Investment Specialists health care & senior living investment specialists
Matt Monson CEO, Managing Director
Matt R. Monson, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, founded DRAFT Capital in 2018 to invest in growth opportunities within the health care and senior living industries on behalf of its investors and strategic partners by executing on a commitment of excellence and collaboration. Matt’s expertise in real estate and operational investments, financial management, capital structuring, executive consulting, and mergers and acquisitions extends over two decades, a wide array of transactions and over $7 billion in acquisitions, dispositions, and development.
Prior to founding DRAFT Capital, Matt was instrumental in the launch of the health care and senior living real estate company Invesque Inc. (TSX: IVQ.U), its successful IPO in June 2016, and growth to $1.2 billion in AUM through the acquisition of more than one hundred medical office, senior living and skilled nursing properties across North America. During his tenure, he directed the company’s investment team where he oversaw origination, underwriting, structuring, and closing of acquisitions and third-party developments.
Prior to Invesque, Matt was Director of Medical Facilities and Director of Corporate Investments at Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), where his team oversaw the financial and operating performance of key operating partners and transacted on medical and senior living communities throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
Matt graduated from Cornell University with both an M.B.A. from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and an M.P.S. in real estate from the Baker Program. He is an active member of the Cornell Real Estate Council, the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures, and an advisory board at Brigham Young University, where he graduated with a B.S. in construction management.
David Gray CFO, Managing Director
David Gray, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, leads DRAFT Capital’s investment underwriting and asset management platform. His expertise in real estate operations and management is a fundamental driver in the company’s ability to create efficiencies, capitalize on value-add opportunities, and maximize investment values.
Prior to joining DRAFT Capital, David served as the Americas’ Real Estate Executive at Rolls Royce and was responsible for leading real estate capital projects and operations. He previously served as global controller for its real estate group and managed the company’s $750 million operating expenditure program and oversaw more than $1 billion in capital investments. David also developed and led risk management and performance management for Rolls Royce and its various global finance and mitigation programs throughout the U.K., Germany, Singapore, and the Nordics.
Prior to Rolls Royce, David was a national program manager for the Public Building Service, responsible for leading various investment programs and committees that ultimately led to the reduction of annual operating costs of more than $50 million annually over his six-year tenure. He has successfully originated and managed multiple real estate investment contracts that have included underwriting, property, and asset management services.
David graduated from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. with both a Master of Finance (M.S.F.) and an MBA. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate from Brigham Young University.
Doug Ellis Co-Founder | ASQ Consulting
Douglas Ellis is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of ASQ Consulting. Previously, Mr. Ellis was a Managing Director in the Dispute & Legal Management Consulting Practice at Duff & Phelps, based in Houston. With nearly two decades of experience as a business advisor and financial consultant, Mr. Ellis specializes in strategy, valuation, complex financial analysis, damages, and licensing of intellectual property rights. He has provided dispute support in over 200 cases and has testified in Federal and State Courts.
Mr. Ellis’ industry experience includes aviation, biotechnology, construction, consumer goods, energy, financial services, manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, retail, semiconductors, software telecommunications, and transportation, among others.
Mr. Ellis earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, PA; J.D. from Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO; and B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. His professional affiliations include the Illinois and D.C. Bar Associations; Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, The American Bar Association and the Licensing Executives Society.
John Murphy President | Ivy Tech Foundation
John M. Murphy is a senior insurance executive whose career spans more than 45 years. He is currently President of Ivy Tech Foundation, the largest community college foundation in the United States. Under his leadership he has set forth a new strategic direction and significantly increased donations, including six year of record donations. Prior to Ivy Tech he was Managing Director of Wells Fargo Insurance Services Inc., the fourth largest insurance broker internationally where he was a key member of the leadership team and a founder of the former company Acordia, Inc. Additionally, he co-founded the Wells Fargo Marketing Expansion Committee and was a member of the Corporate International Cross Sell Strategy Advisory Board.
Prior to Wells Fargo, John was a member of the executive team that took Anthem to the New York Stock Exchange in 2001. As President of Anthem’s Specialty Business, he increased revenue from $300 million to $1.4 billion as well as managed and directed Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana and Kentucky, producing $3 billion in revenue across the bi-state. In addition, he was President and CEO of Anthem Life and Acordia Senior Benefits, Inc. and headed the integration of all administrative operations for Anthem of Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.
John earned a B.S. in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from St John's University in New York and has attended executive certification programs at Northwestern, Michigan, and Indiana Universities. John has served on numerous for-profit subsidiary boards and non-profit boards. He has been asked to serve on corporate pension, information technology, and international marketing committees and task forces. John has been the recipient of numerous sales and civic leadership awards. He has also served on boards for both Genstar Capital and Silverpoint Capital.
Dylan Tarr Development Director
Dylan Tarr serves as DRAFT Capital’s Development Director with oversight of its investments in development, rehab, and expansion projects as well as general physical facilities and environmental matters related to the company’s acquisitions. Dylan brings more than 15 years of construction and design experience in health care and large-scale projects throughout the U.S. as well as expertise in implementing strategic and efficient approaches to commercial real estate development. Previously, Dylan was a development director at one of the largest post acute care development companies in the country, Mainstreet, where he oversaw each phase of development, from market identification to project delivery.
Previously, Dylan was a development director at one of the largest post acute care development companies in the country, Mainstreet, where he oversaw each phase of development, from market identification to project delivery. Dylan also headed up project management for Gresham, Smith and Partners where he led a civil engineering team for one of the largest Dollar General developers in the country and provided due diligence, entitlement, design, permitting, and construction administration for over 600 projects across 13 states over a seven-year period.
Prior to Gresham, Smith and Partners, Dylan held roles in construction management, development and design for a wide variety of projects from single-family residential subdivisions to medical research and health care projects on the campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dylan is a licensed professional civil engineer and a graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a degree in civil engineering.
Abdulrahman Alnamnakani Financial Engineering Analyst
Abdulrahman Alnamnakani, Draft Capital’s Financial Engineering Analyst holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a graduate certificate in Engineering Management from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He also holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma, a certificate in Lean principles, and is knowledgeable in applied statistics. Abdulrahman is passionate about applying engineering concepts and techniques in business and management, especially in real estate and health care.
Prior to joining Draft Capital, Abdulrahman worked at Al-Mahamed Al-Haditha Est., an investment company specializing in real estate development and operations, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His responsibilities included conducting market studies and analysis, property and project management, and assisting top-level executives with operations and decision making.
Combining his technical and financial skillset with his business acumen, Abdulrahman works to build detailed financial models that provide investors with a high level of confidence in their investments.
April Evans Project Manager, Administrative Assistant
April Evans, administrative assistant and project manager, offers the professional support and dedication that the DRAFT Capital team counts on to maximize their productivity. With over 20 years of experience supporting policies and procedures, coordinating operations, and managing the best practices of various organizations, her focus and attention to detail strengthens the foundation of DRAFT Capital.
Her roles as Human Resource Specialist and Business Administrator at Premiere Credit and Entercom Communications brought stability in human resources during transition periods of corporate acquisitions. Her unique approach to workforce relations created new communications cultures and her emphasis on efficiency streamlined antiquated processes. The unique quality that April brings to her position and her responsibilities is the pride she takes in the success of the organization.
Throughout April's career, her leadership modeled not only policy and procedure support, but enhancement. As Director of Unity In His Hands she shared her passion for youth and concern for their well-being, safety, and education. She, along with her family pours this same passion into Autism support communities like TopSoccer and Autism Sports Network.
Vee Kimbrell Fund & Private Equity Advisor
Vee Kimbrell brings 20 years of experience in launching funds, raising equity, building brands, and structuring investment products in the Senior Living and Medical Office sectors.
Rachel Paul Accounting Director
Rachel brings 25 years of experience as a CPA with expertise in developing tax advantageous investment structures, real estate accounting, and fund accounting. Rachel plays a critical role in underwriting assets quality of earnings and transitioning assets from the acquisitions team to DRAFT Capitals asset management and reporting platform.
Don Bozeman Strategic Tax Advisor
Don Bozeman is a key advisor to DRAFT Capital for corporate, fund, and investment structuring. Don is a Partner at Katz, Sapper & Miller and a tax and accounting specialist with expertise in senior living, medical office, and life science. Don oversees tax and compliance matters for DRAFT Capital.
ASQ Consulting Group provides premier economic consulting services with expertise in dispute consulting, valuation, business strategy & performance improvement. ASQ provides multi-disciplined consulting solutions for today’s most challenging business issues. Their mission is to bring their intellectual horsepower and over 200 collective years of experience to bear on the issues their clients face. With a proven track record, they believe the best answers come from asking the right questions.
Artis Advisors LLC is an investment banking firm providing strategic capital markets advisory and placement services for commercial real estate firms.
Artis emphasizes rigorous risk assessment, tailored transaction structuring and selectivity in choosing client engagements. Their firm is dedicated to delivering highly targeted, professional and customized financing solutions to meet clients' objectives.
Artis raises equity and debt capital for discretionary funds, separate accounts, corporate growth equity, new acquisitions and asset- and portfolio-level recapitalizations. Their professionals bring a focused approach, access to a diversified and global investor base and deep real estate industry expertise. Their clients are integrated property investors and operators positioned to outperform industry benchmarks based on the strength of their executive teams and active management strategies.
As agents, advisors and principals, Artis Advisors' professionals have been involved in over 190 real estate transactions with total value of over $11 billion.
Securities are placed through Montage Securities LLC
An experienced leader in providing financial consulting services to Healthcare Lenders, Healthcare Investors, and the Healthcare Providers they work with. Whether you are providing capital to healthcare companies or are a healthcare provider, the healthcare industry has unique issues related to reimbursement, practice management and for lenders, securitization of assets.
EXPERIENCE – BY&S has over 100 years of combined experience in management positions, consulting and lender services including field exams and portfolio management.
EXPERTISE – BY&S has served in a variety of roles in healthcare including CFO, Controller, Treasurer, VP Reimbursement and field exams for Asset Based, Real Estate and Cash Flow loans, as well as portfolio management and underwriting.
DEDICATION –Focused on the healthcare segment. Each of their principals and senior consultants has many years of industry experience in healthcare. They make sure each engagement is run by one of our senior staff members and that each project is tailored to the client's specific needs so that the client's goals for the project can be met.
Located in Indianapolis, IN, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is a business law firm providing transactional, litigation and government services to clients across a variety of industries and business sectors. BGD provides comprehensive services to our long-term care and senior living clients. The firm began servicing this segment of the health care industry in the late 1960s, when several of its prominent attorneys organized and developed ExtendiCare, a skilled nursing company that later became Humana Inc.
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