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Anil Advani

Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance

Gregory S. Hand

Senior Vice President - Underwriting

Diana DiPreta

Senior Vice President - Originations, Northeast

Darrick Metz

Senior Vice President - Originations

Warren Allen

Vice President - LIHTC Production

Michael Byrd

Vice President - Midwest Region

Jessica Cometa

Vice President - Originations, West

Dan Garrett

Vice President - Central Region

Wendy Yan

Vice President - Underwriting

Christina Pham

Director - Portfolio Dispositions

Dan Miller

Vice President - Originations, Texas/Southeast

Anil Advani

Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance

Darrick Metz

Senior Vice President - Originations

Gregory S. Hand

Senior Vice President - Underwriting

Diana DiPreta

Senior Vice President - Originations, Northeast

Warren Allen

Vice President - LIHTC Production

Michael Byrd

Vice President - Midwest Region

Jessica Cometa

Vice President - Originations, West

Dan Garrett

Vice President - Central Region

Dan Miller

Vice President - Originations, Texas/Southeast

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 and a registered representative of WNC Capital Corporation 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.
Gregory S. Hand
Senior Vice President - Underwriting
Gregory Hand, Senior Vice President - Developer Relations Mr. Hand is responsible for working directly with originators and key general partners on a national basis in evaluating LIHTC opportunities.  In addition, Mr. Hand works directly with WNC's Investor Relations department with regard to investor due diligence matters. 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.
Diana DiPreta
Senior Vice President - Originations, Northeast
Ms. DiPreta is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in the Northeast. Prior to joining WNC, she worked for a national bank in New York City, where she ultimately served as senior equity originator and senior vice president. Previously she served as a commercial real estate underwriter for a national bank.  She is a board member of the Queens Community House and junior board finance chair of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. DiPreta earned a bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University and a certificate in real estate finance and investment from New York University.
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.
Warren Allen
Vice President - LIHTC Production
Warren Allen, Vice President – LIHTC Production. Mr. Allen oversees institutional investor due diligence and manages the Originations financial analysis group for WNC. Prior to joining WNC in 2017, he served as vice president of originations for a national tax credit syndicator. He was previously division controller for a multi-national plastics manufacturing firm and financial analysis manager for a national tax credit investor. Mr. Allen has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Fullerton, and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Southern California.
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
Vice President - Originations, West
Jessica Cometa, Vice President - Originations, Western Region. 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.
Wendy Yan
Vice President - Underwriting
Wendy Yan, Vice President - Underwriting Ms. Yan oversees the underwriting team for new LIHTC 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 joining WNC in 2004, 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.
Dan Miller
Vice President - Originations, Texas/Southeast
Dan Miller, Vice President – Originations, Texas/Southeast. Mr. Miller is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in Texas and the southeast. Prior to joining WNC, Mr. Miller worked for a national real estate syndicator as an originator and previous to that as an acquisition analyst. Mr. Miller is a member of the Texas Association of Affordable Housing Partners and the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa with a concentration in real estate finance and marketing management and a certificate in entrepreneurship.
Anil Advani
Executive Vice President - Originations and Finance
Anil Advani, Esq., Executive Vice President – Originations and Finance and a registered representative of WNC Capital Corporation 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.
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.
Gregory S. Hand
Senior Vice President - Underwriting
Gregory Hand, Senior Vice President - Developer Relations Mr. Hand is responsible for working directly with originators and key general partners on a national basis in evaluating LIHTC opportunities.  In addition, Mr. Hand works directly with WNC's Investor Relations department with regard to investor due diligence matters. 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.
Diana DiPreta
Senior Vice President - Originations, Northeast
Ms. DiPreta is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in the Northeast. Prior to joining WNC, she worked for a national bank in New York City, where she ultimately served as senior equity originator and senior vice president. Previously she served as a commercial real estate underwriter for a national bank.  She is a board member of the Queens Community House and junior board finance chair of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. DiPreta earned a bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University and a certificate in real estate finance and investment from New York University.
Warren Allen
Vice President - LIHTC Production
Warren Allen, Vice President – LIHTC Production. Mr. Allen oversees institutional investor due diligence and manages the Originations financial analysis group for WNC. Prior to joining WNC in 2017, he served as vice president of originations for a national tax credit syndicator. He was previously division controller for a multi-national plastics manufacturing firm and financial analysis manager for a national tax credit investor. Mr. Allen has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Fullerton, and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Southern California.
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
Vice President - Originations, West
Jessica Cometa, Vice President - Originations, Western Region. 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.
Dan Miller
Vice President - Originations, Texas/Southeast
Dan Miller, Vice President – Originations, Texas/Southeast. Mr. Miller is responsible for WNC’s origination efforts in Texas and the southeast. Prior to joining WNC, Mr. Miller worked for a national real estate syndicator as an originator and previous to that as an acquisition analyst. Mr. Miller is a member of the Texas Association of Affordable Housing Partners and the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa with a concentration in real estate finance and marketing management and a certificate in entrepreneurship.
Wendy Yan
Vice President - Underwriting
Wendy Yan, Vice President - Underwriting Ms. Yan oversees the underwriting team for new LIHTC 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 joining WNC in 2004, 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.