The Team

Feel Good About Your Team Of Trusted Advisors

It takes a lot of heart to be the best at what we do. Our team of trusted advisors includes a former tennis athlete and a 2X Grey Cup Champion. We take our success and yours to heart. Let us go to work for you!

Meet the Team

Everett Koeller

Founder

While building a successful lending career in the early 1960s, Everett discovered a need for short-term mortgage loans through a trusted source. Answering the call, he founded Calvert Home Mortgage Investment Corporation in 1975 with a focus on providing an effortless client experience tailored to their needs. For more than 45 years, Everett has been instrumental in the company’s growth and development. He continues to mentor the team in disciplined underwriting and living the values that initiated Calvert Home Mortgage’s success.

Dean Koeller

President

Growing up in the lending business, Dean’s father, Everett Koeller, taught him to bring his best in everything he does. Mentored to build an organization that truly cares, Dean believes in creating a winning culture which is committed to our clients, team members, stakeholders, and community. As a leader, Dean is committed to being a trusted advisor and creating an effortless client experience. Dean’s motivation comes from his passion for helping others discover and grow their success.

Dale Koeller

Vice President

Since 2001, Dale has been advancing his skills and knowledge of the mortgage industry. He quickly became recognized as a lending leader in the real estate market with a reputation for placing substantial value on personal connections. Dale is a trusted advisor offering education and analytical analysis to his clients. His knowledge provides valuable insight into the best financial solutions to serve each unique client need. Dale’s wife and two daughters are his pride and joy. He enjoys hiking, skiing and camping with his family.

Jesse Bobrowski

Vice President of Business Development

Involved in many facets of the lending process, Jesse creates and builds vital relationships with investors. He also assists with underwriting, regulatory compliance, and preventative loss analysis. Jesse has a passion for helping people reach their financial goals. He’s focused on discovering quality opportunities to lend money and provide sufficient capital to fund exciting opportunities. Jesse is the father of two young children. Beyond work, his passions extend to skiing, fishing, mountain biking, and continuous learning.

Sherwin Dziwenka

Underwriter

Sherwin is known for his personalized approach. He develops an effortless and creative solution to serve each client’s specific needs. Before joining the Calvert Home Mortgage team, Sherwin spent time developing himself as a mortgage broker with a national brokerage. Sherwin’s broker experience translates to a genuine understanding of what mortgage brokers require from their lenders to quickly and successfully close. He is a proud father.

Garrett LaBarre

Underwriter

Garrett has a passion for working closely with clients to achieve the best possible solution given their unique circumstances. As a former athlete and team member of an NCAA tennis program, he understands the perseverance and hard work required to succeed. Garrett has committed his career to real estate financing and has demonstrated a commitment to customer service, real estate investing, and credit rehabilitation.

Rob Maver

Underwriter

A notable mentor and leader, Rob will not rest until the job is done right. He has a contagious enthusiasm for real estate and business development. Rob’s personal experiences have conditioned him for success. He was a two-time CFL All-Star, Team Captain, and a two-time Grey Cup Champion. This athletic background taught him to value teamwork, discipline, goal-setting, and relationship building. Rob understands what it takes to create a team of winners while maintaining a positive attitude to produce the best results. He is currently enrolled with Sauder School of Business (University of British Columbia), completing a Diploma in Urban Land Economics. Whether working with a Real Estate Investor securing a quick close, or a homeowner utilizing the equity in their home, Rob takes great pride in helping Calvert Home Mortgage clients improve their financial outlook, knowing the real impact on their lives.

Ryan Day

Real Estate Investment Success Manager

Ryan joins Calvert Home Mortgage with an impressive sales history with leading beverage brands. Working for industry leaders, Ryan built a foundation of providing superior customer service. His innate qualities include the desire and ability to effectively listen, communicate, and understand each individual while providing genuine value to every interaction. Drive, passion, and continuous improvement are the cornerstones of his professional life. Ryan’s enthusiasm for real estate guides him to learn all there is to know about the industry. Ryan enjoys snowboarding, scuba diving, and hot yoga. He once completed a silent meditation retreat in Thailand and didn’t talk for five days! On weekends, you can find Ryan learning new skills through reading, audiobooks, and attending seminars. As an exceptionally social individual, he enjoys discussing real estate, innovative technology and loves a good travel story.

Almar Tejano

Junior Accountant

Almar joined Calvert Home Mortgage at the beginning of 2020. He is currently working on finishing his accounting degree from the University of Lethbridge. He is responsible for arrears management, accounts payables, and assisting the accounting team with monthly reporting. Almar is dedicated to his work and is eager to learn and grow. He enjoys summer outdoor activities, such as hiking and camping.

Amy Bailey

Mortgage Administrator

Amy joined Calvert Home Mortgage in 2016, bringing more than 20 years of mortgage experience in customer service and administration. Amy contributes excellent value to Calvert Home Mortgage and our admin team with her depth of knowledge. Her commitment is to assist customers while contributing to a successful team and fostering an adaptive environment. Amy provides our clients with timely, value-based service. She is meticulous with details and continually seeks ways to streamline an effortless client experience.

Candia Cope

Administration Manager

Candia brings financial services expertise encompassing customer service, lending, investing, compliance, administration, and operations. She holds a wealth of experience working in major financial institutions, including time spent teaching at a private business college, years in the RESP sector, and 15 years in the private lending sector. Candia believes real estate can provide tangible security for investments and allows investors to see the security that backs their investment. Candia’s sense of fun and energy is contagious to those around her. Her number one priority is her family, creating lasting memories from their many adventures skiing, spending time in the mountains or the ocean.

Debra Andres

Front Desk Administration

Bio Coming Soon

Jason Luc

Senior Accountant

Jason joined Calvert Home Mortgage at the end of 2020 as a Senior Accountant. He recently acquired his Chartered Professional Accountant Designation. Jason offers more than eight years of financial reporting and budgeting experience from retail gas and not-for-profit industries. Jason is responsible for financial reporting and compliance for Calvert Home Mortgage. Outside of accounting, Jason enjoys hiking and playing badminton. 

Joy Sale

Mortgage Administrator

Joy has provided exceptional work since joining the Calvert Home Mortgage team in 2017. Her focus is ensuring our clients, brokers, and lawyers have an effortless experience. Joy’s role and responsibilities fit well with her commitment and enjoyment of helping others.”I love this company. When our clients and business succeed, we all grow together.”

Julia Smithers

Executive Assistant

Julia joined the Calvert Home Mortgage team in 2020, bringing with her 10+ years’ experience providing administrative support to all management levels in numerous industries, including oil and gas, property management, and automotive. As our Executive Assistant, she ensures the team has everything they need to be successful. Julia is committed to assisting in an efficient and organized manner, skills she has perfected in her spare time as a wedding day coordinator.

Kristine Vitto

Mortgage Specialist

Kristine joined Calvert Home Mortgage in 2013, after 11 years of mortgage underwriting and administrative work. She brings a strong work ethic and is committed to the business’s growth and development. Kristine has been an integral part of the administration team, ensuring a smooth process for internal and external clients. Her commitment is to go the extra mile and ensure every client receives an effortless and memorable experience.

Laura Ladd

Mortgage Administrator

Laura joined Calvert Home Mortgage with 12 years of reception and administrative experience. Laura is the first face that our clients see when they walk into the office and the first voice clients hear when calling. She greets everyone with her positive and welcoming presence.

Melanie Hendrix

Marketing

Melanie started working at Calvert Home Mortgage as a summer student intern. In 2018, after graduating with a business degree from Mount Royal University, she joined our team in a full-time marketing and sales role. Melanie is responsible for generating leads through several marketing channels, including inbound and outbound marketing efforts, email campaigns, social media engagement, and education-based events.

Robin Mackay

In-House Valuator

Robin joined the team in 2019 as our in-house valuator. She provides real estate analysis and valuations for our underwriting team. Robin is currently enrolled with Sauder School of Business (University of British Columbia) and is a Candidate Member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. She has previous experience as a fee-consultant, working for a national appraisal company. Before pivoting into real estate, Robin spent 5 years as a business consultant for franchise owners.

Ronda Bateman

Controller

Ronda joined Calvert Home Mortgage in 2010, after a 14-year career as a controller in the oil and gas industry. Ronda received her Certified General Accountant Designation in 2002 and continues to build and develop her knowledge and education in accounting, IFRS, and tax management. Ronda is responsible for preparing all accounts and financial statements and works with auditors to produce some of the industry’s highest quality financial statements.

Ryan Smith

In-House Valuator

Bio Coming Soon

Stamatios Chalapas

Risk and Compliance Manager

Bio Coming Soon

Bakul Patel

Associate Underwriter

Bakul was a Banker at a big five bank where he specialized in real estate finance. He was intrigued by the creative vision of his clients which fuelled his passion for real estate. “A deal’s a deal but understanding the driving mindset behind each deal is key. Entrepreneurs are creative and their creativity needs to be supported with custom advice and financing solutions.” Being able to be nimble and creative while building long-term relationships is very important to Bakul in being a trusted advisor, this is what drew him Calvert Home Mortgage.

Bakul enjoys spending his down time learning about the financial markets and playing hockey. He also enjoys volunteering with APNA Hockey, a South Asian based hockey network that aspires to connect and mentor South Asian hockey talent across Canada by providing on and off ice training.

“Bakul was instrumental in simplifying my business. He took the time to truly understand my vision though it was “out of the box” and despite many hurdles that came our way, he put together creative solutions that were truly a win-win. He earned my admiration, loyalty and trust. Without hesitation, I would highly recommend Bakul”.

– Miren S.

Alisha Fuss

Underwriter Success Associate

Alisha has a passion for real estate and real estate investing that led her to Calvert Home Mortgage. She came across a podcast where Calvert Home Mortgage was educating listeners in flipping houses. Calvert’s unique products as well as the devotion to the success of every client in helping achieve their real estate goals is what made it clear Calvert would be a great fit for her.

In her role, she supports the underwriting team to serve clients effectively, utilizing strong creative problem-solving skills and a commitment to a high degree of customer service. Alisha comes from a strong background in Marketing and client-facing roles. She has a desire to always learn and grow and is excited to be a part of the team.

In her free time, Alisha enjoys working out, spending time outdoors, listening to podcasts or reading, and networking.

Aaron Statz

Underwriter Success Associate

Born and raised in Calgary, Aaron is passionate about the city and the people in it. Aaron is a graduate from the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business and was a member of the Calgary Dinos football team. He is excited to begin his professional career and apply his years of study and learnings from football to help add value to the Calvert Team and its clients. Being involved with sports teams has shown him the importance of teamwork and collaborations in solving problems and achieving goals. As an Underwriters Success Associate, Aaron will use his attention to detail to work alongside our Underwriters to best serve our client’s needs.

Memberships & Associations

Active Community Participants Since 1975

Being part of our community is important to us and inspires us to contribute in several ways. Community is the fabric of who we are and what we can be. Community partnerships set the foundation by which we live our lives. We need to be leaders and ensure our community’s success, to benefit ourselves, our families, and future generations.

Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association

The Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to high ethical business principles and keeping the industry at a high level of integrity and professionalism.

Calvert Home Mortgage has been a member of the AMBA since 1975. Everett Koeller, Dale Koeller, and Dean Koeller have all sat on the board of directors and continue to assist AMBA in its long-term success.

Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Calvert Home Mortgage has been a member of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce since 1998. For more than 120 years, the Calgary Chamber has been the city’s main connector of people, ideas, and stories.

Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®)

CREB® is one of Canada’s largest real estate boards with a mission to provide realtors with the tools and support needed for success. This governing body operates on the founding principles of integrity, transparency, commitment, and collaboration.

Family Enterprise Canada

Family Enterprise Canada supports family-owned enterprises in Canada. Family Enterprise Canada believes that business families are part of a dynamic peer community and should access relevant and valuable family-centric knowledge, advice, resources, and learning opportunities. These experiences will help family-owned enterprises achieve stronger family and business outcomes, allowing them to succeed for generations.

Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC)

Mortgage Professionals Canada is the national association representing Canada’s mortgage industry. MPC represents thousands of individuals and companies, including mortgage brokerages, lenders, insurers, and industry service providers. MPC and its members have a dedication to maintaining a high standard of industry ethics, consumer protection, and best practices.

Private Mortgage Lenders Forum (PMLF)

Formed in 2009, PMLF provides leadership in compliance, standards of excellence, information, and networking within the private mortgage lending industry. The forum’s mandate is to promote ethical, professional, and consistent industry practices to foster a healthy and sustainable industry. Dean Koeller has been the chair since 2010 and believes that one day there should be a national private mortgage lending organization.

The Executive Committee (TEC CANADA)

TEC helps executives and business leaders make smart decisions. Its vision is to accelerate Canadian business leaders’ growth and development by offering a peer advisory board supported by one-to-one coaching, expert speakers, fast-paced learning, and global networking opportunities.

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