About Us

MCM's Senior Advisors are easily accessible for quick, decisive answers and solutions to a client's questions and different circumstances to help them better manage each transaction and provide peace of mind, confidence and trust.

Dean Allan Brown - CEO

Dean Allan Brown

Dean Brown is the founder and CEO of Mortgage Capital Management. Since 1994, MCM has effectively helped mortgage bankers maximize profitability, decrease earnings volatility and powerfully manage their risks.

Dean is one of the longest-running Secondary Marketing service providers in the industry. Since 1984, he has held positions including Senior Vice President of Secondary Marketing for First Interstate Bank, Vice President of Secondary Marketing at The Hammond Company, and Assistant Vice President of Asset and Liability Management with Security Pacific Bank. Dean’s extensive knowledge of the industry resulted in him personally conceptualizing MCM’s unique offerings of consulting, pipeline, interest rate risk management, services and tools. He is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Dean has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the University of San Diego. Dean also has held his California real estate broker’s license since 1991.

John Place - Vice President of Operations

John Place

John started with MCM in September, 2002. He started as an analyst and progressed to his current position as Operations Manager quickly. Prior to MCM, John was a Registered Associate with Salomon Smith Barney working with the Director of Investments, executing client orders and dealing with operation issues. John has also worked with Chase Hambrecht & Quist and Allstate Insurance Company.

John has a MBA and a Bachelors of Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Matt Gabbard - Vice President of Information

Matt Gabbard

Matt is the newest addition to the team at MCM. He has worked in systems development for Solar Turbines, Inc. located in San Diego for six years prior to joining MCM. His work included developing controls systems for the optimized operation and maintenance of gas turbine fired power plants, cogeneration facilities, and natural gas plants. Matt earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of San Diego.

In May of 2016, Matt obtained his MBA from San Diego State University where he concentrated on Finance and Business Analytics. During his studies he worked with FICO analytics to develop algorithms to better predict credit risk while simultaneously increasing revenue. Matt is looking forward to learning the Mortgage Banking Industry from top to bottom and applying his unique perspective to help MCM better leverage available technologies and improved analytic capabilities.

Forward Slope Inc.


Forward Slope Inc. (FSI) is a San Diego based IT firm that specializes in data security and financial software systems. FSI analysts work daily onsite with MCM staff to provide clients with data and systems security and maintenance and software development required in the ever changing mortgage banking environment.