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Anil Advani

Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance

Michael Byrd

Vice President - Midwest Region

Darrick Metz

Senior Vice President - Originations

Jessica Cometa

Senior Relationship Manager - Western Region

Dan Garrett

Vice President - Central Region

Gregory S. Hand

Senior Vice President - Underwriting

Christina Pham

Director - Portfolio Dispositions

Wendy Yan

Vice President - Underwriting

Anil Advani

Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance

Darrick Metz

Senior Vice President - Originations

Dan Garrett

Vice President - Central Region

Michael Byrd

Vice President - Midwest Region

Jessica Cometa

Senior Relationship Manager - Western Region

Gregory S. Hand

Senior Vice President - Underwriting

Wendy Yan

Vice President - Underwriting

Christina Pham

Director - Portfolio Dispositions

Anil Advani
Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance
Anil Advani, Esq., Executive Vice President – Originations and Finance. Mr. Advani oversees WNC’s originations team.  He has 20 years of LIHTC experience from both a consulting and syndications perspective. Prior to joining WNC in 2011, he worked for a tax credit syndicator and two national accounting firms with a specialization in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry. Mr. Advani earned a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a juris doctor from American University and holds a FINRA securities license.
Michael Byrd
Vice President - Midwest Region
Michael Byrd, Vice President - Originations, Midwest Mr. Byrd oversees WNC’s origination efforts throughout the central United States. Prior to Joining WNC in 2007, he worked for national nonprofit and for-profit developers. Mr. Byrd earned a bachelor of science in architecture from the University of Michigan and a master of architecture from the University of Minnesota.
Darrick Metz
Senior Vice President - Originations
Darrick Metz, Senior Vice President - Originations Mr. Metz leads WNC’s tax credit property originations team in the Midwest and central states. Prior to joining WNC in 1999, he worked for a regional tax credit developer and for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency as a Senior Housing Development Officer with responsibility for the allocation of Tax Credits and HOME funds. Mr. Metz  currently is a member of the Qualified Allocation Plan Tax Credit Advisory Committee for the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Minnesota Housing Multifamily Technical Advisory and the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association. He earned a bachelor of science in finance and economics from St. Cloud University.
Jessica Cometa
Senior Relationship Manager - Western Region
Jessica Cometa, Senior Relationship Manager Ms. Cometa oversees WNC’s origination efforts in the Western United States. Prior to joining WNC, she worked for a community lending banker and an affordable housing development company. Ms. Cometa earned a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in finance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Dan Garrett
Vice President - Central Region
Dan Garrett, Vice President - Originations Mr. Garrett is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in the Midwest, along with Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. Prior to joining WNC, he worked for a tax credit syndication company and founded a development company. Mr. Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College and a master of public administration from Drake University.
Gregory S. Hand
Senior Vice President - Underwriting
Gregory Hand, Senior Vice President - Underwriting Mr. Hand oversees WNC’s underwriting group. Prior to joining WNC in 1998, he served as a portfolio manager with a national tax credit sponsor, a finance manager with a full-service real estate operating company and a financial analyst with a real estate development company. Mr. Hand currently sits on the advisory committee for the National Council of Housing Market Analysts and is a member of the Housing Credit Group of the National Association of Home Builders. He earned his bachelor of science in business administration and finance from Iowa State University.
Christina Pham
Director - Portfolio Dispositions
Christina Pham, Director – Portfolio Dispositions. Ms. Pham is responsible for the oversight of WNC’s property dispositions. Prior to overseeing WNC’s Dispositions team, Ms. Pham served as WNC’s Investor Services Manager and also provided financial analysis for WNC’s portfolio management group. Ms. Pham serves as Chair for the University of California, Irvine Alumni Advisory Committee, which provides leadership training and mentorship to its members. Ms. Pham graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a bachelor of science in economics.
Wendy Yan
Vice President - Underwriting
Wendy Yan, Vice President - Underwriting Ms. Yan oversees the acquisition of new projects for WNC. Prior to joining WNC in 2011, Ms. Yan worked as an affordable housing developer and a senior project manager for two regional development firms. She received a bachelor of science in psychology and a master of arts in urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Anil Advani
Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance
Anil Advani, Esq., Executive Vice President – Originations and Finance. Mr. Advani oversees WNC’s originations team.  He has 20 years of LIHTC experience from both a consulting and syndications perspective. Prior to joining WNC in 2011, he worked for a tax credit syndicator and two national accounting firms with a specialization in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry. Mr. Advani earned a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a juris doctor from American University and holds a FINRA securities license.
Darrick Metz
Senior Vice President - Originations
Darrick Metz, Senior Vice President - Originations Mr. Metz leads WNC’s tax credit property originations team in the Midwest and central states. Prior to joining WNC in 1999, he worked for a regional tax credit developer and for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency as a Senior Housing Development Officer with responsibility for the allocation of Tax Credits and HOME funds. Mr. Metz  currently is a member of the Qualified Allocation Plan Tax Credit Advisory Committee for the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Minnesota Housing Multifamily Technical Advisory and the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association. He earned a bachelor of science in finance and economics from St. Cloud University.
Dan Garrett
Vice President - Central Region
Dan Garrett, Vice President - Originations Mr. Garrett is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in the Midwest, along with Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. Prior to joining WNC, he worked for a tax credit syndication company and founded a development company. Mr. Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College and a master of public administration from Drake University.
Michael Byrd
Vice President - Midwest Region
Michael Byrd, Vice President - Originations, Midwest Mr. Byrd oversees WNC’s origination efforts throughout the central United States. Prior to Joining WNC in 2007, he worked for national nonprofit and for-profit developers. Mr. Byrd earned a bachelor of science in architecture from the University of Michigan and a master of architecture from the University of Minnesota.
Jessica Cometa
Senior Relationship Manager - Western Region
Jessica Cometa, Senior Relationship Manager Ms. Cometa oversees WNC’s origination efforts in the Western United States. Prior to joining WNC, she worked for a community lending banker and an affordable housing development company. Ms. Cometa earned a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in finance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Gregory S. Hand
Senior Vice President - Underwriting
Gregory Hand, Senior Vice President - Underwriting Mr. Hand oversees WNC’s underwriting group. Prior to joining WNC in 1998, he served as a portfolio manager with a national tax credit sponsor, a finance manager with a full-service real estate operating company and a financial analyst with a real estate development company. Mr. Hand currently sits on the advisory committee for the National Council of Housing Market Analysts and is a member of the Housing Credit Group of the National Association of Home Builders. He earned his bachelor of science in business administration and finance from Iowa State University.
Wendy Yan
Vice President - Underwriting
Wendy Yan, Vice President - Underwriting Ms. Yan oversees the acquisition of new projects for WNC. Prior to joining WNC in 2011, Ms. Yan worked as an affordable housing developer and a senior project manager for two regional development firms. She received a bachelor of science in psychology and a master of arts in urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Christina Pham
Director - Portfolio Dispositions
Christina Pham, Director – Portfolio Dispositions. Ms. Pham is responsible for the oversight of WNC’s property dispositions. Prior to overseeing WNC’s Dispositions team, Ms. Pham served as WNC’s Investor Services Manager and also provided financial analysis for WNC’s portfolio management group. Ms. Pham serves as Chair for the University of California, Irvine Alumni Advisory Committee, which provides leadership training and mentorship to its members. Ms. Pham graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a bachelor of science in economics.