Nhan Nguyen Le -- Managing Principal -- Strategy & Acquistions (4-5 AR Crop)

NHAN NGUYEN LE

Managing Principal
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Nhan Nguyen le

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Mr. Nhan Nguyen Le is the CEO and Principal of Valiance Capital, a commercial real estate private equity firm focusing on Student Housing and Multifamily assets. He leads the firm’s strategic vision, planning, investment decisions, and manages all aspects of the firm’s operations. With over 12 years of real estate investment experience and a track record of 23 principal-sponsored, value-add and opportunistic transactions, he has grown a current portfolio of operating assets to a market value in excess of $180 million.

Throughout his career, Mr. Nguyen Le has actively participated as a principal sponsor or general partner, and has built several operating companies and successful investment portfolios. Prior to Valiance, Mr. Nguyen Le was a co-founder and managing partner of Tesseract Capital Group, a commercial real estate private equity company. He is also the founder and key principal of The Berkeley Group, a real estate property management company specializing in Student Housing and Multifamily rental properties. Mr. Nguyen Le holds a California real estate license, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, and LEED Green certification.

Winston Lee -- Principal -- Development & Structured Finance (4-5 AR Crop)

WINSTON H. LEE

Principal
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Winston H. Lee

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Mr. Winston Lee is a Principal at Valiance and brings over 16 years of real estate development and structured finance experience to the team. Having closed over $650MM in transactions, from debt placements, equity capital raises, and JV equity structures, Mr. Lee brings a multi-faceted depth of experience in support of the firm’s strategy, investment decisions, construction management, operations, and the overall execution of our opportunistic investments.

Prior to joining Valiance, Mr. Lee started his career on the principal and lender side of the business, where he brings extensive acquisition and development experience in retail, multi-family, and office properties while working for a privately held boutique real estate firm. His entrepreneurial experience includes being a senior member on a 21-acre mixed-use development in Riverside, CA, a repositioned shopping center in Palmdale, CA, and 139-units of ground-up luxury apartments across 4-projects in Los Angeles, CA

On the lender side, Mr. Lee served as a Corporate Banking Officer for Comerica Bank in their Real Estate Group, where he financed construction and land development loans for many of LA’s largest real estate developers. In addition to his real estate experience, Mr. Lee was a successful start-up founder of a consumer product and brand where he grew annual sales to $2.5MM and gained distribution into over 1,000 stores including, Costco, Target, and Whole Foods. Mr. Lee’s unique background adds a valuable perspective to the team and is a positive influence on our company principles and culture. 

Mr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) from the University of Southern California (USC). He also holds a California real estate license. Mr. Lee currently resides in Oakland, CA.

Amanda Irish-Aubert -- Vice President of Asset Management & Finance (4-5 AR Crop)

AMANDA IRISH-AUBERT

Vice President
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Amanda Irish-Aubert

Vice President
Asset Management & Finance


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Amanda Irish-Aubert is the Vice President of Asset Management and Operations, and serves as a member of the executive leadership team at Valiance Capital. Ms. Irish-Aubert brings more than a decade of experience in real estate management, and is responsible for overseeing the company’s portfolio of stabilized, multi-family and student housing assets, including talent management, operational excellence, financial management and regulatory compliance. With $100M of AUM, she is responsible for driving sustainable growth initiatives, while maximizing ROI for our capital partners. She has helped build a team of industry leaders, pushing Valiance and its subsidiaries to the forefront of the student housing market.

Prior to working at Valiance Capital, Ms. Irish-Aubert spent (8) years with HartWest, a San Francisco based real estate development consulting firm whose social equity and conservation mission positioned them as one of the leading developers of religious and educational institutions on the West Coast, and a leader in green development practices. While at HartWest, she advanced into a Project Manager role, with projects ranging from business plans and feasibility studies to full-scale Master Plan implementation, collaborating from the initial design through the entitlement process and then through construction.

Ms. Irish-Aubert holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Gonzaga University with a concentration in Business and Economics.

Andrew Camera -- Vice President of Multifamily Operations (4-5 AR Crop)

Andrew Camera

Vice President
Property Management & Operations

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Andrew Camera

Vice President of Property Management & Operations


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Andrew Camera began his real estate career in 2010 with SPM Properties, Inc. as a Portfolio Manager. He oversaw the operations and leasing of a 2 million square foot commercial portfolio consisting of 250 retail, office, and industrial tenants in the Bay Area. His portfolio also consisted of 50 residential properties with 300 units. While maintaining and operating his portfolio, he was quickly promoted to the position Director of Operations and Portfolio Manager. As the Director of Operations he was oversaw the Property Management, Finance, and Maintenance Departments and was responsible for creating and managing an annual expense budget of $7.5 million.

He was the recipient of the 2012 CAA Regional Portfolio Manager of the Year Award. Andrew specializes in Residential Property Management as well as Commercial. Andrew engages in ongoing education and stays current with any changes in the real estate industry which includes staying up to date in real estate laws by attending related classes and seminars. Andrew is professional, responsive, provides superior customer service; and manages each owner’s property as if it were his own. It is his goal to maximize the earning potential of every investment property.

His educational background includes a B.A in Business Administration from The University of San Diego.

Dia Rowland -- Chief of Staff (4-5 AR Crop)

DIA ROWLAND

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Dia Rowland comes to Valiance Capital with a background in hospitality and administration from some of San Francisco's top 100, Michelin Starred Restaurants. Her five years of immersion allowed her the opportunity to craft high end, exclusive experiences for celebrity artists, politicians, thought leaders, and world class activists. Now, she applies concierge practices, obsession with detail, excellence in execution, and knowledge of high performing teams, to company operations, systems development, and inter-team leadership.

Darion Lee -- Senior Associate -- Acquisitions & Finance (4-5 AR Crop)

Darion Lee

Senior Associate
Acquisitions & Finance

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Senior Associate – Acquisitions & Finance


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Ana Holland -- Project Manager -- Construction & Development (4-5 AR Crop)

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Project Manager
Construction & Development

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Project Manager - Construction & Development


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Nicholas Doan -- Project Manager --Construction & Development (4-5 AR Crop)

Nicholas Doan

Project Manager
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Nicholas Doan

Project Manager – Construction & Development


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Mr. Nicholas Doan joined Valiance Capital in 2018 to serve on the Construction and Development team tasked with executing on several company projects, including the entitlement of Valiance’s first planned zero-carbon-footprint student housing ground-up development located two blocks from UC Berkeley. Nicholas primary role is to grow and develop the construction management platform for Valiance. From project planning to acquisition support, Nicholas strives to develop the best strategies and methods to streamline information from the development team to our field teams. Areas of focus include project management, scheduling and budgeting, and creative problem-solving.

One of Nicholas’ dreams is to manage and oversee the custom-build a new house for his parents to retire in and spearhead the ground-up development of multifamily apartments on his family’s portfolio of real estate while applying his growing knowledge of the unprecedented tax-advantaged benefits of Qualified Opportunity Zones. Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning from UC Davis.

Tasha Haston -- Property & Operations Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

Tasha Haston

Property Operations Manager

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Property Operations Manager


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Tasha serves as our Property Operations Manager providing onsite & remote support encompassing all aspects of resident life serving our 12 properties with over 500 residents. Tasha joined The Berkeley Group in early 2017 bringing her strong background of over 20 years of customer service and management expertise to our Team. With this, she excels at guiding our Leasing, Community Management and Facilities Teams in providing an exceptional housing experience for our residents. She enjoys the fast paced, energetic, and results-oriented demeanor the Student Housing sector demands. Tasha believes that a strong ethical foundation and a commitment to excellence are key to success both in and out of the office. In her spare time, Tasha enjoys spending time with her husband and family, gardening, sewing, completing DIY projects and is passionate about her volunteer work for Canine Companions for Independence where she assists in training puppies to become service dogs!

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Mr. Bruno

Team Captain & Head of Culture

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Journey Tran -- Facilities Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

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Facilities Manager

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Thuy Nguyen Le -- Property & Operations Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

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Thomas Nguyen Associate -- Marketing & Creative (4-5 AR Crop)

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Creative Director

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With experience in photography and videography, and a goal to create captivating content, Thomas joined the Valiance Team to provide creative guidance and ideas to launch new impressive projects. Thomas’ role is to implement his creative vision and become the point of reference for any creative plan. Conceiving and implementing concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and overseeing them to completion, while also collaborating with account executives to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements. His goal is to achieve the best possible outcome of our projects both visually and essentially to meet customer expectations and drive our sustainable growth.

Hannah Solis -- Community Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

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Community Manager

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Jake Channell-- Community Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

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Community Manager

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Janae Briggs-- Community Manager (4-5 AR Crop)

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