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Raising awareness for the property tax loan industry & promoting high standards of behavior among our members.

The Texas Property Tax Lienholders Association (TPTLA) is a statewide alliance of companies that advance and protect the profession of property tax lending. Our twelve member companies are committed to upholding high standards of ethical conduct and operating in accordance with all applicable federal laws, state laws, and administrative rules.

A STATEWIDE ALLIANCE OF 12 MEMBER COMPANIES

$100M

TAX LIEN TRANSFERS IN 2014

13,000+

PROPERTY OWNERS WHO WERE ABLE TO MANAGE THEIR PROPERTY TAX LIABILITY IN 2014

75%

INDUSTRY LOANS ATTRIBUTED TO TPTLA MEMBERS
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Jack Nelson
President, Propel Financial Services

Jack Nelson co-founded Propel Financial Services in 2007 and has served as its President since its inception. As President, Mr. Nelson manages all daily operations related to originations, servicing, portfolio acquisitions, marketing, legal, and staffing. Prior to joining Propel, Mr. Nelson practiced law in the Austin office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Mr. Nelson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an undergraduate degree in Finance and Business, and holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

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Peter Squier
Vice President, Hunter Kelsey of Texas

Mr. Squier serves as President of Hunter-Kelsey of Texas, one of the largest property tax lenders in the State. Over the last five years, he’s overseen the company triple in size. He is also a real estate investor with condo development, rehabilitation, foreclosure, and lending experience. He founded Squier Computer Services which became the largest computer training company in Texas. He also founded Productivity Point International (PPI), a franchisor of computer training services. He is the two time finalist for the Austin Region for Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year”. Mr. Squier earned a BS from Bradley University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and International Business from the University of Florida.

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Matt Longhofer
Treasurer, Property Tax Funding

Matt Longhofer is the founder of Resolution Finance, LLC d/b/a Property Tax Funding, a privately held company specializing in the financing of residential and commercial property taxes. Founded in 2008, Property Tax Funding has helped thousands of Texas property owners with property tax financing solutions. Matt has been a board member of the Texas Property Tax Lienholder’s Association since 2010 and actively works with the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner to ensure long term sustainability of the industry. Mr. Longhofer holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is also a Master of Business Administration graduate from Southern Methodist University. Matt lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife and their two sons.

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Ken Frisbie, Jr.
Tax Ease

Ken serves as Vice President - Sales & Marketing with Tax Ease. Prior to Tax Ease, Ken was Vice President of Sales at CapRock Services, an alternative funding company that provides working capital ,insurance and business consulting to entrepreneurs. Before CapRock, Ken was Vice President of Business Development for Mayfair Group, Inc., a private equity group. With Mayfair Ken conducted several turnarounds and a market expansion into Latin America. His career began with Coors Brewing Company. Ken holds a B.A. in International Economics and Spanish from the University of Richmond, Virginia. For years he has served Mercy Street Dallas as a mentor for at-risk youth and has been translator for numerous medical missions in Latin America. He and his wife Clare are proud parents to young Jack.

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Stephen Vaughan
Texas Tax Solution

Stephen Vaughan has been a lifelong entrepreneur with over forty years of experience in building businesses from the ground up.

THE HISTORY OF TPTLA

2006

The Texas Property Tax Lienholders Association (TPTLA) is founded with three members.

2007

The industry is brought under the oversight of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC), and the TPTLA begins its longstanding relationship of cooperation with the regulatory agency. 

2012

Texas has the 15th highest property taxes in the nation, and TPTLA members offer a cost-effective alternative to delinquency.

2015

Approximately 75% of all property tax loans in Texas are attributable to TPTLA members.