Relationships Create Value

Strong Relationships and Diverse
Talents are the Stallion Advantage.
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The Beginning

Who we are

It started in 2007, with one loan and one investor. Vincent Balagia, our Founder and CEO, had identified a new opportunity for private investors: direct loans. The direct loan model proved to be a stable and consistent investment.

Today, things are a little different (increased volume will do that) but the overall strategy remains the same. Vincent knew that building an experienced team of seasoned industry leaders would pay dividends in the future. Our clients’ success have shown his instincts were right.

About us

Our team

Over the past 15 years, we’ve recruited a family of highly talented individual with diverse talents.

Vincent Balagia
Founder/CIO
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Vincent started out working with banks, investment brokerage firms, and gradually moving into non-traditional asset management. In 2005, he joined a private lending firm in Austin, managing the origination department. It was there that he conceived of a new sort of private lending fund, one that placed greater emphasis on personal relationships. It was May 2007 when Vincent founded Stallion. Since then, Stallion has deployed more than $300 million into the Texas real estate markets, delivering consistent, high-yield returns for its investors.
Rachael Holladay
VP, Lending
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As the VP of Lending, Rachael is our borrower relations specialist. Racheal has been with Stallion since our founding in 2011, and he has been essential in building innovative systems and processes. Her focus is on borrower success and providing boutique loan options. She’s the proud mom of 4 children. Rachael holds an MBA and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Justin Vollmer
Director, Fund Operations
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Justin oversees the fund’s accounting and operations activities, including investment oversight, investor relations, marketing strategy and business development. Justin is an experienced real estate investor and he comes to Stallion with over 12 years-experience in real estate marketing and operations. He holds a Criminal Justice BA from Valdosta State University and received a B.A. in Criminal Justice.
Jeremy Jungbauer
Director, Investor Relations
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Jeremy joined Stallion in January 2020, and is responsible for overseeing our bespoke client management services. Prior to joining Stallion, Jeremy worked at Charles Schwab as a Sr. Relationship Manager. Prior to that, Jeremy worked for USAA Investment Management Company where he occupied several positions. Jeremy started his career as a mortgage loan officer out of college.
Brian Outlaw
Director, Business Development
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Brian grew up in San Antonio, graduated from Texas State with a degree in Finance and has been living and working in the Austin area since 2000. Brian brings 2 decades of experience in business development and client management to Stallion. These days, he’s Stallion’s Director of Business Development. He lives in Round Rock with his wife Kelly and their four kids.
Mitchell Chavez
Director, Asset Management
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Mitchell joined Stallion in May of 2020, and he does the important work of managing property analysis and acquisition for the Stallion Growth Fund, as well as overseeing the company’s originations business development. He’s a graduate of Texas State University, having earned a BA and Master’s of Accounting. Outside of work, Mitchell enjoys spending time with family and friends, messing with cars, and exploring the great state of Texas.
Travis Feste
Project Manager
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Travis is a project manager in in Stallion’s REO department. He oversees all construction projects on current REO’s in in the Stallion portfolio. His life outside of Stallion revolves around family, friends and a love of music.
Lilly Kim
Loan Servicing Coordinator
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Lilly is responsible for servicing all loans from our Loan Servicing Department. She joined Stallion in 2021 and brings a wealth of experience in from the food service industry. Lilly is married to Daniel and serves in her church regularly as a youth leader and on the sound team.
Stephanie Walser
Construction Draw Manager
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Stephanie joined Stallion in September, 2015 and is the Director of Investor Relations. She has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Stallion, Stephanie worked for JPMorgan Chase as a senior relationship manager and as a client service manager. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Stephanie worked for State Street Bank and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., managing global market relationships and helping investors enter, trade, and maintain positions in foreign markets.
Christine DeForest
Sr. Loan Processor
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Christine is responsible for processing all incoming loans from our Loan Originations Department. She joined Stallion in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience in the real estate and construction industries. Prior to joining Stallion, Christine worked as an associate in Loan Operations in the hard money loan industry.
Stephanie Roden
Executive Assistant
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As Vincent Balagia’s executive assistant, Stephanie offers critical support to the smooth running of Stallion, while managing day-to-day office operations. She brings 10 years of customer service, sales, and heavy administrative experience, spanning across multiple industries. Outside of work Stephanie enjoys music, food, and outdoor activities. She is originally from the Houston area and moved to Austin in July of 2019.