Jeff joined StoryBuilt in 2021 as SVP of Financial Markets and is ready to help lead the company through its next stage of growth primarily in areas of strategy, finance, and capital markets. His diverse investment and real estate experience across public and private markets give him the tools he needs to advise executive teams on value enhancement, most recently at CBRE, Ashford Hospitality Trust, and Braemar Hotels and Resorts. Jeff began his professional career as an analyst in structured credit at bulge bracket investment firms Ares Management and Highland Capital Management managing and investing in CLO, ABS, CMBS, and other securitized products.
Jeff earned a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, an MBA from Texas Christian University, and the CFA designation – where he continues to participate as a volunteer grader for the Southwest Research Challenge. He is also an avid personal real estate investor.