Our Team

Bruce Kahkesh

Founder & CEO

Bruce possesses over 20 years of experience relating to mortgage brokering, lending, and real estate investing. Behind the scenes, his vision and leadership guides Nation Capital's team to successfully execute strategies that enhances value for its clients and investors. He oversees all of the investments made by Nation Capital and throughout his career, has structured over $1 billion in first and second mortgages. He is passionate about helping individuals and families navigate the complex world of financial services through honest advice and fiduciary responsibilities in English and Farsi.

In his spare time, Bruce enjoys sports, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. He can often be found reading, learning about new things, and envisioning creative business plans.

Lili Kahkesh


Lili has been working in the mortgage industry since 2001 and manages all of Nation Capital’s transactions and operations. She is detail-oriented in her approach to due diligence to mitigate financial and administrative risks, while skillfully balancing attractive returns for investors. Her extensive experience in accounting and financial analysis allows her to easily work through the intricacies of financial transactions and investment proposals.

Lili is able to offer services in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.


Outside of work, she is also heavily engaged in her community and follows the philosophy that her actions both within work and family life should contribute to building an enduring legacy for the community. She is an active member of the Crofton House School Advancement Committee and BC Children's Hospital Crystal Ball Committee.

Cecilia Quach

Office Coordinator

Cecilia recently completed her business administration degree with a concentration in business management. Leveraging her previous work experiences and life-long interest in real estate, she was able to quickly grasp the complexity of the mortgage lending and investing industry. She is looking forward to completing the CFA designation.

Her hobbies include cooking, baking, running, and traveling.

Gordon Wiess

Dealing Representative & Mortgage Broker


Ben Kirsh

Dealing Representative

Following the completion of his economics degree from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, Ben joined Nation Capital Corp.’s team as an Exempt Market Dealing Representative. In this role, Ben helps investor enhance their portfolio with mortgage investments while building and nurturing long-lasting relationships.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys exploring nature and fishing. Tennis has been, and always will be his passion. He has had the pleasure of competing while in college.