Mr. Ahlgren serves as President of Stonebridge Capital Partners, offering a high-level of commitment, dedication and flawless project execution to Individual and institutional investors. With a strong operations background, he offers precise project identification, due diligence targeted goal initiation, constructive customer communication, risk management and transformative results. In addition, he serves as President of WRCI, providing US companies with EB-5 solutions. Mr. Ahlgren was formerly Senior Vice President of Rilington Development, the Chief Operating Officer of Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP), and a Vice President of the Building Industry Association.
Meet Pierre Pan
Mr. Pan brings years of corporate and government training experience to Stonebridge Capital Partners. He serves as the company’s Cultural Ambassador in China, with expertise in customer relationship management, focused marketing research and analysis, account management and project underwriting. His preparing, structuring and managing of EB-5 projects have resulted in highly successful projects in the Asian markets. Based in Beijing, Mr. Pan heads up the WRCI company’s satellite office. Through his astute evaluations and collaborative team infrastructure, he assesses emerging global markets, and identifies expansion opportunities throughout Asia and US to capture an increasing share of global economic growth.
Meet Serena Shi
Ms. Shi serves as the Investment Manager at Stonebridge Capital Partners. Throughout her professional career in investment analysis and risk control, Serena has accomplished numerous solutions and successes for her business affiliations. She updated and improved the credit rating models that assessed strengths/weaknesses and finalized the internal capital model that resulted in First American Corporation maintaining a stable rating. She is an excellent analyst, identifying processes that result in successful maintenance and establishment of company grades and upgrades. She identifies portfolio risks, budget disparities, property investments, analyzes market information, competitor data, financial health and market trends so companies can successfully maintain their current grade or an upgrade. Serena utilizes an expert skill set which includes market research, data retrieve and process, and financial model knowledge. Serena holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Connecticut and a Master’s Degree in Finance from UC Irvine. She looks forward to an exciting future with SCP, applying her proven skills and procedures that lead to profitable investments.
Meet Grace Kim
Ms. Grace Kim has an impressive background within the finance industry, providing focused and strategic financial planning and asset management assistance to clients. She has over 9 years experience in account management and customer relations. Prior to joining Stonebridge Capital Partners, Ms Kim served as the Investor Relations Manager of WRCI, overseeing the fund and document communications with financial institutions and clients. Ms. Kim was also responsible for the management of all project books and yearly tax preparations. Clients benefit from her diverse knowledge, and keen observation of the ever-changing financial trends.
Meet Erin Eslinger
Erin Eslinger brings over 20 years of innovative marketing experience to Stonebridge Capital Partners. She is a results-driven Marketing Strategist that has developed and executed numerous comprehensive sales and marketing programs. Ms. Eslinger served for many years as Marketing Director for The Rilington Group, a homebuilder and real estate developer in Southern California. She was responsible for the marketing of over 16 new home communities, managing countless multi-million dollar budgets and marketing campaigns. Ms. Eslinger also held the position of Marketing Consultant and Project Manager, associated with the Bisig Impact Group, an integrated marketing and media firm, partnering on many national accounts including Toyota North American Environmental. Most recently, she created Eslinger Marketing to assist companies unable to bring in full-time marketing staffs; achieving sustainable business growth through creativity, marketing intelligence and strategic vision. Ms. Eslinger holds a professional certification in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from University of California Riverside, and is a “Marketing Director of the Year” award recipient by the Desert Sales and Marketing Council.
Meet Denise Sands
PROJECT CONTROLLER & RISK MANAGER
Denise Sands is a multi-faceted financial professional, holding Controller positions with some of the top homebuilders and developers in Southern California. At Rilington Group, she was responsible for managing an accounting staff, reviewing budgets and job costing, and prepared financial statements for distribution to owners, partners and lenders for as many as 7 companies simultaneously. Additional responsibilities included payroll, overseeing all payable & receivable departments, preparation of final home escrow closing statements, review and approval of loan draws, and partnered with insurance broker to obtain appropriate coverage for various building projects and the corporation. All construction loans were under her inspection and review. Positions as Controller, Assistant Controller and Office and Accounting Manager were held at Watt Homes, Riley Loma Linda, Masing Construction and several construction companies. By utilizing her varied skills and well-rounded financial knowledge, Ms Sands has been responsible for the tremendous growth and success at all company affiliations. She was instrumental in the growth from 30 employees to over 250 in her four years with Hammond & Masing Construction. Ms. Sands holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management.