Deborah J. Grissom
Deborah Grissom is President and founder of Bladestone Financial
LLC and is responsible for the overall operation and development
of the company's products. In this capacity, Ms Grissom focuses
on strategic planning, client service and transaction execution.
Prior to founding Bladestone, Ms. Grissom was a partner in
AGS Financial LLC, providing leadership and hands on participation
on all in-country assignments. She managed all international
AGS assignments and spent considerable time on the ground
throughout Latin America and Europe.
Ms. Grissom's prior experience includes a Vice President in
Fixed Income with CS First Boston and VP and Manager of Secondary
Marketing with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Her experience in the
industry includes: origination, secondary marketing, investor
reporting, servicing and securitization.
Walter Marotta is a Principal in Bladestone Financial and
works out of the New York regional office. Mr. Marotta is
responsible for the implementation and execution of the Bladestone
platform and participates on all in country assignments.
Prior to his position with Bladestone, Mr. Marotta was a Vice
President with AGS Financial LLC where he focused on developing
servicing platforms for international transactions. Mr. Marotta
also spent time in AGS's Sao Paulo, Brazil office where he
specifically focused on due diligence and asset servicing
for mortgage and asset finance transactions originating from
Latin America. Mr. Marotta previously held positions in the
domestic fixed income and structured finance areas of Nomura
Securities, Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Brothers.
Willette R. Teasley
Willette Teasley is a Principal in Bladestone Financial and
is based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Teasley is responsible
for the day-to-day operations of Bladestone's domestic due
Prior to her position with Bladestone, Ms. Teasley was a vice
president with AGS Financial LLC for three years and has fourteen
years of experience with GE Mortgage Insurance Corporation
as a Fraud Investigator, Quality Assurance Auditor and Operations/Branch