VESTA MANAGEMENT

David A McIntyre

Founder/Principal

David McIntyre is the Founder and Managing Principal of Vesta Equity LLC. David founded Vesta in 2008 with a vision of capitalizing on the tight real estate credit markets during the financial downturn. David has acted as Principal of the overall fund as well as Head of the Investment/Credit Committee throughout the entire life of the fund. Under his leadership and oversight, Vesta has grown from a local, small balance investment vehicle to the multi-product, national provider it is today. David continues to take the lead on all approvals and strategies within the portfolio. He also handles lead originations for select international exposures. Prior to founding Vesta, Mr. McIntyre successfully started numerous national and international operations companies, primarily in the disaster recovery and construction industries. He continues to head these companies as acting CEO, both in the United States and abroad. David is presently a Licensed Florida General Contractor. David is based in Sarasota, FL but can often be found at his various headquarters throughout the United States and Christchurch, NZ.


Ron Nutting

Managing Director

Ron Nutting is the Managing Director of Vesta Equity LLC. Ron is responsible for the general oversight of the credit, capitalization and allocation strategies of Vesta’s portfolio as well as all external financial structures. Mr. Nutting is also the Group Chief Financial Officer for David McIntyre’s business holdings. He has more than 30 years of financial management and consulting experience and is responsible for overall financial reporting, treasury, risk management and information technology operations. He has held positions as the Chief Financial Officer for companies in the real estate, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. Prior to this experience, Mr. Nutting was a Senior Consultant with KPMG, specializing in real estate market and financial feasibility. Ron is an honors graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Jay Ockman

Director

jay.ockman@vestaequity.com
Ph: (941) 358-6981

Jay Ockman is the Director of Vesta Equity. He has more than 25 years experience in the commercial and mortgage banking industries. His career includes underwriting, structuring and originating debt opportunities on a wide variety of property types including multifamily, retail, office, industrial, hospitality, condominiums and land development. He has also been active in the acquisition of investment properties of all types. Prior to coming to Vesta, Jay was a mortgage banker at Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, one of the nation’s largest full service commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms. At Vesta, Jay is responsible for originating and underwriting bridge financing opportunities. In addition, he is responsible for day to day operations and serving of the debt and equity portfolios. Jay earned his MBA degree from the University of New Orleans and his BS degree in Business Law from Louisiana State University.

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Cody Mizelle

Investment Analyst

cody.mizelle@vestaequity.com
Ph: (941) 358-6983

As an Investment Analyst with Vesta, Cody Mizelle is actively involved in the underwriting process, negotiating, and closing of potential investments for Vesta Equity’s bridge lending and equity placement team. His primary responsibilities include conducting market research, creating cash flow models, and preparing investment memos for all potential debt and equity investments. Prior to working at Vesta, Cody worked in Washington DC as a Commercial Credit Analyst with Cardinal Bank where he underwrote loan applications involving Commercial Real Estate and Commercial & Industrial loans up to $30 Million Dollars. Cody earned his BA in Finance from Florida Atlantic University, has passed level 1 and 2 of the Chartered Financial Analyst examination, and is a candidate for level 3 in June 2017.


Vesta Management

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David A McIntyre
Founder/Principal

Ron Nutting
Managing Director

Jay Ockman
Director

Cody Mizelle
Investment Analyst