Stephanie Fuerstner Gillis
Stephanie leads Arabella's Philanthropy Management team. She joined Arabella as part of the firm's acquisition of Blueprint Research + Design, Inc, where she was the COO and a senior consultant. She has worked in philanthropy for more than 15 years, prior to which she spent more than a decade in the nonprofit sector. Stephanie has a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MA in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Vice President of Originations
Mr. Whitfield has served as the Vice President of Originations for 21st Mortgage since 1998. 21st Mortgage is a Manufactured Home Loan Originations and Servicing Company that was created in 1995. In 2003 Clayton Homes, acting on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway, acquired 21st Mortgage. 21st Mortgage now services of $7,000,000,000 in home loans and is on target to originate $1,000,000,000 in 2015. Ward is a graduate of the University of Texas Permian Basin and has worked in the manufactured home financial services industry sine 1981.