Our Team

PPC LOAN’s funding team and customer support specialists have spent years honing their skills to help investment advisors grow and expand their firms. Our team truly puts our clients’ financial needs first. Meet the people who deliver tailored financing solutions and steadfast support for our clients every day.

Director of Investment Advisor Services, Dustin Mangone
Dustin Mangone
Director of Investment Advisor Services

Dustin Mangone
Director of Investment Advisor Services

Dustin’s role as Director of the Investment Advisor Program sees him exclusively committed to helping investment advisors grow their firms with acquisition financing.

A cash-flow lender with more than ten years of experience, he has successfully underwritten more than $250 million in funded loans and helped clients throughout the U.S. acquire new businesses. Business owners had also turned to him for help with mergers, buy-ins, buy-outs and succession planning.

Prior to joining PPC Loan in May 2005, Dustin was a financial advisor tasked with retirement planning for non-profit organizations over two years.

Dustin graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing with a background in Finance. He is a keen traveler and also enjoys outdoor activities including hunting.

Chief Operating Officer, Tabitha Hughes
Tabitha Hughes
Chief Operating Officer

Tabitha Hughes
Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Tabitha spearheads all of PPC Loan’s company operations across closing, customer service and administration. She has also taken responsibility for database management efforts, digitizing administrative processes and introducing secure document transfer capability for our customers.

Tabitha has 17 years of experience, having joined PPC Loan in 2000. Beginning with a short stint as an administrator, she went on to close and underwrite loans, guide our marketing strategy and lead the closing team.

And now, as COO, she’s able to manage all loan closings and continue to play a part in delighting our customers long after they have secured funding for their businesses. This dual-focus is central to her passion in supporting PPC Loan’s mission to help customers succeed.

Tabitha lives in Spring, TX. When she’s not coordinating operational strategies at PPC Loan, she’s spending time with family or volunteering for a good cause.

Financial Analyst, Aaron Racino
Aaron Racino
Financial Analyst

Aaron Racino
Financial Analyst

As a Financial Analyst, Aaron takes great pride in assisting his clients during the financing process to ensure a sound financial transaction takes place and providing friendly and helpful customer service along the way. With a background in sales, Aaron knows the importance of tailoring products to suit the needs of his customers.

Aaron graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2015 with a double major in Finance and Banking & Financial Institutions and joined PPCLOAN the same year.

Originally born and raised in Austin, TX, Aaron currently resides in The Woodlands where he enjoys spending time with his friends, watching sports, hunting, playing golf, and volunteering his time to help around the community.

Financial Analyst, Ty Roemer
Ty Roemer
Financial Analyst

Ty Roemer
Financial Analyst

As a Financial Analyst, Ty provides professional, educated, and friendly service to ensure a smooth and simple experience for our customers, delivering the best level of care and attention while meeting their individual needs.

Prior to joining PPCLOAN in 2016, Ty graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a minor in Economics. During his time at A&M, Ty found his interest in finance while taking a course in Money & Capital Markets where he was introduced to the world of business finance and the lending industry. In addition to school, Ty gained hands-on experience while working for a small lending firm specializing in personal lending niches for its client base and exposing him to the positive impact lending can have on its clients and their communities.

Originally from Salado, TX, Ty currently resides in The Woodlands, TX where he enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending sporting events, hunting, and fishing.

Senior Closing Coordinator, Christina Baca
Christina Baca
Senior Closing Coordinator

Christina Baca
Senior Closing Coordinator

As a member of PPC Loan’s closing team, Christina brings a compelling customer service ethos to the table. Dedicated to making the closing phase a smooth process for our clients, she always strives to ensure their immediate and long-term needs are met.

Whether it’s taking on additional responsibility in support of loan servicing or maintaining strong relationships with business owners, Christina’s focus remains on looking after our clients’ best interests.

Outside the office, Christina pursues a variety of hobbies such as running, hunting, fishing and relishing in the company of her friends and family.

She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Agricultural Economics.