About Us

Impact Philosophy

At Cougar Mountain Financial, we believe that cultivating sustainable minority-owned business and investor security can go hand-in-hand.

We offer risk-managed investments, the social impact of which can be measured.

Our Concession-Backed Securities offer investors fixed income style returns.

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MEET OUR PRINCIPALS

Marques Warren, Chief Executive Officer

Marques Warren, Chief Executive Officer

  • 20 Years Multi-Unit Airport Concessions Management
  • Airport Minority Advisory Council, Director Warren’s News & Gift, Inc.,
  • Executive Management Committee for Seattle Air Ventures dba Hudson News
  • Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Institute, TA
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Finance and Management
Jonathan Copley, Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Copley, Chief Financial Officer

  • CFOCare, CEO and Founder
  • Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Founding Partner
  • Arthur Andersen, Global Director Profit Improvement for Depository Institutions
  • Arthur Andersen, Extensive Commercial Loan Review Experience
  • CPA in the U.S. and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the U.K.
  • University of Manchester (UK), Management Sciences

OUR Board of Advisors

Jeff Nitta, CMF Advisory Board Member

Jeff Nitta

  • Weyerhaeuser, Treasurer (Ret. 2017)
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Substantial experience with asset-backed securities
Hichem Garnaoui, CMF Advisory Board Member

Hichem Garnaoui

  • Tupl, Chief Operating Officer
  • Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Mentor
  • Google, Head of Google Fiber Network Ops & Eng
  • T-Mobile, VP of Network Engineering
  • University of Minnesota
Justin Lott, CMF Advisory Board Member

Justin Lott

  • Barings, Director
  • BlackRock, Vice President – Alternative Fixed Income 2004 – 2014
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

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