Our Disruptive Vision

An unparalleled private lending experience with innovative technology and client focused systems.


Our Team

Our founding team came together to provide some much needed disruption to the real estate investment financing industry.
Ben Stoodley
Ben Stoodley, CPLA
Co-Founder & CEO
After receiving his degree in Civil Engineering, Ben moved to California in 2011 and has been involved with investment real estate ever since. Having the experience of working in residential construction as a kid and studying construction engineering tech, the private lending real estate world seemed to be a perfect fit. Now, Ben has been involved in hundreds of millions of dollars worth of investment real estate transactions.
Adam Odicho
Adam Odicho
Co-Founder & CTO
As a self-taught web developer and I.T. Specialist, at a young age, Adam has a natural understanding of today’s technology. With continued education and real-world experience in business operations, strategy development, and branding, Adam is able to use a multi-point approach to his projects. At BEST Lending Co, his focus is to create a strategic position using custom technology tools and data analytics to maximize efficiency and minimize risk.
Danielle Bartels
Danielle Bartels
Account Manager
Danielle aims to ensure your experience with us is as seamless as possible. With years of Human Resources experience focused on customer service, Danielle will be sure to communicate regularly and work side by side to gather all information needed to accomplish your financing requests.
Sarah Hatton
Sarah Hatton
Client Success Manager
Sarah began her career in Property Management. While continuing to work full time, she also managed to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from San Diego State University. Many years of managing the company’s flagship luxury high rise provided the perfect foundation for client relations. Sarah is the Customer Success Manager at BEST Lending Co, and will collaborate with the Underwriting Team and Account Manager to ensure that each borrower has the BEST experience.


Our goal is to completely automate the loan closing process. Therefore, we have dedicated resources to advance our proprietary software development.

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Our direct line of communication between you and the decision maker allows for efficiency and transparency. And trust is what makes relationships last.

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We are all students of life, for life. Real estate is an ever changing market, so we need to apply the same discipline. Our daily research is made public in our education section. We want everyone to benefit from knowledge together.

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