Experienced. Creative. Solution Driven.

mysherpas is a software technology company based in Salt Lake City, UT focused on reimagining the commercial loan experience for all stakeholders. Using the latest cloud-based technology mysherpas is redefining the borrower and lender experience.


Meet Your Sherpas Team

Joshua D Talbert
Chairman & CEO

Joshua is the Chairman and CEO of mysherpas. Mr. Talbert has more than 16 years of domestic and international business experience and has founded various businesses in real estate, medical devices, and technology industries. He has managed product portfolios of $120MM and has served on the board of $1B+ business. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of RushFire Private Lending.
Louis J Myers
President & Treasurer

Lou is a board member and President of mysherpas. Mr. Myers brings over 35 years of domestic and international commercial banking experience having served at various times as Head of Corporate Banking and Chief Credit Officer as well as Chief Executive Officer of banking organizations with assets ranging from $700 million to $30 billion. He is currently the Chief Credit Officer of RushFire Private Lending.
Donald M Wichern
Chief Technology Officer

Donald is a board member and CTO of mysherpas. Mr. Wichern has 30 years' experience programming and designing complex user and embedded systems and has been an author or contributor in over 150 patent applications. His latest projects prior to joining involved launching custom radio sensing electronics into space and designing a real-time HD image rotation algorithm for surgical use.
Matthew B Strong
Executive VP Market Development

Matt is EVP Market Development of mysherpas. Mr. Strong is the owner/operator of Sierra-West Funding based in UT. He has funded over 820 transactions and 230 million in volume and has purchased and resold over 420 single family homes in Utah. Mr. Strong is also an active buy and hold investor and received a Masters of Real Estate Development (MRED) from the University of Utah. In addition to the MRED degree, Matt is an active RE Broker and Loan Officer.
Susan Sorenson
Director Customer Experience

Susan began her banking career in 1982, working in every bank department along the way. She has been in lending since 1991, first as a loan processor and then as a loan officer in 1995. She understands all types of lending, and the day-to-day challenges that loan officers face. She knows that complete documentation and time management is the key to success. Her motto is to be always be accessible to everyone. She recently retired from the lending business to spend more time with her husband and work on the mysherpas team.
Mouhsine Bakhich
Front End Software Engineer

Mouhsine is a Senior Front-End Engineer, with 10+ years of in-depth knowledge of front-end application development using React for building vibrant UI-friendly and high-performance web applications, he has worked for international companies in the middle east / Canada and the USA, Skillful in developing, optimizing and reworking systems to meet specific customer requirements., he takes pride in delivering quality products and exceptional customer experience.
Alexander M Herrmann
Principal Software Engineer

Alex is a developer with 8 years of experience writing applications. He has been a part of 2 previous startups with Josh, Don, and Ava and has been involved in the early design, implementation, and operations of 2 applications that have 100's of thousands of active users.
Sarah Sams, Executive Assistant

Sarah is an experienced Executive Assistant with a demonstrated history working with C-level Executives in multiple start-ups. After her first opportunity she quickly realized her passion for the fast-paced and dynamic environment that start-ups provide. She has proven to have a high level of flexibility, willingness to take on new challenges, and to be a key member of the leadership team. In addition to her work as an executive assistant, Sarah is passionate about real estate investing. She has built a portfolio of buy-and-hold rental properties and currently holds a mortgage license to originate private real estate investment loans.
Ijeoma Emeruwa, Software Designer

Ijeoma is a digital product designer with experience adding value and designing for impact across small and large teams and multiple industries, such as blockchain, fintech, payments infrastructure, SaaS, and B2C/B2B products. With a background in software engineering, she brings a diverse range of technical skills plus expertise in product thinking, design thinking, and cross-functional collaboration to take a product from idea to successful launch to match business and customer success.
Antonio Ricardo Leao De Almeida, Back-End Software Developer

Antonio is an IT professional with over ten years of experience developing web solutions. He prefers using Java and Spring Boot when working on the back end and Angular for the front end. Antonio follows the Agile methodologies, especially Scrum, and has good communications skills.
Arooj Hassan, Scrum Master

Accomplished, committed and certified Scrum Master with 4+ years of success delivering IT projects ‘on-time and within budget through improved productivity, performance and cost control. Broad experience leading and innovating in both national and international firm environments. Multiple client-facing /client-management experience to ensure client satisfaction. I believe that information technology has played a huge role in defining today’s world and creating a digital society. I love to travel, explore new places, land escapes, and culture.
Joshua N Parker
QA Automation Engineer

Josh Parker has been working for three years as a QA automation engineer. He loves finding and squashing bugs. When he's not working at his day job he does silly internet tricks.


2023 Mountain West Small Business Finance's Annual Golf Tournament, Homestead Golf Club, Midway, Utah

September 7, 2023

mysherpas will be sponsoring the 2023 Mountain West Small Business Finance's Annual Golf Tournament at the Homestead Golf Club in Midway, Utah. Come see us at our table to see a demo and pick up a. Read More

2023 NADCO NOW, New Orleans, Booth 308

November 13-16, 2023

We're excited to announce that we will be attending the 2023 NADCO NOW Conference in New Orleans this November. We’re excited to showcase our latest software features that will transform the commercial lending process. Drop by booth 308 for a live demonstration giving you a firsthand look at how our software will transform your business.. Read More