Champions for the democratization of commercial real estate financing
Blackhawk's management team has more than 80 years of combined experience in the real estate and lending industries
Michael Ping
President & CEO
UC Davis
Experience
Founder and CEO of eBioCare, a business acquired by Curative Health, Inc for 60 million dollars in 2001. BP Capital Partners, Managing Partner.
Fun Facts
At 47, competed in a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fundraiser against a 27 year old fighter and ruled decisively.
Guru Charan
Chief Operating Officer
University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Experience
Strategy, M&A, and strategic business development in technology and financial services sectors. Corporate development, investment banking, product strategy and management, and software development. Discover Financial Services, H&R Block, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch.
Fun Facts
Played competitive basketball in India. Shortlisted for Team India Under 19 years boys team for the Asian Basketball Championship.
Robert Wolffe
CTO
San Diego State University
Experience
Website design and development consultant with over 14 years experience working with diverse clientele ranging from AOL to the Dead Kennedys.
Fun Facts
Once drove from San Francisco to Costa Rica in search of surf.
Christopher Balthasar, J.D.
VP Operations & General Counsel
Loyola Law School
Haverford College
Experience
California attorney, licensed BRE business broker, and Series 7 licensed securities broker with over ten years business and entrepreneurial experience. Sunbelt Business Advisors, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley.
Fun Facts
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt and three-time U.S. Open champion. Attorney on the “Erin Brokovich” case.
Stephen Heath
Senior Loan Consultant
San Jose State University
Experience
Licensed BRE Agent with over 38 years in the financial lending business. President and former CEO of Mountain South Corporation, President and Member of Board of Directors for Great American Savings and Loan Association and Cornish and Carey Residential.
Fun Facts
Avid golfer, skier and recent grandfather to triplet granddaughters in addition to four prior grandchildren.