Dr. Brandon Mendez is the interim CFO for Home Lending Pal. He has worked with startups to advise on financing and accounting decisions, processes, and policies. In addition, Dr. Mendez has spent time as a Naval Officer, controller, internal auditor, and managerial consultant. His experience spans financial services, mortgage lending, advising state and local governments, and teaching advanced corporate finance at the college level. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Florida State University and dual certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).