Co-Founder & Head of Venture Capital
Paul has a strong track record of taking companies from incubation to maturation. He has founded and grown three companies to combined annual revenues of more than $25 million and 160 employees.
In 2016, Paul shifted his focus to business acquisitions, including acquiring and selling a California-based digital marketing company focused on insurance to a Seattle firm with a 475 percent return on investment.
Paul has held a variety of roles including Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner and Chief Marketing Officer. He’s worked with high-tech companies like Bantamconnect.com and Zoom Health Insurance. He attributes his success to a total devotion to strategic execution, original entrepreneurial thinking and intense customer focus. He prides himself on being innovative and pragmatic with a focus on motivating teams to achieve fast, measurable results.
Outside of work, he and his wife, Ashley, have two daughters, Poppy and Margo, who enjoy exploring their Southeast Alaska rainforest home and combing the beaches for treasures.
Co-Founder & Head of Real Estate
Garrett’s background is in real estate, with more than $200 million in transaction volume over his career.
Garrett has experience with lease and sale transactions, as well as real estate acquisitions with a private equity group.
He worked as an industrial broker with Grubb & Ellis, based in Phoenix, Arizona, completing more than $39 million in lease and sale transactions ranging from 1,000 to 250,000 square feet, and providing transaction services for more than 50 clients.
He served as the Director of Acquisitions for Curtis Capital Group based in Bellevue, Washington, where over five years he was directly involved in the acquisition of 12 multi-family properties across five states, totaling more than $161 million. His responsibilities included sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and executing business plans with an average annualized return on investments of 29 percent.
He earned a business degree from Arizona State University and was a proud member of the Sun Devil baseball program.
When not at work, Garrett is enjoying being back in his home state with his wife and new baby daughter, enjoying the abundant outdoor opportunities.
Head of Asset Management
With over 15 years of experience in financial planning for real estate operations, Jake has been critical to the success of dozens of development projects and operations across the US, UK, Mexico, and Asia Pacific.
Jake supplements the core of his experience in hotel and tourism operations finance with proven successful ventures in multi-family residential and mixed use commercial. Jake has worked with capital groups large and small, overseeing capital improvement and financial planning of more than $300M concurrent Revenue Under Management for internationally recognized brands such as Ritz Carlton, the Related Companies and Kimpton Hotels.
Jake was born in Juneau, Alaska and has earned a bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of San Francisco as well as an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Jake is an avid traveler, always exploring destinations in Alaska and around the world. When he is at home, Jake enjoys hiking, skiing, fishing, and camping throughout Southeast Alaska.