Leadership Team

Leadership at Every Level

Meet Our
Leadership Team

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial management style. Our leadership team is dedicated to growing AMC as a company, as well as fostering growth within our staff. At AMC we are a team, not a hierarchy.

Patricia Karleskind


The Karleskind family embodies the qualities that AMC strives to put at the forefront of operations: compassionate leadership, responsible business strategy, and a desire to serve. They built AMC from the ground up and have been integral in the transition from small business to a larger-scale mortgage bank.

Tim Larin

Chief Operations Officer

Some would say Tim Larin issued his first loan approval on a stone tablet. The truth is, after college, Tim quickly found success working with numbers, managing teams and developing processes.

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Vadim Kligman

Chief Financial Officer

Vadim brings 21+ years of experience with the last 16 in leadership and executive roles, and the last 13.5 years as head of accounting and finance at Allied Mortgage Group. Vadim is joining the team with a strategic vision and “roll-up the sleeves” attitude and considers people to be the organization’s biggest asset.

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Sam Sousa

Chief Technology Officer

Working as AMC’s Chief Technology Officer since 2014, Sam Sousa has been at the helm of many of AMC’s expansion efforts, and is responsible for bringing our personalized style of banking to the digital age.

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Brian Kim

Vice President of Compliance and Licensing

Brian Kim is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in Mortgage Banking Compliance. Since beginning his journey in the Mortgage Industry in 1998, he has played pivotal roles in managing the Regulatory Compliance Program at various firms, gaining in-depth expertise across Compliance and Licensing. Brian’s vision is to lead the way in building a strong compliance culture while keeping in mind the company’s mission to make the experience of our borrower as easy as possible on the road to owning their dream home.

1401 West Rancho Vista Blvd., Suite C
Palmdale, CA 93551
Company NMLS: 271603

Alameda Mortgage Corporation, NMLS #271603, Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act.