July 14, 2016
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preston Hollow Capital announced today the hiring of Travis Shull, Senior Underwriter, and Brian Fuller, Senior Asset Manager.
“High caliber hires in these roles are essential to our continued growth and success,” said Jim Thompson, Chairman and CEO of Preston Hollow Capital. “We’re always excited to bring highly talented professionals like Travis and Brian on board as we expand PHC’s municipal finance platform,” he noted.
Travis Shull’s corporate responsibilities at PHC include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments.
Prior to joining PHC, Mr. Shull spent 26 years with GE Capital Real Estate, most recently as Territory Risk Manager. His responsibilities included the management of the credit and underwriting teams for the Western U.S. and serving on the credit committee for both Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities and balance sheet debt, with deal sizes ranging from $5 million to over $1 billion.
Mr. Shull received a BA – Finance degree from Stephen F. Austin University.
Brian Fuller joined Preston Hollow Capital in May 2016, focusing on surveillance and asset management of the firm’s portfolio.
Prior to joining Preston Hollow Capital, Mr. Fuller spent two years with Red Capital Group, overseeing the asset management activities of the firm’s commercial real estate balance sheet portfolio, with a focus on construction loans. Mr. Fuller’s earlier roles include asset management for the Real Estate Specialties Group of Bank of the Ozarks, where he oversaw a portfolio of construction, development and rehabilitation loans on commercial real estate, and CMBS special servicing at J.E. Robert Companies and ORIX USA Corporation.
Mr. Fuller received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Northwood University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.
About Preston Hollow Capital and Jim Thompson
Preston Hollow Capital is an independent specialty finance company launched in January 2014 by Jim Thompson, the former President and Chief Executive Officer of ORIX USA Corporation. PHC is a solution provider in municipal finance, and seeks to produce superior risk-adjusted returns across a broad spectrum of investment strategies. PHC differentiates itself with its ability to deliver capital with speed, certainty and flexibility.
Mr. Thompson, along with his wife Angela, supports Dallas-area non-profits through the Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation, and STEM education initiatives through the Blue Sky Educational Foundation. He is a board member of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, and is a former board member of Dallas CASA, Angel Flight South Central and the AOPA Foundation.
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