Andre Kirwan

Senior Vice President

Andre has more than 16 years of experience in the financial sector within residential mortgages and commercial lending.  Andre is a licensed mortgage broker for First Security Mortgage Services, Inc.

Andre spent 10 years at The Bank of Tampa as a Commercial Lender/Vice President.  

Andre was signed by the San Francisco 49ers after graduating and went on to play eight years in the Canadian Football League for both the Toronto Argonauts and the Ottawa Renegades. 

Andre is extremely involved in community service and has been for many years.  He was the voluntary Youth Pastor at his church, Morningstar, for 8 years, and founded “No Strings Attached,” homeless ministry in 2007 that aids the homeless in the Tampa Bay community by collecting clothing items and other essential items.  

Andre served as the President of Warrick Dunn Charities, where he has served on the Board of Directors since 2008.  He has also served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA Community Initiatives Board and was the Finance Chair as a member of the St. Joseph’s/Baycare Hospital Board of Trustees and coaches the wide receivers at Berkeley Prep. 

He has been recognized with the Tampa Tribune Hometown Hero Award, Tampa Organization of Black Affairs Unsung Hero Award, George Edgecomb Bar Association Francisco Rodriguez Award for Community Service and the 2014 Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero Award, where he received $50,000 from The Tampa Bay Lightning and their owner, Jeff Vinik, which was donated across 5 local non-profit agencies.  

Andre is a 1996 graduate of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, and holds a B.A. in Human Biology.  In May 2013, Andre was awarded his Executive MBA from The University of South Florida, graduating with high honors and a 4.0 GPA in the nation’s top percentile of students which earned him recognition in the International Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society.  

Andre grew up in Tampa since 4th grade, and was a graduate of Jesuit High School in 1992.  He is a proud long time member of the Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.

Our Team

Decades of financial and operational experience.

Matt Gough

General Partner & CEO

Andre Kirwan

Senior Vice President

Tyler Lasher

General Partner & Investment Committee Member

Stuart G. Lasher

General Partner & Investment Committee Member

David Mallitz

General Partner & Investment Committee Member

Derek Craig

Chief Financial Officer

David Esrati

Chief Creative/Marketing Officer

L.J. Pennachio

Financial Analyst

Meryl Bulmer

Office Administrator

Advisory Board

Our clients and our investors are positioned to benefit from our Advisory Board consisting of extremely talented business and community leaders.

Jason Accardi

Advisory Board

Chad Chronister

Advisory Board

Derrick Brooks

Advisory Board

Ed Kobel

Advisory Board

Richard A. "Dick" Corbett

Advisory Board

William J. "Bill" Schifino Jr.

Advisory Board & Investment Committee Member