Note: I forgot to mention we'll have wine and cheese again. :-)
Real estate investing offers big gains and an enticing lifestyle. But before you join the ranks of landlords, be sure you have a strong grasp of the financial information that can make the difference between becoming the next Donald Trump and finding yourself in bankruptcy court. This month's event will cover how to run the numbers for your projects, giving you the tools to present them knowledgeably to partners and investors.
Our speaker is Bill St John.
Mr. St John has over 25 years of investment management experience. He has been a registered representative of Mission Capital and also operates a First-Time Fund consulting practice. Mr. St. John holds series 66 and series 7 securities licenses and has completed over 20 successful private placement offerings. Mr. St. John previously served as Managing Director of the University Funds, a private equity fund. Over his career, Mr. St. John has managed four successful technology companies. These include (i) serving as CEO of Scolr Pharma, which he took public, and (ii) CEO for Ecova Environmental, that was sold to Amoco Oil in 1989. Mr. St. John has extensive alternative investment experience with advanced training in real estate investment from the CCIM Institute. Mr. St. John holds a B.S. from Seattle University and an M.S. from Ohio State University. Bill is also the new CFO of ELF Homes, Inc.