PCMA Appoints Joe McKnight as COO, Head of Corporate Development, PCMA Capital Advisors
jason jepson - March 29, 2022
Irvine, CA March 21, 2022 – PCMA, the pioneer and leading voice in Non-Bank Private Client Lending, announced the hiring of industry veteran Joe McKnight, COO, Head of Corporate Development at PCMA Capital Advisors. overseeing the firm’s compliance, operations, and risk management programs. McKnight joins the firm with over 16 years of experience in operational enterprise risk management, and corporate development initiatives.
His primary responsibilities include helping develop and implement the firm’s strategic growth plan, executive oversight of enterprise growth initiatives, including new business expansion, mergers and acquisitions and business development.
“Joe is a high-caliber executive with a proven track record and is a very talented leader,” said John Royce Lynch, CEO and Founder of PCMA Capital Advisors and PCMA Private Client Companies. “We are laser focused on closing the loop in providing liquidity to the private client community. Joe’s ability to clarify business needs, identify opportunities, processes, and tools that empower collaboration across our teams will play a critical role in supporting the future growth of our firm as a whole.”
Joe has held leadership positions and built extensive financial industry insight, having broad expertise across the asset management, private equity, and investment management industries. Prior to joining PCMA Capital Advisors, Mr. McKnight served as Director of Legal, Executive Vice President at ECC Capital Corporation, a publicly traded REIT invested in RMBS.
McKnight held management responsibility and oversight of ECC’s mortgage-back securitizations, and all regulatory compliance, licensing, litigation, and sub-servicing related to the portfolio of securitization assets.
“I am excited to take the role of COO to focus on empowering the organization to even greater collaboration and innovation across every part of our business,” said Joe McKnight, COO and Head of Corporate Development at PCMA Capital Advisors. “Our ability to deliver innovative solutions and outstanding outcomes for clients is fueled by the talent, creativity, and intellectual rigor of our people and our uniquely collaborative culture.”
Since 2015, Joe has served as Co-Chair for the Special Olympics’ annual gala the Heart of a Champion. He’s a current executive board member of Age Well Senior Services providing critical services, resources, and programs to seniors living in South Orange County.
Joe attended Gonzaga School of Law receiving his Juris Doctorate in 2006, B.S. in Philosophy from California State University, Fullerton, and Harvard Business School Executive Education.
PCMA is a vertically integrated Asset Origination and Convexity Management firm that specializes in Structured, Super Prime, Non-Agency, Private Client Credit. With its captive origination unit, PCMA has become the leading Non-Bank Private Client Lender in the U.S. What began as a linear venture has morphed into a vertical organization and industry leading incubator of ideas pushing the boundaries of innovation in high-capacity financial services. PCMA offers qualified individuals and institutions bespoke lending and advisory services across all major credit, and residential asset classes. PCMA is headquartered in Orange County, CA. Additional information is available at www.pcma.capital & www.pcma.us.com
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