Ethical. Trusted. Family.

Our vision is to change how the mortgage industry conducts business by building long-lasting relationships one loan at a time. We aim to go beyond the needs and desires of not only our clients but also our staff who work tirelessly to make everything possible. Developing an employee-centric workplace fosters an environment for ETF to become an industry leader.

Through the efforts and dedication of ETF’s staff, we strive to provide excellence in all aspects of the mortgage process. We understand that a mortgage is not just a transaction but rather it is a path to your American Dream.

Executive Leadership

John J. Presto


John has been a Top 3 Nationally Ranked Banker for almost a decade. His experience provided him extensive insight into how best to create an employee-centric environment at EnTrust Funding. His work as Founding Partner and CEO will guide ETF to be a leader in the industry, known for compassionate care of its customers.

Originally from Connecticut, he currently resides in Arizona, where he has dedicated himself to helping others. John built his path of dedication through both volunteer and Emergency Medicine work.

John Presto Founder and CEO

Chad Harter


Over the past decade, Chad has played a significant role in the launch of 3 major sites for one of the nation’s largest direct lenders. His expertise in the mortgage industry comes with a heavy emphasis on call center management and analytics. With a passion for early-stage development, he will help to build the foundation of EnTrust Funding as we expand our reach within the industry.

Chad and his family are excited to return to his hometown of Denver after spending time in Phoenix, Dallas, and Detroit.

Brandon Stacy

Director of Business Strategy

Office: Scottsdale, AZ

Brandon brings nearly two decades of combined mortgage lending, information technology, and management experience into his role with ETF. Most recently a Processing Manager for a large national lender, he led his team to achieve top honors 17 times in 24 months. With experience as a Regional Operations Manager, Regional Funding Manager, Mortgage Broker, and Licensed Loan Originator, Brandon has experience in nearly every role within the mortgage lending industry.  During his tech career, he helped top performing firms to successfully implement and achieve maximum ROI of business related software. 

Brandon lives in Scottsdale with his wife Holley, son Kai, and dogs Fitz and Tilly.

Caroline Mucino

Chief Operations Officer

Office: Scottsdale, AZ

Caroline brings 18 years of industry experience, ranging from purchase, builder to consumer direct. With an innovative mind for processing, she’s managed top performing teams for some of the largest mortgage lenders in the country.  In the last two years alone, her branch closed over 8 billion dollars in funded volume, funding 31,000+ units. She’s bringing to ETF her extensive knowledge of the mortgage industry and her passion for evolving the processing space.

Originally from California, Caroline is now residing in Scottsdale, where she enjoys spending time with her son, family and friends.

Shawn Shute

Regional Vice President, Sales

Office: Denver, CO

With more than 15 years of experience working with top tier national mortgage organizations, Shawn has helped build and manage high performing sales teams. Throughout his career, he has held various roles within the origination process. He brings to ETF this extensive knowledge base, which will benefit his role in expanding our Denver office.  His passion for mentorship and talent development has continued to evolve with the ever changing mortgage lending environment. 

Originally from New Hampshire, Shawn currently resides in Denver, CO.  He enjoys traveling and snowboarding down the slopes.

Jeff Showers

Senior Vice President of Training & Development

Office: Scottsdale, AZ

As One of the Top Producers at 2 of the top 5 Mortgage companies in the country, and 19 years of experience, Jeff prides himself on attention to detail.  Generally known to his colleagues as the go-to person for incredibly tough mortgage scenarios.  In the past 10 years he has trained over 350 new Mortgage loan officers.  Jeff recently joined Entrust Funding to lend his expertise to a dynamic and fast-growing company.  He shares a unique passion for helping homeowners by offering a “World Class” mortgage experience, which provides financial freedom. 

Ty Bucci

Regional Vice President

Office: Scottsdale, AZ

Within the past decade, Ty has helped launch and build both a direct to consumer home equity platform and a consumer direct division for two of the larger mortgage lenders in the country. Throughout the duration, he was awarded Presidents Club as both a manager and a mortgage banker. Ty takes a great deal of pride in providing best in class customer satisfaction while making the process as simplified and streamlined as possible. His various roles throughout multiple banking and lending institutions has paved the way for a seamless transition into leadership at EnTrust Funding.

Originally from Northeast Ohio and a proud graduate from The Ohio State University, Ty has resided in Scottsdale for 10 years. In his free time, he enjoys fitness and taking full advantage of the year round golf opportunities that Arizona offers.