Gary R. Garrabrant
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gary R. Garrabrant is our Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Garrabrant is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Jaguar Growth Partners Group, LLC (“Jaguar”), as well as JGP. Mr. Garrabrant has been the Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar, as well as JGP since their formation in 2013. Prior to the creation of Jaguar, Mr. Garrabrant co-founded Equity International in 1999 and was Chief Executive Officer and Director from 1996 to 2012. He was the principal architect of Equity International, providing strategic direction and overseeing all of the company’s activities and investment portfolio. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Garrabrant was Executive Vice President of Equity Group Investments, responsible for private investments and capital markets, leading the acquisition of California Real Estate Investment Trust and the creation of Capital Trust. Previously Mr. Garrabrant co-founded Genesis Realty Capital Management and held leadership roles in the investment banking divisions of Chemical Bank and Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Garrabrant served as chairperson, vice chairperson and director of a number of companies spanning multiple continents across various sectors, including office, industrial and retail property, logistics, homebuilding, specialty finance, investment management and hospitality. Mr. Garrabrant is a former member of the University of Cambridge Real Estate Finance Advisory Board and the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business Advisory Council, where he conceived and established the Garrabrant International Internship Program. He is a former Advisory Board member of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at Notre Dame. He is a member of the Misericordia Advisory Board and the Endowment Investment Committee, a trustee of the Naples Children & Education Foundation (sponsor of the Naples Winter Wine Festival), a member of the Peconic Land Trust President’s Council and a supporter of the Ovarian Cancer Translational Gene Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Mr. Garrabrant graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Finance and completed the Dartmouth Institute at Dartmouth College. Mr. Garrabrant is well qualified to serve as director because he brings decades of leadership and knowledge drawing from his experiences as Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of both Equity International and JGP. He has a strong track record of investing and building companies in diversified sectors including logistics, retail, homebuilding, hospitality, healthcare, specialty finance, real estate and technology.
Thomas J. McDonald
President and Director
Thomas J. McDonald is our President and one of our directors. Mr. McDonald is co-founder of Jaguar and JGP. Mr. McDonald has been Managing Partner of Jaguar as well as Managing Partner and Head of Americas of JGP since their formation in 2013. Mr. McDonald has served as a managing member of Jaguar Growth Asset Management, LLC since 2013. Mr. McDonald serves on the boards of directors for Hoteles City Express (BMV: HCITY), LatAm Logistics Properties, Opea Securitizadora SA, and Bresco, and previously for Vesta (BMV: VESTA), Aliansce Sonae SA (BZ: ALSO3), Gafisa (NYSE: GFA), BR Malls (BZ: BRML3), Tenda (BZ: TNDA3), Parque Arauco (SNSE: PARAUCO), Bracor, AGV Logistics, and Brazilian Finance and Real Estate. Prior to the creation of Jaguar, Mr. McDonald was the Chief Strategic Officer of Equity International. He was primarily responsible for developing its collaborative, partner-oriented investment style through establishing, building and optimizing relationships, as well as coordinating investment and portfolio management activities. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. McDonald was Executive Vice President of Anixter International (NYSE: AXE) responsible for global sales. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. McDonald resided in Argentina and was responsible for establishing operating businesses for Anixter in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela and Colombia. Previously Mr. McDonald resided in Mexico and Puerto Rico, holding operating and business development leadership roles with American Airlines and Quadrum SA de CV. Mr. McDonald is a member of the Emeritus Board of IES Abroad, and former member of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business Global Advisory Board. Mr. McDonald founded, and is President of the board of Coprodeli USA, a non-profit supporting the integral development of Peru’s impoverished. Mr. McDonald is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and conversant in French. Mr. McDonald graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Mr. McDonald is well qualified to serve as director due to his extensive experience in private equity investing in emerging markets over the past 24 years and his extensive public company, private company and non-for-profit board experience.
Anthony R. Page
Chief Financial Officer
Anthony R. Page, our Chief Financial Officer, has been the Chief Risk Officer of JGP since February 2022 and previously served as JGP’s Head of Risk Management from January 2021 to February 2022 and senior advisor from 2015 to 2020. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Page served as Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Mortgage Investments for Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: CMO). From 2001 to 2015, Mr. Page served as Managing Partner of Perimone Investment Partners. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Page was a principal at Apollo Real Estate Advisors focusing on international investments while residing in New York and Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr. Page served as the Chief Financial Officer for Boston-based Winthrop Financial Associates and First Winthrop Corporation. Mr. Page is a member of the board of directors and Secretary of the Dallas Housing Finance Corp., and a member of the boards of directors of Brilliant China (a leading integrated developer, operator, and investment manager of logistics warehouses and related industrial properties in China), the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, Uptown Dallas Inc., and the Uptown Success Alliance, Inc., as well as the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce Advisory Board. Mr. Page is a CFA Charterholder, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, was previously a certified public accountant, graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Commerce and completed the Advanced Management Development Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.