Meet the CAFI Team

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Executive Team

Frank M. Bashore


Mr. Bashore co-founded Capital Active Funding in 1995 and was appointed President in 1998. Prior to that he was co-founder and General Manager of The Mortgage and Credit Corporation, El Paso, Texas.

Frank began his career in banking, with almost 20 years of experience including Vice-President of Commercial Lending and Bank Compliance Officer, Senior Commercial Lender and Credit Officer for InterFirst Bank Holding Company, Dallas, Texas and First City Bancorporation, Houston, Texas. He was also Secretary to the Board for InterFirst Bank-Chelmont, El Paso, Texas. In addition, he has served as a Small Business Loan Advocate and served on the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Advisory Board. He was awarded “Financial Business Advocate of the Year” by the SBA in 1992.

Frank attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma (OU) and holds a Graduate Degree in Finance from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, Dallas Texas (SMU) and a Political Science degree from the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP).

Priscilla Northcutt

Construction Manager

Ms. Northcutt has been a key member of the CAFI management team for over 23 years and is responsible for overseeing all government construction and services contractors for Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Southern California. Priscilla has extensive knowledge and experience managing and implementing the CAFI lending program.

Brian Wimmer

Regional Account Manager, Western Operations

Mr. Wimmer has been recognized for his dedication, leadership and excellence in business development. Brian is fluent in working with government and industry leaders in supports of operations, improved communications, information technology and managed services. He has a distinguished track record in the implementation of new ventures to include supporting acquisitions, procurement and administration rubrics. Mr Wimmer was previously a senior executive for a major defense contractor overseeing Pacific regional operations and cofounder of a leading professional services contracting firm focused on technology integration.

Mr. Wimmer has extensive knowledge of defense and federal acquisition contracting requirements having contributed to authoring various Department of Defense capability documents outlining future technologies to be integrated into validated and approved Programs of Records.

Prior to co-founding his own defense contracting firm in 2010, Brian served as a counterintelligence special agent with the U.S. Army, and was deployed in support of Operation Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, supporting efforts to report and suppress threats against the U.S. and coalition forces.

He attributes his success to his entrepreneurial mindset and his passion to connect with people and set the stage for success by bringing expertise and ideas to support projects and partner firms.

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In Memoriam

Ralph “Gonz” Gonzales

Business Development for Arizona

“Gonz” was responsible for business development in Arizona helping our asset-based-lending clients compete for, secure, and successfully complete government let contracts. Mr. Gonzales brought national recognition to the Arizona Department of Transportation by working to have its Arizona Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Support Services program named as the USDOT Pilot Supportive Services Program of the year (2004). Ralph’s previous experience included work with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) where he assisted the U.S. Department of Transportation in designing its Supportive Services Program, now utilized nationally by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Gonz holds a degree in Business Management and is a retired Veteran with the U.S. Army, having served with distinction for over 20 years.

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