John Rockwell

Vice President, Business Development

John is a vice president of business development on TMC Financing’s Southern California team, serving lenders, brokers, and small businesses throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

John works to provide analysis and support for the financing of SBA 504 commercial real estate loans. John will assist in providing commercial real estate financing to qualified small and medium sized businesses across all Southern California counties through the Small Business Administration 504 loan program.

John has a well-versed background perfectly suited for business development at TMC Financing, having experience in energy efficiency, asset management, and client management. Previously, John was a national client manager at Partner Energy, Inc, a national energy consulting firm headquartered in Torrance, CA. John worked with building owners to increase their asset value and lower ownership costs while promoting environmental stewardship and conservation. John was responsible for managing Partner Energy’s SBA 504 Green Loan approval program.

Additionally, John has five years of asset management experience where he was responsible for managing multiple portfolios of commercial real estate holdings. John held positions at Babson Capital Management and Hanover Financial Company. He also has experience as a small business owner. He was a co-founder of a local brewery, Los Angeles Ale Works.

John is looking forward to continuing to work with small business owners, helping reduce their occupancy costs and help their business thrive.

John is a graduate of the University of Southern California—Go Trojans! He holds a bachelor’s degree in real estate finance and development.


John introduced us to invaluable resources, that helped us understand our financials and streamline our bookkeeping,” Grass acknowledged. “Our customer base has grown, and we feel validated in the small business space – that type of recognition is priceless. Learn More.

— Nancy Grass, Co-founder, Nanni & Deeda’s Toys

One of our core values is that the quality of relationships drives the quality of results. When we met with John it just felt like the right people to do business with, people we could trust to take us through that process and also close the deal.

John was very nurturing in terms of all the gears and knobs that come with a deal like this. He and TMC really coached us through it – and did it very quick. It was awesome.

— Alan Wang, Owner, KC HiLites

“Our production was maxed out, that’s how well we were doing, We couldn’t grow anymore because our machinery was limited. TMC helped us buy new equipment, and that tripled our output.”

— Bill Hall, Co-Owner Hart Food Products

There was a lot of heavy lifting, but the staff at TMC was excellent. John is amazing, and his whole crew made it easy to get through that heavy-lifting part. They held my hand the whole way.

— Dave Neupert, Owner of Gold-Diggers