John Denes – Emeritus
Started REO Capital in 2010 to accommodate the needs of the General Partners of various Private Equity Funds from $100mm to $500mm. John was the Chief Development Officer for a leading Technology firm that specialized in Data Centers where he was responsible for raising $500 Million for their Big Data fund. John was also Chief Development Officer with a Clean Tech firm where he was responsible for raising capital for their Bio-Fuels PE fund totaling $50 million. John also served as the VP of Institutions for a Global Macro Long Short Fund raising over $500 million for their Hedge Fund and Long Only funds. John has raised capital for various Real Estate Funds totaling over $100 million. John has worked as a Officer of RIA firms, Hedge funds, and Private Equity funds advising them on raising capital for the past 10 years. John started off his career with Dean Witter and later moved to Prudential Securities as a Quantitative Portfolio Manager where he raised $100 million in capital that he managed for nearly a decade. John’s undergrad degree came from the Harvard of Aviation – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Aeronautical Science. John later went on to receive his MBA in Finance. John will stay on with REO Capital to consult as Emeritus.
Managing Director, Business Development – Wendy Yang
Wendy was recently at WestPac Wealth Management as the Director of Business Development. Wendy has worked in Wealth Management as an Advisor for the past 3 years. She was also a partner at Gladstone Partners and worked at Morgan Stanley. Wendy received her Bachelors at University of Nevada in Economics . She raised and managed over $50 million dollars assets under management. She has presented world class and unique value proposition to high net worth individuals and executives. Conducted equity research on companies to discover undervalued investments with long term growth potentials. Wendy assessed business development opportunities and created marketing materials including pitch book. She has worked closely with institutional clientele to assess requirements, examine strategies, and propose solutions for capital-raising needs. Integrally involved in the private equity side that provides advisory services to companies with varying goals and objectives. Conducted research and due diligence on companies in health care, technology and media industries. She has been Successful helped a well-known high-tech start-up firm to partner with Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu and lead into a multi-million dollar investment deal. Wendy has her Series 7 & 63 securities licenses. – Wendyyang@reocapitalllc.com
Business Development Officer – Anna Smith
Anna has worked with Rubicon Venture Capital raising capital for two funds totaling over $100 million in new capital from HNW Individuals, family offices, hedge funds. She has worked on financial modeling, term sheets, structuring deals and portfolio strategy. Anna was also the founder of a Blockchain advisory firm in Los Angeles. Worked with Strategic planning with Blockchain technologies. Anna also worked with 7bc Venture Capital in LA as a Managing Director. Anna has experience in sourcing, managing and negotiating skills to create partnerships. Anna is completing her Series 82 & Series 63 Securities Licenses in May 2019. Contact Anna at – Annasmith@reocapitalllc.com