Executive Team

Executive Team

Executive Management

Christopher J. Abate
Christopher J. Abate
Chief Executive Officer
Christopher J. Abate Christopher J. Abate, age 39, has served as Chief Executive Officer since May 2018 and as a director since December 2017. Mr. Abate has been employed with Redwood since April 2006, previously serving as Redwood’s President from July 2016 to May 2018, Chief Financial Officer from March 2012 to August 2017, and Controller from January 2009 to March 2013. Before joining Redwood, Mr. Abate was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a B.A. in accounting and finance from Western Michigan University, an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.
Dashiell I. Robinson
Dashiell I. Robinson
PRESIDENT
Dashiell I. Robinson Dashiell I. Robinson serves as President of Redwood Trust, Inc. He joined the company as Executive Vice President in September 2017. Prior to joining Redwood, Mr. Robinson was employed at Wells Fargo Securities, serving as the Head of Mortgage Finance within the Asset-Backed Finance Group. In that role, Mr. Robinson led a team of banking professionals responsible for financing and distributing an array of residential mortgage products, and serving a broad suite of the firm's operating and investing clients. Prior to his employment at Wells Fargo, Mr. Robinson was employed within the Structured Credit Products Group at Wachovia Capital Markets from 2001 to 2008, serving in banking, structuring and risk mitigation roles. Mr. Robinson holds a B.A. in English from Georgetown University.
Andrew P. Stone
Andrew P. Stone
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL, AND SECRETARY
Andrew P. Stone

Andrew. P. Stone serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Redwood Trust, Inc. Mr. Stone has been employed by Redwood since December 2008. Prior to joining Redwood, he served as Deputy General Counsel of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and between 1996 and 2006 practiced corporate and securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. Mr. Stone holds a B.A. in mathematics and history from Kenyon College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

COLLIN L. COCHRANE
COLLIN L. COCHRANE
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
COLLIN L. COCHRANE Collin L. Cochrane serves as Chief Financial Officer of Redwood Trust, Inc. Mr. Cochrane has also served as Redwood's Controller and Managing Director since March of 2013. Prior to joining Redwood in 2013, Mr. Cochrane served as Chief Accounting Officer and Controller for iStar Financial Inc., where he was employed from 2001 to March 2013. Prior to joining iStar Financial, Mr. Cochrane was employed as an auditor by Ernst & Young LLP from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Cochrane is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California.
Bo STERN
Bo STERN
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Bo STERN

Bo Stern serves as Chief Investment Officer of Redwood Trust, Inc. Mr. Stern joined Redwood in 2003, and previously served as Redwood’s Treasurer from December 2009 to August 2016, and as Managing Director from December 2007 to December 2009. From February 2003 to December 2007, Mr. Stern served in several other management positions at Redwood. Prior to joining Redwood, Mr. Stern was employed by CIBC Oppenheimer in its investment banking group. Mr. Stern holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A from the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University; he is also a CFA Charterholder.

Garnet W. Kanouse
Garnet W. Kanouse
MANAGING DIRECTOR - HEAD OF RESIDENTIAL
Garnet W. Kanouse Garnet W. Kanouse serves as Managing Director and Head of the Residential business at Redwood Trust. He has been with Redwood since 2005 and has held a variety of capital markets, business development and portfolio management roles at the company. Prior to joining Redwood, Mr. Kanouse spent ten years in Chicago at Bank One and predecessor entities in various fixed income capacities, primarily as a member of the team responsible for a portfolio of mezzanine asset-backed and first loss residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Kanouse holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Sasha G. Macomber
Sasha G. Macomber
CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
Sasha G. Macomber Sasha G. Macomber joined Redwood Trust in April 2018 as Managing Director and Chief Human Resource Officer. Prior to joining Redwood, Ms. Macomber spent eleven years with Peet’s Coffee in the San Francisco Bay Area, leading various aspects of human resources including talent acquisition, talent management, HR business partnerships, employee engagement, and leadership communications. Ms. Macomber has also held HR leadership roles within consumer goods and technology companies, including The North Face, Room & Board, and QRS Corporation. Ms. Macomber has a B.A. degree in English Literature from Mills College and a M.S. in Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco.
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