Ronald E. Roark
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ron is a seasoned problem-solver and a 44-year veteran of challenging asset management assignments. He has spent years owning and operating hospitality assets, multi-family residential properties, and commercial real estate in North America and Europe and generating superior returns for investors. He presently leads the revitalization of Gig Harbor Marina and Boatyard into a multi-purpose hospitality venue and working boatyard and lends his leadership to the Northwest Maritime Academy, dedicated to educating mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions.
Ron has brought his experience with corporate policy, risk management and asset management to many boards, such as:
- Vice Chairman of Crown NorthCorp Westfalen Bank’s Supervisory Board, and Chairman of all credit committees and servicing affiliates
- Director at Bank of Maine, Chairman of the Risk Committee, and a Director on the Loan and Compensation Committee
- Chairman of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association’s International Committee and member of Executive Committee
- Currently a Senior Advisor Real Estate to Brown Gibbons and Lang Investment Bank
- Director at Liberty Bay Bank, Poulsbo, WA
William (Bill) R. Stanley
Senior Advisor on Asset Management
Bill leads Crown NorthCorp’s real estate activities and manages Crown NorthCorp’s relationships with partners in the industry, including advisors, brokers, leasing agents, mortgage servicers, and other service providers. With almost 40 years of banking and real estate experience in the US, Asia and Europe, Bill is an accomplished authority on commercial real estate management, analysis, and disposition, as well as debt and equity financing of real estate. He has spent the bulk of his career managing assets on behalf of clients, underwriting real estate loans, managing commercial mortgage securitizations, and leading due diligence processes. Bill has also advised a number of financial firms, including Bank of Maine, Midland Loan Services, and Sabal Financial.
Bill has extensive experience working with financial institutions and real estate investors in corporate workout situations, including advising Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. at the end of their 158-year operation. Bill is a Crown NorthCorp alumnus, having worked as a senior executive of the company from 1991 to 1999 and having led Crown NorthCorp’s servicing operations in the US from 2010 to 2011.