Director and Founder
Mr. Purewall, who established PHL Capital in 2008, has been a licensed mortgage broker since 2004 and has worked in real estate development and financing for over 20 years. He co-manages the Company while serving on the Lending Committee. He is also a Director of MortEq Lending Corp.
Prior to establishing PHL Capital, Mr. Purewall worked in various roles with TD Commercial Bank, specializing in real estate and commercial lending. He also worked with the Lanyard Group, a real estate investment banking and investment firm.
Mr. Purewall earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University with a focus on finance and marketing. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Mr. Ponte, who co-manages PHL Capital and serves on the Lending Committee, provides over 15 years of combined financing, construction and development experience. Prior to joining PHL Capital, he held various senior roles with TD Commercial Bank, focusing on their large commercial business segment.
Mr. Ponte is the current President of the BC MIC Managers Association (BCMMA), whose membership includes some of British Columbia’s largest and most reputable Mortgage Investment Corporations. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Centra Cares Foundation.
Mr. Ponte holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University with a focus on finance and marketing.
Mr. Munday manages and oversees all aspects of the investment process for PHL Capital. Prior to joining the company, he was the controller of a Fraser Valley wholesale distributor and more recently worked in various roles with TD Commercial Bank, specializing in real estate, commercial lending and business development.
Mr. Munday holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia with a double-major in Finance and Business Administration.
Senior Mortgage Analyst
Mr. Vu, a licensed mortgage broker since 2014, provides PHL Capital with broad, international experience in venture capital and microcredit. His work has taken him across North America, Asia Pacific and the South Asia regions.
Mr. Vu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Finance and Human Resources.
Mr. Duhra, a licensed mortgage broker, assists PHL Capital with risk assessment and business development. He has worked in the financial services field since 2014 with experience in retail banking and alternative lending institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University.
Mortgage Analyst Renewals
Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Finance. Before joining PHL, he worked at Home Trust underwriting B mortgages. To broaden his experience, he travelled in Taiwan for a year to learn Mandarin.
Sanj Westin, CPA
Mrs. Westin manages all of PHL Capital’s accounting and financial reporting. She is responsible for maintaining internal controls that ensure the fund’s assets are safeguarded and that financial statements are prepared in accordance with accounting principles and standards. Mrs. Westin also manages the company’s IT infrastructure to ensure PHL Capital operates at industry best practices.
Prior to joining PHL Capital, Mrs. Westin was part of the Audit & Assurance Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Vancouver. She obtained a double-major Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from Simon Fraser University. During her undergraduate studies, she served as Vice President of the Young Women in Business (YWiB) organization.
Ms. Hasel has managed the mortgage renewal process for PHL Capital and currently assists the Investment Manager with investor relations and administration. She brings extensive experience in event coordination to the company, using her attention to detail and planning skills to support her investment work. She also manages event planning for PHL.
Principle of Surrey Cedar Ltd.
Mr. Bath worked as a Financial Analyst before founding Western Rugged Tools, a Canadian based manufacturer and distributor of tools and related products in 2002. He is a Director and Principal of Surrey Cedar and is actively involved in real estate investment and management.
Mr. Bath holds a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Finance and Marketing. He has also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Bath is on the Lending Committee of the Company
Chairman of Centra Construction Ltd.
Mr. Tilstra is the President, Chairman and founder of Centra Construction Group Ltd. Centra Construction Group Ltd.’s operations include window manufacturing and installation, exterior siding installation and complete restoration services through-out the province of British Columbia.
Mr. Tilstra was also awarded the 2011 Pacific Region Entrepreneur of the Year in real estate and construction by Earnest & Young. He is also an experienced real estate developer having been involved in numerous commercial industrial and residential projects.
Principal of Grewal & Co., CA
Mr. Grewal worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers for five years before launching his own accounting firm, Grewal & Co. Chartered Accountants, in 2003. Mr. Grewal is one of the owners and part of the management team of Allied Insurance Services, an insurance business with several locations in Metro Vancouver. He also has extensive experience in real estate investments.
Mr. Grewal holds a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Accounting. He has also obtained the Chartered Accountant (CA) designation. Mr. Grewal is on the Lending Committee of the Company.