Meet the Team

We are proud to introduce you to Team Arcus Lending. We are a small dedicated team that works tirelessly to deliver the best mortgage that fits your financial situation, and is easy and stress-free.

With expertise ranging from sales and marketing to back-end processing, our team members share the common values- customer delight, integrity without compromise, accountability, collaboration and giving back to the community.

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Shashank Shekhar

Founder, CEO, Chief Education OfficerAmazon.com best-selling author and national speaker Shashank is widely regarded as “America’s Premier Mortgage Expert”. He has won many industry awards and is frequently tapped by local and national media for his mortgage expertise. Shashank believes in making mortgages simple, stress and jargon free for all home buyers. In his free time, he loves to learn new bio-hacking techniques. NMLS 8176

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Bianca Pourshahbazi

Bianca Pourshahbazi

Processing ManagerBianca leads loan processing. With 15 years of experience in loan processing working with top mortgage lenders, Bianca is adept at handling mortgage transactions of all sizes and complexities. When not burning the candle at both ends, Bianca loves to dance and play with her nephew. NMLS 286544

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Vincent Blair

Loan Co-ordinatorA Nor Cal Bay Area native, Vince is passionate about seeing his client’s joy when closing their very first home. When not helping people fulfill the American dream, Vince enjoys and supports the local sports teams and is a music enthusiast.

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Samantha Beggs

Samantha Beggs

Branch Manager, Dallas, TXSamantha is a true Texan, born and raised not too far from Dallas. She has an extensive loan processing experience and is well versed with all loan programs. Her favorite clients however, are first time home buyers. She spends her weekends reading, volunteering and cheering for her nephew’s football team.

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Tony Lacy-Thompson

Senior Mortgage ConsultantA Bay Area resident now, Tony moved from the U.K with a high-tech company and still sports the Brit accent. He loves to play tennis. A music genius, Tony also plays the guitar with his blues/rock/soul band. NMLS 244759

Sanjana Prabhakar

Sanjana Prabhakar

Senior Mortgage ConsultantSanjana is a finance industry veteran having served in various roles in the banking industry. Besides, helping secure financing for her clients, she is a coffee enthusiast and creates some of the best latte art in town.NMLS 378390