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Meet Our Team

Patrick Grimes

Founder & CEO

Since 2007, Patrick has actively engaged in diverse alternative investments, including nearly 5,000 multifamily units and roles in commercial lending and energy. He is a co-author of the Amazon #1 best-sellers ‘Persistence, Pivots, and Game Changers,’ and ‘Persuasive Leadership,’ also a Barnes & Noble #1 Best-Seller, and a member of the Forbes Business Council.

His Diversified Litigation Fund delivers outsized returns from late-stage legal disputes, with investments that are not correlated to traditional markets. Additionally, Patrick directs the Recessionary Acquisitions Fund, capitalizing on economic downturns through swift, strategic property acquisitions, and the Recessionary Income Fund, focusing on stable cash flow from real estate-backed debt.

Patrick holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and both an MBA and MS in Engineering from San Jose State University. An avid adventurer, he resides in Irvine, CA with his family and was recently selected as a TED talk applicant.

Elijah Randall

Investor Relations Specialist

Prior to joining Passive Investing Mastery, Elijah owned a residential construction company, where he led the rehabilitation of more than 2,000 single-family homes and pioneered innovative estimating software, enhancing industry efficiency. Elijah has personally invested in over 60 single-family flips and rentals, demonstrating a deep understanding of market dynamics.

With a strong relationship with Patrick spanning over 25 years, he has brought his 15 years of experience in real estate and customer support into commercial real estate and alternative assets. Elijah has established himself as a seasoned professional with a keen eye for smart investments and a commitment to outstanding investor relations.

Catherine Cashman

Investor Relations

Prior to joining Passive Investing Mastery, Catherine got her Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from a prestigious UK university and lead automation projects in corporate London. Her experience in guiding projects from inception to implementation has equipped her to excel at guiding investors through the details of offering and ensuring they have everything they need to make the right choices for their portfolio. Catherine is dedicated to making alternative investments accessible and straightforward for passive investors, contributing significantly to core value of “Simplifying The Complex”.

Brian Duncan

Director of Marketing

Prior to joining Passive Investing Mastery as Director of Marketing, Brian developed key marketing strategies for private equity syndication firms that were instrumental in raising over $100M in equity to acquire well over $500M in assets in several core real estate sectors, such as multifamily, self-storage, single-family, mobile home parks, parking lots, and airplane hangars.

Jennifer Pineda

Investment Coordinator

Ongoing investor coordination and communication throughout the investment process. Jennifer excels at ensuring your investing experience is seamless and is there to help you through every step. Watch out for her detailed investor reports after you invest to see how your passive investment is performing.

John McDonald

Investor Outreach

Prior to joining Invest On Main Street, John worked for 20+ years in the education field and as a Customer Service Expert. He was instrumental in structuring a customer service team of over 1000 agents. John excels at providing information promptly and correctly to everyone with whom he speaks. He enjoys interacting with investors and making sure they have everything they need.

Josh Mosgrove

Acquisitions, Passive Investing Mastery

Josh has decades of finance experience including leading large teams across 40+ countries, sourcing alternative investments, and conducting due diligence. He is currently involved in 40+ alternative investments across multiple asset classes. Josh is also the Senior Vice President of Global Pricing and Revenue Management for Lineage Logistics, the world’s largest cold storage REIT, where he has helped grow the company 6x in less than seven years. He previously led the finance and accounting organization for Menlo Worldwide Logistics.

Javier Hinojo

Partner, Recessionary Aquisitions Fund

Since launching his real estate investment career in 2002, Javier has completed over 130 value-add property acquisitions in Dallas, Austin, El Paso, Tampa, and Raleigh-Durham. Javier’s strength lies in his ability to identify and steer investing strategies, and he is skilled at acquiring off-market, distressed properties and stabilizing them to maximize return. Currently, Javier has 1,190 units, 270,000 Sq Ft, 212 SS units, and $171M AUM across 7 states. Javier’s real estate successes led to his induction into the Rich Dad Poor Dad Hall of Fame.

Lance Pederson

Partner, Recessionary Income Fund & PIM Rapid Lending, Chief Investment Officer,

Lance got his start in 2008 managing a small balance commercial real estate debt fund. In 2013, he founded a real estate fund administration firm that scaled to more than $3B in assets under administration with nearly half being real estate debt funds. During that same time, he also served as a Principal and COO at a private equity real estate investment firm that grew from $0 to $300M+ in equity under management with a portfolio that represented over $1B of real estate.

David Gussmann

Chief Origination & Investment Officer,  Diversified Litigation Portfolio

Frank Desloge

Director of Underwriting & Analysis, Passive Investing Mastery

Frank has 15+ years of experience leading investment analysis in both debt and equity including acquisition and lending decision support, and investment valuations for retail, industrial, office, multifamily, and other commercial real estate exceeding $10 billion. His experience encompasses time with major firms including private lenders such as Arixa Capital and brokerage and investment advisory such as CBRE and KPMG, where he performed commercial real estate consulting work for institutional clients such as Prudential Real Estate Investors, Brookfield Asset Management, and Blackrock. In addition to being a CFA charter holder, Frank holds a Master of Real Estate degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cornell University.

Aldrin Cariquitan

Operations Finance and Accounting

Aldrin brings to Passive Investing Mastery a robust background of more than nine years in comprehensive finance and accounting, specializing in commercial real estate investments and property management. His distinguished career spans across several prestigious organizations, including SGV, part of Ernst & Young—one of the world’s preeminent auditing firms. Alden’s expertise is further augmented by his roles at Riveredge Advisors LLC in New York, AE Realty in Texas, A2BHQ in California, and TOA Global in Australia, where he honed his skills in navigating a complex financial landscape making him a asset to our team.