DKC Development Team

David Clemens

Chief Executive Officer

David Clemens is a private lender, real estate developer and entrepreneur with extensive leadership experience. He provides hard money loans to real estate investors for residential and multi-family redevelopment projects as well as new residential construction. He is a loan underwriter, servicer, and licensed real estate agent.

He was previously founder of Lightning Property Services, a property services and project management company. David was previously Chief Operating Officer for WLW Capital. In that role, he managed the completion of numerous multifamily redevelopment projects and dozens of new construction single family homes. David was a key member of the team responsible for the multimillion dollar growth of the private lending division.

Raised in a ‘real estate family’ in upstate New York, David was a high school All-American soccer player. He was an All-ACC player and captain for the Virginia Tech men’s soccer team. David was the Assistant Club Director for New River United Youth Soccer. Following graduation from Virginia Tech with a degree in communications, he was a professional soccer player for Dayton Dutch Lions, FC Tucson, and Tampa Bay Rowdies. David is married and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is an avid boater and continues to coach and play soccer.

Mike Jones

Chief Operations Officer

Mike Jones, a Tampa Bay area native is a real estate investor and entrepreneur. Mike brings an extensive background in real estate acquisitions, construction management, sales and leadership. Previously, he founded a residential remodeling company that specialized in working with investors and wholesalers. Through this venture he gained great experience in project management, planning, budgeting and all phases of construction. He quickly transitioned into the investment side of real estate with flipping residential single family homes, rentals and vacation rentals. Mike has also gone through extensive sales training which has allowed him to specialize in the acquisitions, management and dispositions of real estate with the DKC Lending & Development team. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his friends and family of three sons and wife Michelle. He also loves boating, exercising and is an active member of his church in Tampa. 

Rob Faw

Corporate Development

Rob Faw is an experienced entrepreneur, business consultant, and board-certified master life coach with expertise in business, executive, and leadership coaching. He was previously a chief executive officer of a communications company that was a worldwide leader in digital networking technologies and was formerly president and vice chairman of a British software company. He was also previously responsible for the worldwide business development of a Fortune 50 company software technology that transformed multimedia communications for global service providers. Rob was co-founder of a fiduciary and trust company and has had experience in construction, real estate development, and commercial property management.

Rob has been on the boards of numerous privately held technology companies and was previously on the board of a palliative care social benefit company and a non-profit family counseling organization. Rob works with non-profit organizations to support their faith-based missions in the U.S. and internationally. Rob is a U.S. Air Force veteran, Ironman, and has competed in 68 marathons. He is currently a doctoral student in organizational leadership at Liberty University. Rob has traveled extensively worldwide and lived and worked in Toronto, London, Chicago, and Silicon Valley. He and his wife reside in Safety Harbor, Florida. 

Caleb Delgado


Caleb William Delgado moved to Florida from Long Island New York. As a top recruit out of Oceanside High School, Caleb and his father decided he would play division one soccer at Hartwick College. It was here through competitive sport that Caleb found his true passion, Real Estate. Following in his father’s footsteps, Caleb amassed a 10-year career in Mortgage Banking with firms including Fidelity Borrowing and later Alliance Mortgage Banking. With hard work and commitment Caleb would be promoted from an entry level position as a Loan Officer to Supervising Loan Officer for his own branch.

Caleb previously founded Delguardian LLC in 2017, when he realized he could provide services far superior to those being offered by existing banks, financial institutions, and other private money lenders. He quickly became one of the most renowned loan originators in the Tampa Bay Area. His success can be attributed to his lending philosophy, real estate experience, and hard work.

Caleb is currently a partner of DKC Lending where he brings with him his hard-work, charisma, and passion for real estate investing. With two decades of experience investing and flipping his own real estate portfolio, Caleb has navigated both the ups and downs of the market with consistent success. Caleb now specializes in providing private financing for investors looking to capitalize on the real estate market.

In his spare time, Caleb loves spending time with his eight-year-old daughter (Elaina Ann Delgado), playing soccer and being an active member of his local Church in Clearwater.