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Corporate Advisors: Jim McCloskey Norrie Daroga

Here is your Zen for the week:

People will not compete with you if you don't make much of your own cleverness.
Henry H. Liang Co-Founder, Managing Principal

Henry H. Liang has over 25 years of successful and extensive experience with exceptional negotiation, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Proven strengths in financial analysis, capital raising, business and transactional planning having served many High Net Worth clients and families in Diversified Financial, Investment, and Banking industries as well as involvement in the launch of several new media and entrepreneur ventures.

His reputation in the industry has been built upon deep relationships and detailed experience in areas of Finance and Banking including Operating and Executive positions for several international financial institutions in Bank Operations, Credit and Mortgage Banking, Investment Advisory, and Wealth Management including Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and Sterling Partners.

In 2010, Henry was personally sought out by a major international Private Bank and Private Wealth Management institution to start a Family Office for a Russian Billionaire.  Henry’s roles included identifying investment opportunities, business development, business/corporate branding, capital markets research, identifying and addressing diligence and valuation issues, mergers and acquisition advisory, and institutional investor relations.

Most recently, as Co-Founder, he was instrumental in developing and launching Zen Private Wealth Advisors Inc., Zen Media Entertainment Group, Inc., Zen Capital Advisors, Zen Lending Group, and H3T1 Consulting Group Inc. where he worked directly with high net worth and Ultra high worth individuals and families from comprehensive and customized financial solutions to the integration of target acquisitions through complex reorganizations and business planning.

Henry holds a MBA from Pepperdine University in Investment Theory and a BS in Business Administration specializing in Finance and Real Estate from California State University Northridge.




Steve Deutsch Co-Founder, Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Steve Deutsch brings over 20 years of mortgage banking experience to Zen Private Wealth Advisors Inc., with specialized focus on High Net Worth Clients. As the Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Zen Private Wealth Advisors Inc., he identifies complementary businesses where a Full Services Credit Platform can bring incremental revenue streams and differentiation with credit product offerings.

Steve started his career at Warner Center Funding in 1989. He then joined Coastline/S&L Mortgage, where he created a partnership with City National Bank to execute jumbo and super jumbo mortgages for their High Net Worth clients.

In 1994 Steve was brought over to Oakmont Mortgage’s Westside office. After six years at Oakmont, Steve joined Metrociti Mortgage where he twice earned a position in the Presidents Club for his performance.

In 2003, Steve shifted his focus to creating joint ventures and strategic partnerships. He served as the company’s liaison with BDO Seidman and Assante - Loring Ward.

Later, he joined First Financial (Prudential California Realty), an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway, to help start their Private Mortgage Banking Division, before he rejoined Prospect Mortgage to work in their Private Mortgage Banking Group.