Our Staff

Jeffrey M. Lastiwka President & CEO/CCO, Director JayCap, Director JayFund, Loan Evaluation Committee

President & CEO/CCO, Director JayCap, Director JayFund, Loan Evaluation Committee

Jeffrey M. Lastiwka

Jeffrey M. Lastiwka

President & CEO/CCO, Director JayCap, Director JayFund, Loan Evaluation Committee

Jeff leads the strategic vision of the firm, along with corporate development, operational excellence, and risk management at JayCap. With more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry, and 15 years of direct experience in the management of private mortgage banking and investment firms, Jeff has served to underwrite and review more than $600M in commercial interim mortgage loans. A respected leader within the mortgage banking industry, Jeff serves to enhance the strategic growth plan and vision for JayCap, having built a thriving company committed to the creation of wealth and prosperity for shareholders and investors. Jeff holds a Certified Management Accounting designation and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Frank Deys Business Development

Business Development

Frank Deys

Frank Deys

Business Development

Frank is responsible for JayCap’s business development and ongoing account management.  Frank began his career in 1978 with CIBC in Edmonton.  He spent 11 years in banking in various positions with CIBC and Continental Bank/Lloyd Bank Canada primarily in senior commercial lending.  Frank left banking to pursue private industry opportunities and has spent the greater part of the past 25 years in senior management positions in the modular housing industry, most recently as President of Northplex Ltd., a 150,000 square foot modular housing plant with 150 employees in Barrhead, Alberta.  Frank is a Certified Management Accountant.

Jason Ushkowski Senior Underwriter

Senior Underwriter

Jason Ushkowski

Jason Ushkowski

Senior Underwriter

Jason previously worked in the commercial banking sector for over 10 years where he served as a credit writer. He has experience underwriting term and revolving loans in various industry sectors. Throughout his career, he has worked on a large range of deal sizes across the mid market up to multi-bank syndicated structures. During his time in the banking industry, Jason held client-facing roles and was able to foster and develop strong relationships with his clients. Jason is an alumnus of the University of Alberta where he obtained two undergraduate degrees, a B.Sc. and a Specialization in Finance and Mathematics.