quality Home Loans, joining them after they purchased his previous company, Bankers Express Mortgage, in 2007.
While at Quality Home Loans
, Mr. O'Shaughnessy
helped to orchestrate a $167M securitization.
In 1998, Mr. O'Shaughnessy founded Bankers Express Mortgage with the vision of running a private, alternative mortgage lender that put profit above production.
participated in all aspects of mortgage origination and secondary market activities, including A paper, sub-prime, and hard money paper.
The company grew to over 55 employees and posted an impressive streak of profitability for 36 consecutive quarters, the entire span of its existence.
Mr. O'Shaughnessy had his start in the mortgage banking industry with Title West Mortgage Inc., where he excelled to become President.
helped Title West grow from 20 employees to over 250 employees and $160 million per month in production.
is also credited with building a wholesale division and pioneering sub-prime loans with Bank One
, in the days before FICO scores were established.