Ben Shen

Marketing and Business Development

Ben has been in the real estate/mortgage industry for 18 years.  During that time Ben has done everything from being a doc drawer to Vice President of Operations.  He hopes to bring some of his experience to DPI and to add to what is already a very successful operation.  

Ben has 2 children and has been married for 13 years.  His hobbies are golf and hockey, but it looks like he watches more than he plays.

Michelle Zhang


Michelle joined the DPI team in early 2013.  During this time she has been placed in charge of accounting and bookkeeping.  Michelle moved the the United States in 2012 from Tian Jing, China.  She graduated from Tian Jing Normal University as a CPA.

Michelle is currently attending Mt. Sac College and is in pursuit of an accounting degree here in the United States.  Her hobbies are church, friends and movies.  She is a professional Chinese calligrapher and has competed and won tournaments back in China.  


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Sherry Babb


Sherry Babb founded DPI in 1999 and has been investing in the real estate market since 1985.  Today DPI is the premier Private Lending Firm in the state of California.  Sherry moved to the United States in 1978 and started off with very modest means.  Her first job when she moved to the states was waitressing in Monterey Park.  She has also worked selling Encyclopedias door to door,  owning a dry cleaner, and owning a 1 hour photo shop.  

When Sherry isn't working she spends most of her time on her 2 favorite hobbies: eating and reading.  She also has 2 amazing daughters who mean the world to her.  1 is currently getting her MBA at Northwestern University and the other is getting her Bachelors at USC.  

Come in sometime.  Sherry would love to meet you.

Mei-Ling Chen

Director of Review and Acquisitions

Mei-Ling joined DPI in the 3rd quarter of 2013.  She is relatively new in the real estate industry with roughly 5 years of experience.  Mei-Ling holds her BRE broker license and is the best property evaluator in the business.  Her expertise has gone a long way with investment property evaluations for DPI.   

Mei-Ling previously worked at a Rockwell International and RACE Industries, Inc.  She left RACE to start her own consulting companies with her husband.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, silver jewelry making and organic gardening.  She is also a certified instructor of Art Clay Silver.