Meet the Team

Working at Mount Fuji Lending, Inc.

Miks Nieves



With a commitment to transform the lending industry, Miks and his team at Mount Fuji Lending work with industry leaders and partners to enhance financial inclusivity for SMEs. Their collective mission revolves around nurturing sustainable growth and long-term success by changing the way SMEs think, act, and operate.

Aside from non-bank lending, Miks’ background includes commercial banking, SME banking, secured lending, and trade finance. He is proficient in strategy, operations, credit and risk, finance, leadership, and the principles of Kaizen.

Miks Nieves is a possibilist who believes in finding the right balance in everything we do. He lives to inspire others to grow bigger than their boxes.


Mikee Narciso

BSBM (Bachelor of Science in Business Management)

Team Head, Credit and Relationship Management

Mikee has been in the business lending industry for over 7 years. Before joining Mount Fuji, she worked at BDO Unibank, Inc., the Philippines’ largest bank, where she’s racked up skills and experience working with businesses of all sizes from various industries.

As a Credit and Relationship Manager, she sums up her daily work with a quote by Paulo Coelho: “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” At her core, she is motivated by entrepreneurs’ unique business stories, from that a-ha moment of discovery down to the grit of building their dream companies.

With Mount Fuji, Mikee hopes to become an agent of growth to help Filipino business owners realize their biggest aspirations.


Patrick Crespo

AB-CDA (Bachelor of Arts in Consular and Diplomatic Affairs)

Office Administrator

Coming from the public sector, Patrick has extensive experience with diverse stakeholders. Having served in the Legislative Branch as an Administrative Officer under the Office of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and in the Executive Branch as an Administrative, Field and Political Officer under the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo. During his eight year stint serving different institutions he developed government administrative and public service skills that are people centered.

Patrick is very family oriented. His interests include cars, Korean dramas, Korean pop music, Korean observational variety shows, geopolitics, and history.

As part of the Mount Fuji Lending family, Patrick wants to contribute by applying the best practices he gained in the public service sector  and give the best service possible for our clients and senior leadership.


Kim Lance Quialquial


Risk and Compliance Manager

Kim has had previous experience in risk and compliance operations for the real estate industry, banks, investment companies, and major international insurers such as The Insular Life Assurance Company LTD ( Insular Life)
Philippine National Bank (PNB), Allianz PNB Life (Allianz PNB). Throughout his career, he’s also held membership in the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Kim is a natural savant. He possesses credentials in risk analysis, technical analysis, and financial analysis, as well as three years of education in the legal field. These skills have informed his finesse as a professional in risk and compliance, even earning a high-ranking position as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, ensuring that the company is able to strike a healthy balance between the risks it takes and the rewards it receives. He’s a proven asset not just to the Boards who look to him for well-informed assessments, but also to the entire company’s future and longevity. He hopes to bring the same reliability and mastery to Mount Fuji.


Lester Ollague

BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Business Management)

Risk and Compliance Officer

Lester spent several years in real estate evictions compliance at Filinvest Land, a leader in real estate. There, he helped ensure the company remained compliant with regulatory agencies, conducted risk audits and customer risk mitigation, and filed legal cases.

During his spare time, Lester goes home to his province to spend time with his family and unwind by going to the family beach, and sometimes play basketball.


Hannah Manalili

BAEcon (Bachelor of Arts in Economics)

Risk and Compliance Associate

Hannah began her career in the public sector, serving as an Economic Development Specialist at NEDA Regional Office. During her tenure, she passionately contributed to the regional economic and social development initiatives under the Policy Formulation and Planning Division. She took part in the agency’s yearly publications, proving her skill in research, data analysis, and statistical skills. She was also a seasoned student leader who consistently upheld standards and fostered peer collaboration. With a blend of her practical experience, passion for research, and unwavering dedication to her craft, she now stands to make her mark in the field of Risk and Compliance.

Journaling and music add rhythm to her daily routine. In her spare time, Hannah immerses herself in books, films, or shows that resonate with her, finding joy in exploring new ideas and perspectives.


Jameson Rivera

BSBA-FA (Business Administration with a Major in Financial Accounting)

Accounting Officer

Jameson is an accounting professional with over five years of experience in bookkeeping, financial administration, tax accounting and compliance, document processing, and records keeping. Prior to Mount Fuji Lending, he worked at an accounting consultancy firm where he served numerous clients across various industries.

At Mount Fuji Lending, he  maintains the accuracy and transparency of financial reports and contributes to the growth and development of the accounting department and our company. With a penchant for learning new things, he strives for continuous development both on a personal and professional level.

Jameson has high interest in sports, especially basketball. He also loves to travel via his motorcycle.


Rommel Patnongon

(Bachelor of Science in Financial Management)

Accounting Associate

Rommel’s academic background has equipped him with a solid foundation in accounting principles, taxation, and financial analysis. He is passionate about Finance and Accounting, throughout his college days, he was actively participating in quiz bee competitions related to finance where he showcased his skills and talent. He has valuable experience in various aspects of accounting, including Financial Reporting, Account Receivable, Tax Filing, Bookkeeping and General Ledger maintenance.

He desires to grow more personally and professionally. Furthermore, he was eager to contribute and collaborate with the talented team at Mount Fuji Lending, Inc. to support the company’s continued growth and success.


Janina Santiago

BSIE (Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering)

Continuous Improvement Manager

Practicing quality management since 2016, Nina has been exposed to various facets of the industry including audits, automation, and process improvement. Her journey commenced in construction projects but gradually she found her niche with the leading HMO in the country, predominantly emphasizing on quality management.

Nina’s holistic experience from diverse industries positions her perfectly to drive quality and innovative outputs for MFLI. Her endeavors will invariably aim at forging a positive influence not just for our customers but also for all our stakeholders.


Rhey Baquero

BS-E (Bachelor of Science in Economics)

Credit and Relationship Associate

Rhey has years of experience in research and analysis for the financial and real estate industries, particularly at FactSet Philippines Inc, which is one of the top 10 global investment banks and 95 of the top 100 asset managers. There, he analyzed, collected, and processed financial market data from various data sources for database entry, leading to his skills with data tools such as SQL, E-View, and SPSS, and Excel.

Through his skills in relationship building, communication, organization, and accountability, Rhey develops trusting and respectful relationships with colleagues and clients.


Erlieza Lacsamana

BS-ITTM (Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management)

Credit and Relationship Associate

Er has built an impressive six-year-plus career as a Relationship Associate at Metrobank, where her expertise has been pivotal in servicing corporate and SME clients. Her multifaceted role has encompassed essential responsibilities such as KYC screening, credit proposal reviews with managers concerning clients’ credit lines, and meticulous documentation of credit lines for loan availments.

In her capacity, Er has been a cornerstone in ensuring that clients receive top-notch service and support. Her adeptness in KYC screening has not only ensured compliance with regulatory standards but has also fostered a culture of trust and transparency in client interactions. Moreover, Er’s attention to detail and organizational skills shine in the documentation of credit lines for loan availments. By ensuring that all necessary documentation and agreements are in place, she has facilitated smooth and efficient processes for clients, enhancing their overall experience.

As Er transitions to Mount Fuji, she carries with her a wealth of experience and a commitment to delivering exceptional service. She hopes that the same high standards of service and professionalism she provided at Metrobank will be reflected in her work at Mount Fuji, continuing to support clients and contribute positively to the organization’s objectives in the lending services sector.


Laura Manzano

BSBA-MM (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Marketing Management)

Credit and Relationship Associate

Laura is a graduate of the University of Makati, holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Marketing Management. Previously, she worked as a customer service representative in one of the BPO companies in the Philippines. Additionally, she completed her internship at the Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines.

Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, Laura actively engaged in community service, dedicating her time as a student volunteer at the Comembo Health Center. Additionally, she gained firsthand experience in municipal operations during her Senior High School internship at the Makati City Hall, specifically within the Realty and Tax Department.

Motivated by her diverse experiences, Laura sets her sights on Mt. Fuji, aspiring not only to enhance her hard skills but also to imbibe the profound values and principles it embodies.


Charvin Lacsina

BSIT (Bachelor of Science in Information Technology)

IT Specialist

Charvin worked at the Board of Investments a government agency that focuses on encouraging companies to invest in the Philippines. In this role, he had the opportunity to use his diverse experience in customer support, quality assurance, security, and networking to support businesses and drive economic growth in the country.

Outside of work, he has a passion for organizing events and planning vacations. He also loves immersing myself in the world of anime and staying up to date on the latest news and happenings around the globe.

He’s always eager to learn and grow, and he looks forward to sharing my knowledge and experiences with others.


Darell Gensaya

BSCS (Bachelor of Science in Computer)

Web Developer

Darell is a web developer of more than two decades. During this time, he demonstrated a lot of creativity in his work and did this with a constantly happy demeanor.

Following Kaizen, one of the company values, he will continuously improve himself and his work, committing to positive steady transformation that will ripple throughout the company.

In his free time, Darell enjoys building his own PC and custom mechanical keyboards, collecting Funko Pops, and watching movies and anime.

As a part of the growing team of Mount Fuji, he wants to see it develop into what it’s envisioned, excited to face the challenges that the future holds. Like Luffy from One Piece said: “We are all NAKAMA here.” Dattebayo!