our advisors


Jon Barlow is the founder and former CEO of Eaglewood Capital Management, a leading asset management firm that specializes in online and marketplace lending investment strategies. In 2014 Mr. Barlow led the sale of Eaglewood Capital to an affiliate of Marshall Wace LLP (MW Eaglewood), a London based alternative asset manager. He served as MW Eaglewood’s global CEO, overseeing its New York and London business units, and as a member of its board of directors until his departure in 2015. During his tenure at Eaglewood, Mr. Barlow assisted with the successful initial public offering of P2P Global Investments (ticker “P2P”), the world’s first publicly traded peer-to-peer debt investment vehicle, on the London Stock Exchange. He also accepted several industry awards on the firm’s behalf, including the “Lendit Innovator of the Year Award” for completing the first ever securitization of peer-to-peer loans. Mr. Barlow has been regularly quoted in several leading publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times. Mr. Barlow graduated with a B.S. in Accounting, cum laude, from Brigham Young University and is a CFA charter holder.

JOHN MAUTE is a pioneer in the globalization of distressed real estate investing and asset management. With more than 30 years of real estate experience, John previously served as senior managing director at Situs Holdings (formerly Helios AMC), prior to its sale to Stone Point Capital. He co-founded Helios AMC, a nationally rated special servicing company, which he grew to more than $4 billion in assets under management. John also held senior positions at GMAC Commercial Mortgage where he built, bought and grew six distressed commercial real estate investment companies in five countries. John is an expert in developing best-practice operational controls.


Retired Executive Chairman of Sunstone Hotels, a NYSE listed Real Estate Investment Trust, focusing on the hospitality industry. Mr. Alter served as Chief Executive Officer from formation through March 19, 2007, when he became Executive Chairman. He has been an owner of hotels since 1976, is a past president of the Holiday Inn Franchise Association and past member of the Marriott Franchise board and is a member of YPO/WPO, a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and former Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Mr. Alter holds a B.S. degree in Hotel Administration from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration.

Investor and Board Member

Randy Norton, is a Managing Partner and the Head of Real Estate & Alternative Investments at Green Mesa Capital (GMC), a family office headquartered in Henderson, Nevada. Prior to co-founding GMC, Mr. Norton was a Partner, Head of Investments & Research at National Capital Partners (NCP), an Analyst for Daniels Capital Partners (DCP), and founder of MotiVox, a customized VoIP Video Conferencing software for file sharing and online collaboration. Mr. Norton is an active member of the Alternative Investment Management Association, CAIA Association, CCIM Institute, CFA Society of Salt Lake, Institute of Real Estate Management, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Pension Real Estate Association, and Urban Land Institute. After graduating with University Honors in Korean and Business from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management, Mr. Norton completed executive programs at the Harvard Business School-Graduate School of Design, and Columbia Business School-Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing. Mr. Norton was previously published in the Real Estate Finance Journal, and is Author of the pending book: “Applied Value Investing in Real Estate.”

Advisor/Risk Management

Marc has over 27 years experience in legal and enterprise risk management for financial institutions. Marc is a recognized expert in data security and privacy. Marc helps clients assess and reduce systemic risks associated with poor legal and business processes. He is a Director at Promontory Financial Group where he handles complex investigations and remediation efforts for bank examiners at some of the world’s largest banks. He was SVP–Chief Security/Privacy Officer of LPL Financial responsible for enterprise wide security and privacy programs and initiatives. Marc also served as Senior Vice President Enterprise Risk Management & Chief Privacy Officer for New Century Financial Services Corporation. Marc also was Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs & Chief Privacy Officer for Providian Financial Corporation.