Board of Directors
Michael Loomis is the founder, President, and CEO of MDL Companies. He holds dual degrees from Michigan State University and Taylor University. He founded MDL Investments in 1986 by buying single-family homes on private seller-back mortgages. To date, Mr. Loomis has bought, remodeled, and flipped over 400 single-family homes, completed 190 land contract sales, and 80 lease option finance deals. He has since grown MDL Investments into MDL Companies, consisting of five divisions: Investments, Construction, Property Management, Realty, and Insurance Restoration. Michael is married to Pamela Loomis and have three sons together, all of which are involved in the business.
dr. paul de pree
Paul graduated from New Mexico State University, B.S. Chemistry, and University of Washington, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry. He joined The Dow Chemical Company in 1984 and highlights of his career include: developing commercial chemical processes to manufacture Pharmaceutical and Agricultural products; leadership of multiple R&D groups addressing chemical analysis, information technology and chemical process development; and leading North America and Global organizations in the operation of the company’s office and laboratory buildings as well as development and construction of these facilities around the world. Paul retired from Dow in 2018.
By providence and plan Paul began a new career in 2018 at a Christian ministry dedicated to assisting orphaned and destitute children in the poorest places on earth. He is the Vice President of Business Operations for Children of the Nations (COTN), leading the groups that support front line teams who raise support and liaise with country leaders. COTN seeks to holistically care for over 5,000 children to transform their lives so they in turn may lead positive change in their country.
As Finance Manager for Wirt-Rivette Group, Brandon is responsible for real estate investment and development management activities. With a primary focus on commercial real estate and senior care & housing, his primary objective is to identify and execute investment and development opportunities that are consistent with the growth goals of WRG and its joint venture partners. His role includes transaction and financial analysis, underwriting, joint venture structuring, project management, budgeting, proforma modeling, and the structuring of project debt and equity for WRG and its partners. Brandon is a graduate of Northwood University with a degree in finance, and he has been with WRG for 7 years.
Mr. Kerbyson brings 30 years of leadership roles in multiple industries serving Fortune 500 customers. He has diversified global experience in Account Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, Services, Reverse Logistics, and Repair Management. He also has a proven track record of building and motivating strong, results-driven teams. Mr. Kerbyson is a dedicated and self-directed leader with excellent negotiation and communication skills. He holds a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and a Master's in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University.
As a 27-year veteran of the payments industry, Mr. Stoutenburg has held several senior level positions relating to the management of existing product lines as well as the development, launch and support of many new financial products and services. Positions held include VP, Automated Products & Services at MoneyGram, SVP - Global Product Development and SVP - Mergers & Acquisitions at Western Union, President – TASQ Technology and SVP – First Data Corporation. During his tenure, Mr. Stoutenburg lead the development of many new products and services for money order, money transfer, bill payment, gift card, payroll and merchant processing. He also was responsible for leading the development of several highly successful point of sale systems as well as web based solutions. This resulted in the issuance of over 20 domestic and international patents.
In 2016, Mr. Stoutenburg transitioned from his corporate career to the world of real estate development and private equity. Since making this transition, he has collaborated on multiple commercial and residential endeavors.
Mr. Loomis has diversified experience of over 35 years in manufacturing and quality systems for small, mid and large cap companies. He brings global experience in 1st & 2nd party auditing, developing supply chain sub-tiers, continuous improvement, corrective action implementation and building quality systems. Mr. Loomis has strong communication skills and ability to build a cohesive team environment. He is very dedicated to my working team for integrity of leadership and giving others the best opportunity to improve themselves and be successful.
Dr. David Ferranti
David S. Ferranti and his wife, Cheryl, founded Bay Valley Christian Church in Bay City, Michigan in 1991. They founded Leaders for Christ Training Center, a Michigan trade school, and The Yosemite Leadership Adventure, a travel, mentoring, and coaching intensive for youth and adults. They also founded the Leaders for Christ Ranch, an 80-acre ranch nestled in the foothills of Yosemite National Park. David is also the founder of Leaders for America, a business, entrepreneurship, and executive coaching group. David is also part of the PCG coaching intensives with One mission one Movement. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States and the World providing Leadership and equipping seminars. David holds a bachelor’s degree in counseling as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity.