Detailed Agenda for October 2021

Subject to change.


Saturday, October 16 - Golf Tournament & Hole-In-One Contest

Wolfdancer Golf Club
10 am Tee Time

Tournament entry must be purchased separately. Click here to register.

Post Tournament Party and Awards will begin immediately following tournament at the Chief’s Pavilion (adjacent to clubhouse.)

SUNDAY late afternoon

Sunday, October 17 - Early Check-In for VIP Cocktail Party

Lost Pines Grand Ballroom Foyer
4 pm – 6 pm

If you are a Sponsor, VIP, Premier or General Admission Guest, and are attending the evening’s cocktail party, please take advantage of our early check-in.

Avoid lines and expedite entry into the cocktail party.

Please bring your ID and proof of registration.

SUNDAY evening

Sunday Evening - VIP Cocktail Party

Pitbull Conference After PartyA gathering of Pitbull Conference Sponsors & Guests, kicking off what will be a great event!

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

River Song Lawn

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only.

MONDAY morning

Monday, October 18 - Check-In & Breakfast

Meet & Greet Catered BreakfastArrive at 8 am to get checked in, find your seat and have a leisurely breakfast.

Breakfast will end promptly at 9 am.

Catered meals are for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only.

MONDAY morning session begins

Morning Session Begins - 9 am

Leonard Rosen, CEO Pitbull ConferenceLeonard Rosen

CEO Pitbull Conference & Executive Director of the National Private Lenders Association (NPLA)
Host & Keynote Speaker

Mr. Rosen will share his wisdom and vast experience in private lending to discuss in frank terms, how to evolve your lending business.

Capital Providers Panel

Join us as executives from four of the country’s top capital providing firms discuss lines of credit and table funding for construction, rehab, multifamily, and commercial assets.

John Beacham

CEO, Toorak Capital Partners

Eric Abramovich

Founder and Chief Credit Officer, Roc Capital

Robert Talas

Co-Founder & Principal, Flatiron Realty Capital

Marc Heenan

Head of Originations, PeerStreet

Private Lenders Panel - Morning Session

Lenders discuss changes seen in the market, including new opportunities that have emerged since the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about their new sweet-spots, risk tolerance, and available products.

Jeff Tesch, RCN Capital

Jeff Tesch

CEO, RCN Capital

Rob Pajon,

Martin Bedecarratz

Chief Credit Officer, A&S Capital

Richard Katz, Rodeo Lending

Richard Katz

Principal, Rodeo Lending

Matthew Fernandes

Finance of America Commercial

Dave Christensen

Regional Manager, Red Oak Financial

NPLA Panel Discussion

Listen in as founding members of the National Private Lenders Association discuss its early accomplishments and the vital role it continues to play in protecting the industry’s interests.

Amy Kame, Managing Director, NPLA

Amy Kame

Managing Director, NPLA

Leonard Rosen, CEO Pitbull Conference

Leonard Rosen

Executive Director, NPLA

Jon Hornik

Jon Hornik

Attorney, Private Lender Law

Justin Fordham

Asset Manager / Business Development, Fordham Enterprises

LUNCH break


Join us for a delicious catered lunch.

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Catered meals are for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only.

AFTERNOON Session Begins

Afternoon Session Begins - 2 pm

Jonathan Hornik

Attorney, Private Lender Law
Keynote Speaker

Private Lending

Do not miss this presentation by one of our industry’s most renowned legal authorities. Mr. Hornik will share his sage advice for anyone involved in originating, borrowing, or lending private money.

Mr. Hornik will also address newly passed legislation relating to:

  • Disclosures
  • Eviction Moratoriums
  • Licensing

Private Lenders Panel - Afternoon Session

Lenders discuss market conditions and opportunities, interest rates, and supply chain challenges.

Chip Cummings, Northwind Financial

Chip Cummings

President, Northwind Financial

Toby Potter, Global Integrity Finance

Toby Potter

President, Global Integrity Finance

Mark Woodbridge

National Wholesale Director, Builders Capital

Jasen Miller, Corridor Funding

Jasen Miller

Managing Partner, Corridor Funding

ML Billion

President, Billion Private Lending Group

Technology & Cyber Security Panel

Learn how implementing the right technology can…

  • Increase efficiency
  • Speed up loan closings
  • Lower operating costs
  • Protect your blind spots
  • Grow your business exponentially!

Gary Highland

Gary Highland

President, GoDocs

Patrick Jason

Patrick Janson


Jake Harris, Flip Factory App

Jake Harris

Flip Factory App

Service Providers Panel

Meet the firms that specialize in servicing you and your unique needs as a private lending professional. Building a top-notch team that supports your every move begins here.

John Tedesco, Appraisal Nation

John Tedesco

Senior VP of Business Development, Appraisal Nation

Mark Walser

Mark Walser

President, Incenter

Barry Harari, Specialty Lending Services

Barry Harari

President, Superior Loan Servicing

Ken Quiat, Direct Lenders' Insurance Services

Ken Quiat

JV Manager, Direct Lenders’ Insurance Services

Sam Kaddah

President & CEO, Liquid Logics

Featured Interview

Sunil Tulsiani

Founder, Private Investment Club
Raising Investment Capital for Real Estate

The Lendies

Join us to honor the finest companies and individuals in our industry.

Official After Party

Pitbull Conference After Party
Close out the day with one last opportunity to meet and network with new contacts. Relax and enjoy a beautiful evening outside.

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only.

Tiered admission pricing available.

Find one that suits you best.

Hotel Room Reservations

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