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Dean Lipson

As a former attorney, Dean was able to understand and acknowledge the need for plaintiff funding in the personal injury space. In 2004, he created Covered Bridge Capital as the industry was still in its infancy.

15 years later, he is still the managing partner, is on the board of the American Legal Finance Association (ALFA) and is a member of the Forbes Finance Council.

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Dean Lipson Managing Partner

DJ Kepler

With a background in marketing and management DJ has taken on the role of overseeing all marketing, sales and operations at Covered Bridge Capital. He is driven to grow the company and help as many clients as possible.

DJ recently became a member of the Forbes Communications Council due to his efforts as a marketer and manager.

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DJ Kepler Director of Business Development

Sharon Altman

Sharon is one of Covered Bridge Capital’s most seasoned professionals and has partnered with hundreds of attorneys across the country to ensure their clients are funded quickly and efficiently.

With her previous experience in finance along with her extensive knowledge of personal injury claims, she is an asset to Covered Bridge.

Sharon Altman Relationship Manager

Megan Noll

Megan is very knowledgeable and has funded all different types of cases which has allowed her to become one of our top Relationship Managers.

Her experience in funding specialty cases and adapting to each situation has given her the ability to connect and have long lasting relationships with attorneys across the United States.

Megan Noll Relationship Manager

Fabio Lafratta

Fabio has brought his previous experience managing the personal injury and LOP division of a large medical group to Covered Bridge Capital. He is based in our Boca Raton Florida office and is a knowledgeable asset to all the attorneys he partners with.

With Fabio being based in South Florida he is able to meet with attorneys face to face and ensure their clients are being funded quickly all while cultivating great relationships.

Fabio Lafratta Relationship Manager

Robyn Levin

Robyn is one of the nicest representatives you will have the pleasure of working with. Her cheerful demeanor and years of experience here at Covered Bridge has allowed her to help thousands of clients receive funding on their cases.

If you get the opportunity to work with Robyn, she will always be friendly and eager to help.

Robyn Levin Relationship Manager

Melissa Pennington

Melissa is known for providing the best customer service and being the most organized. Her empathic nature has her clients constantly writing positive reviews on Google and social media.

Her dedication to her clients and the attorneys she works with everyday is evident when you see all her 5-star reviews.

Melissa Pennington Relationship Manager

Kurtis Hultz

Before Kurtis joined Covered Bridge Capital, he spent 7 years as a Sargent in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as well as had the opportunity to be a professional baseball pitcher.

These experiences have taught him respect, dedication and the ability to communicate with people of all walks of life. Kurtis has a strong desire to build relationships with attorneys and to provide the highest level of customer service to their clients.

Kurtis Hultz Relationship Manager

Ashley Scioli

Ashley’s organizational skills make her an asset to Covered Bridge Capital. Her thoroughness is monitoring cases and following up with attorneys and clients alike is vital to our success.

During her time with Covered Bridge it has become evident that her experience and attention to detail make her the perfect fit for our Portfolio Manager position.

Ashley Scioli Portfolio Manager

Sammy Aharon

Sammy brings years of underwriting experience to Covered Bridge Capital. His attention to detail and his expertise in personal injury cases allows him to efficiently and effectively underwrite many of the cases we invest in.

Sammy is also an expert in medical funding and his insights on clients receiving surgery and medical financing are vital to our decision making process.

Sammy Aharon Underwriter

Jennifer Dickson

Jenn’s role at Covered Bridge Capital is vital to ensure that our clients are funded and processed quickly and accurately.

She is the friendly voice of Covered Bridge and if you have had the chance to call in, you most likely have been helped by Jenn.

Jennifer Dickson Front Desk & Office Administrator

John Gorham

John always brings a sense of calm to any situation and is extremely empathic to clients who are in financial distress. He always looking to better relationships between Covered Bridge and the attorneys they partner with all while providing great customer service to their clients.

John’s demeanor alone is what makes him a great asset to Covered Bridge Capital.

John Gorham Client Fulfillment & Sales Support

Karen Demurat

Karen is one of our most experienced support staff professionals. Her kindness is one of the many reasons she is an important member of our team at Covered Bridge.

The Relationship Managers that rely on Karen everyday know that she is an important part of their success and relationships with attorneys.

Karen Demurat Client Fulfillment & Sales Support

Lauren Casale

Lauren is one of Covered Bridge’s most efficient and hardworking employees. Her attention to detail and dedication to our success is obvious if you have the opportunity to work with her.

Her reliability and determination to succeed are what make her such a vital part of our team here at Covered Bridge Capital.

Lauren Casale Client Fulfillment & Sales Support

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