Eric Mauz

Owner - Funding Strategist


Eric Mauz graduated from Drexel University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering. Eric began his career managing capital projects as a Project Engineer for DuPont. In 2009, Eric founded MB Capital Solutions where he works with individuals, business owners and real estate investors who are looking to gain access to capital for business opportunities or to have working capital. As a funding strategist, Eric uses his background and expertise to help his clients succeed in a complicated financial world, saving them both time and money. Eric is also an active real estate investor in the South Jersey community with 20+ years of experience and has a unique skill set to help position clients for optimal success.

Nick DiFederico

Lead Funding Strategist


Nick DiFederico began his entrepreneurial career in 2004 when he opened his own mortgage brokerage. In 2007, Nick founded his jewelry wholesaling business where he quickly became one of the premier buyers of precious metals in the tri-state area. In 2010, as a small business owner, Nick began working with MB Capital Solutions. The coaching and advising that he received made such an impact on him that he decided to join MB Capital Solutions as the Lead Funding Strategist. Nick uses his experience to help his clients understand the importance of credit and capital positioning so that they can continue to have long-term success.

Chris Teti

Funding Strategist


Chris Teti started his professional career in a variety of retail locations. His drive, attention to detail, and strong personal skills allowed him to quickly be promoted into management. After managing retail stores large and small, he turned his attention to technology, where he worked as a core systems developer in the casino gaming industry. Just as in retail, Chris was once again quickly promoted, this time to Director of Software Development, where he was responsible for managing a team of developers and engineers. Due to his strong communication skills, he went on to work directly with clients, utilizing his ability to understand their unique needs and guiding them from the very first interaction, through project completion, and beyond. Throughout that time, real estate was always in the back of his mind. Finally in 2015, Chris embarked on a new journey, one that would forever change his life. First a real estate investor, then a real estate agent, he ultimately became an Advisor for MB Capital Solutions. He has the privilege every day to talk to great people, to understand their goals, and to help them achieve those goals. When not helping people pursue their dreams, he spends his time relaxing, watching sports, reading, and hanging out with his son Aidan and his wife Laura.

Nicole Barratt

Funding Strategist


Nicole Barratt is our New Jr. Funding Strategist. She started her career in a variety of sales and marketing positions before turning her sights to Real Estate management. She holds a degree in Business Administration & Marketing, and in her downtime enjoys spending time with her husband of 19 years and her two daughters aged 17 & 14. Nicole loves reading, bad dad jokes and has a vast reservoir of semi-useless knowledge. She believes music is what feelings sound like and loves animals of all kinds. A Philly sports nut to the core, when not watching or attending sporting events, you might find her at music festivals or concerts, hiking, or supporting her daughters’ sports and music ventures. As a service minded individual, Nicole enjoys connecting with clients and helping to build upon and realize their goals. “It is kind of fun to do the impossible” -Walt Disney

Heather Edelblute



Heather gets all of MB Capital Solutions’ client information into the appropriate systems; whether they meet at a networking event or through a referral partner, it goes into our process and database accordingly. Heather also schedules calls with clients to speak to the advisors. She ensures the client has a productive conversation with the advisor by prepping them on what to expect and the overall process and answering any additional questions they may have. Heather enjoys talking to the clients and making sure they have everything they need and feel comfortable working with MB Capital Solutions. She also takes pride in ensuring the advisors’ calendars are filled and ready for their upcoming client calls. On a personal level, she loves doing artwork and going on road trips for concerts or just going out of town and on an adventure. Heather is a little spunky and brings the team some comedy when she can. She has a two-year-old and another on the way who keeps her on her toes and busy when she is not working.

LaShawnda Adegbile

Accounting and Billing Specialist


LaShawnda Adegbile is currently the Accounting-Billing Lead and a Processor for MB Capital. In accounting she is responsible for handling all client invoices as well as monthly RP payouts. As a processor she works diligently to get clients through the funding stage. Since her time here, LaShawnda has worked within several other departments as well, including front end (data entry), operations, project management, HR and has been in other leadership roles. She brings to the table 20 plus years of experience in administrative leadership and operations management roles. She worked in the mortgage industry for several years as the direct liaison between her company and the IRS and helped manage the company’s processing team. She holds a BA in Psychology, a MA in Human Services and working to become a Certified Life Coach. LaShawnda resides in Texas with her husband and five children -from college to kindergarten. LaShawnda loves the Lord, going to church, singing, dancing, reading a good book, rainy days, smiling, laughing, and most especially encouraging others.

Cassandra Looper

Advisor assistant


Cassandra Looper brings over 20 years of customer service experience to the MB Capital Solutions team. Working in unsecured lending services for ten (10) years, she was known as the processing queen for most of her career, but recently changed her focus back to being an Advisor Assistant to Eric Mauz. This is where she started her career 10 years ago and become his right-hand man in daily activities. Focusing strictly as an AA gives her the ability to work closely with clients and keep them updated and moving forward when Eric is unavailable.
Cassandra was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas but has lived in Lamar, Colorado, for the past nine (9) years. She is the mother of two teenage girls and two teenage boy dogs. After a long work week, she enjoys singing on the Praise and Worship team at church and hanging out with her furry (and non-furry) children. Cassandra can make a mean dish as well with her love for cooking.

Sheryl Pentecost

Advisor assistant


Sheryl is a full-blooded Texas gal who loves her daughter, the summer heat, a good volleyball game, and the Dallas Cowboys (WIN, lose, or draw)!  She loves to laugh and have a good time. As an advisor support specialist, she assists clients with her 20 plus years of exceptional customer service skills and helps them to connect with others on our team to get them across the finish line in our funding process.  She takes pride in her job and looks forward to connecting with clients daily! 

Erika Jumalon

Data Entry Specialist


Erika has over 10 years of experience as a Virtual Administrative Assistant where she handles general office tasks and administrative duties, such as directing communications within and outside the company, setting up appointments, entering data and many more. She joined MB Capital Solutions Front End Department as its Data Entry Specialist. Her role involves evaluating client’s credit bureau reports and preparing these for advisor’s client meetings.

Sonja Curry 



Sonja Curry is currently a Processor with MB Capital. She has over 25 years of experience in customer service, financing and mortgage professions. As a processor, she works with clients in the funding stage of the transaction. She enjoys helping clients meet their goals.
Sonja is from Kentucky and still resides there with her family. She is married to a veteran and has four children, two dogs, a cat, and a ferret. When not working, you will find her at the soccer or football field cheering on one of her kids. Sonja likes to cook, read, watch movies and play video game with her kids.

Tecila White

Data Entry Specialist


Tecila is a new Data Entry Specialist at MB Capital Solutions. Her role involves evaluating client’s credit bureau reports and preparing these for advisor’s client meetings. With more than twenty years’ experience in many industries she is a great addition to the team! Tecila holds a degree in Applied Science and Accounting. On a personal level, Tecila enjoys cooking, good movies, travel, nature and being a mother to three young adults and grandmother of one. Tecila enjoys helping her family and friends succeed in life and realize their goals, is an avid member of her church and a philanthropist.

Tammera Torres

Data Entry Specialist - Processor


Tammera is a new Data Entry Specialist/Processor Her role involves evaluating client’s credit bureau reports and preparing these for advisor’s client meetings and assisting with filing applications for clients in funding. Tammera brings more than 20 years of customer service experience, 4 years of real estate experience and multiple state Real Estate licenses to the table. On a personal level, Tammera is a southerner at heart, born and raised in Texas and has recently become a Midwest transplant. Tammera has two children and is a huge animal lover. She loves spending time with family, her animals, helping others and traveling any chance she gets.

Gen Torres



Genevieve Torres (Gen) embarked on a remarkable journey after a distinguished 15+ year career in education, culminating in her role as the principal of a high school in Philadelphia. Motivated by a desire to be a shining example for her baby girl, she made the leap to pursue her lifelong dream. Today, as a dedicated entrepreneur, devoted mom, and loving wife, Gen’s passion lies in everything related to real estate. She is a Real Estate Investor, Licensed Realtor, and adept Funding Strategist at MB Capital Solutions. What sets her apart is her personal connection to the process—Gen’s journey began as a client with MB, successfully securing her first investment property without investing a penny of her own. She is now committed to helping her clients achieve their real estate goals with the same tenacity and determination.

Lauren McNally

Referral Partner Liasion


Lauren is a seasoned Real Estate Broker, boasting over two decades of expertise across various facets of real estate, sales, and investing. Her specialization lies in REO/HUD listings and sales, where she has demonstrated exceptional proficiency. For the past three years, Lauren has held the prestigious position of President of the Women’s Council of Realtors Southern NJ, showcasing her leadership and dedication to the real estate community.
Additionally, Lauren is a longstanding member of SJREIA (South Jersey Real Estate Investors Association) and serves as the Burlington County Subgroup Leader for the organization. Beyond her impressive professional affiliations, Lauren is recognized for her role as an avid trainer, mentor, and guide in the realm of real estate. Her strong background in networking and relationship-building with colleagues and peers further underscores her commitment to fostering collaboration and growth within the industry.

Mike D'Angelo



Michael D’Angelo’s professional journey showcases a diverse range of experiences and expertise. Graduating from Rutgers University, he initially pursued a career as an economics teacher before venturing into the realm of mortgages and hard money in 2017.

His career trajectory has seen him evolve into various roles, including being a partner/owner in a title company, actively lending hard money for investor deals, and serving as a Credit Analyst with MB Capital Solutions. This multifaceted background not only demonstrates his adaptability but also underscores his deep understanding of the investor market.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Michael is passionate about hockey, cherishes family time, and has a keen interest in continuous learning. His commitment to client satisfaction and his comprehensive grasp of the intricacies of the investor market position him as an invaluable partner for those seeking to navigate complex deals and investments.