Zach McCrea

President & Founder

zachmZach McCrea, president and founder of Trojan Financial Solutions, entered the financial services industry in 1998 while obtaining his Master of Business Administration degree from USC’s Marshall School of Business.  After working several years as a senior loan officer and real estate manager, Zach became a licensed broker and founded Trojan in 2002.  Since then, Zach has built a staff of professionals who personify his core values of customer service, results, and integrity.

Since Trojan’s inception, Zach has utilized his experience in business development and real estate to successfully adapt his company’s service offerings to the ever changing financial services market. With the help of his team, Zach has helped over 3,000 clients in excess of 1.3 Billion dollars achieve their financial dreams.

Zach is a Southern California native, an active USC alum, and enjoys coaching youth sports and spending time with his wife their son and daughter.


John Ashrafian

Montebello Branch Operator

John Ashrafian, branch operator of Trojan Financial Solutions in Montebello has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having worked as a tax auditor and consultant in the 1990’s, and as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in the early 2000’s. Upon earning his Master of Business Administration degree from USC’s Marshall School of Business in 2002, John joined the Trojan team as a senior loan officer, being promoted to the Operations Manager in 2003. In 2006, John obtained his Real Estate Brokers’ license, and began working as a realtor in addition to being a Mortgage Loan Originator.

In March of 2014, John took over as a branch operator of our 2nd location in Montebello, aimed at servicing our Los Angeles County based clients.

John’s experience in various aspects of Finance, along with his expansive knowledge base, enable him to act as a trusted Mortgage and Real Estate advisor to his clients, and helps them achieve their short and long-term goals.

John is born and raised in Southern California, and is active USC alum. He spends all of his free time with his wife, and their young children.