Our Team

Dwayne Fernandez

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President/Senior Loan Consultant | NMLS# 238127 BRE#01152673
Dwayne conceived Premier Funding Network to exceed client expectations by educating them on the entire mortgage loan process; thereby making them better informed consumers. His business philosophy has always been to provide superior service to his clients, before, during and after the transaction.  As a respected figure in the lending…

Gary Knight

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Vice President/Senior Loan Consultant | NMLS#311968 BRE#01127721
Gary co-founded Premier Funding Network intending to create a superior brokerage in response to what he saw as a poorly performing market dominated by anonymous online loan mills. He wanted to open up lending options and personalize the mortgage process in a way that the other, more constrained brokers couldn’t….

Salvador Lopez

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Senior Loan Consultant | NMLS# 304008 BRE# 01136941
Salvador Lopez brought a tremendous amount of mortgage broker expertise with him when he joined Premier Funding Network. In a time of tighter lending guidelines, he puts his 25+ years of experience to work and it can often be the make or break factor in securing a loan. “A high…

Kimberly Calder

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Senior Loan Consultant | NMLS# 1256245 BRE#01480488
There’s a certain irony in former Air Force brat Kimberly Calder now carving out a successful career in helping people to put down roots. With an extensive background in finance and accounting, Kimberly knows lender guidelines inside and out. As a senior loan officer, she can quickly help borrowers to…

Monica Chavez

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Loan Processor
Monica Chavez has helped countless homebuyers achieve their goal of home ownership. As a loan processor with Premier Funding Network since the 2004, Monica is a key team member handling escrow, title and lenders. “At PFN, we really are a team in every sense of the word. We are all…


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