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Chief Executive Officer / Founder
Chris is a co-founder of Caliber and currently serves as the Company’s Chief Executive officer. In this role, Chris develops overall company strategy in concert with his co-founders and the Company’s Executive Committee and ensures that strategy is communicated to the Caliber team and the general market. Chris leads the growth of the Company’s investment services including acting as the fund manager for Caliber’s private investment funds. Chris seeks out opportunities and strategic relationships to grow the Company’s investment base – both in investment capital and opportunistic projects. Prior to serving as the Company’s CEO, Chris utilized knowledge and skillsets acquired as an auditor for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP to develop the Company’s business systems. Under the leadership of its founders, Caliber has grown over a six year period to manage over $50M in in assets with average year over year growth of nearly 100% per year.
Chief Operating Officer / Founder
Jennifer is a co-founder of Caliber and currently serves the Company’s Chief Investment Officer. In this role, Jennifer ensures the Company’s portfolio of single family homes, apartments, office buildings, and hotels are performing with a maximum positive outcome. Jennifer sets investment strategy for incoming properties in concert with the Company’s Executive Committee and further ensures each strategy is implemented or modified as market conditions change. Prior to taking the role as CIO, Jennifer served as the Designated Broker for Caliber Realty setting up an internal system to manage the purchase and sales of over $50M in investment property. Jennifer has spent her entire career as a real estate entrepreneur after several years of architecture & design school. Her designs and contributions can be seen throughout the Company’s portfolio of investments – including the recent $8.5M renovation of the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel.
Chief Financial Officer
A seasoned executive with diverse finance and operational experience within domestic and international growth companies, Jade leads corporate financial planning, reporting, operational analysis and optimization, and treasury/risk management across Caliber’s five business units: Investment, Construction & Development, Property Management, Brokerage and Hospitality. Prior to joining Caliber in 2015, Jade served in several management roles during his fourteen-year tenure with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the international financial services firm, where he led audit and accounting advisory engagements for some of the firm’s top 50 global public and private companies. During that time, he managed domestic and foreign Initial and Secondary Public Offerings helping companies raise over $2 Billion in capital and debt. As CFO, Jade focuses on financial strength, governance and transparency to ensure Caliber is well-positioned to bolster both short and long term goals of greater efficiencies, profitability and growth, particularly as the company continue down the strategic path and pursuit of a public offering. Prior to being named Caliber CFO, Jade, a Certified Public Accountant, served as Caliber Vice President of Finance led the execution and oversight of the company’s new financial reporting infrastructure, managed the lengthy external audit process and implemented best practices instrumental for achieving the company’s strategic growth plan.
Executive Vice President – Commercial Acquisitions and Development
Roy is the Director of Commercial Projects and co-manager of the Caliber Distressed Income Fund “CDIF”. Roy plays a critical role in analyzing potential properties, maximizing returns on existing properties and overseeing all aspects of construction at Caliber. He has over 30 years’ experience in Arizona as a principle, operating construction and development companies that have completed over $200,000,000 in developed real estate. He has successfully developed dozens of projects including multi-family, custom home, retail centers, mini-storage, industrial complexes, office building and medical complexes. In addition to ground up development, Roy has completed several hundred tenant improvements from a standard office build out to medical surgery centers. A graduate of Washington State University in 1984 with a degree in Business Computer Systems, Roy received his Commercial General Contractor’s license in 1986 and his AZ Real Estate Broker’s license in 1988. Roy has worked actively with many cities development department and was recently Chairman for Peoria’s Design Standards Advisor Board as well as their construction Board of Appeals.
Senior Vice President – Investor Relations
Travis is a Managing Director of Caliber Securities as well as a member of the Executive Team and spearheads Caliber’s capital raising efforts in conjunction with overseeing Marketing. Throughout his career he has raised capital for Hedge Funds, publicly traded companies, Venture Capital and private investments in public equity (PIPEs). He has also held Sales Leadership roles for several different companies, most recently in FinTech (financial technology) in Silicon Valley. His background in the Capital Markets will be extremely beneficial as Caliber continues to embark on its journey to the public markets. Travis is a graduate of the University of Southern California and received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has held Series 7, 63 and 65 FINRA licenses and enjoys extracurricular activities such as Golf, Football, Music and Martial Arts.
Peter brings 25 years of real estate experience to Caliber including ownership, property management, development and construction. He has invested, owned and mentored in multiple business verticals including retail, banking, finance, hospitality, real estate and technology. He has travelled throughout Asia, Europe and North America teaching and mentoring CEOs on many unique business best practices that he has created. Peter is a past member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (15 years), Vistage (2 years) and was asked by the Business Development Bank of Canada to lead on of the most successful Presidents’ Roundtables on record (3 years). He is often asked to speak to Business Leaders, Politicians, Chamber of Commerce Members, Presidents and CEOs on his unique thought leadership and best practices that he has implemented in nearly every business he is involved in. Peter has worked on large, unique projects that included Colgate Palmolive (UK) , IBM, Southern California Edison, Corel and the Grammy Awards. Peter is currently an advisor to Grayhawk Business Partners, a proposed Community Bank in Scottsdale, Arizona. Peter enjoys spending time with his family, playing ice hockey as a goaltender, in addition to coaching and mentoring inner city youth.