Team

Our diverse team is organized based on functional expertise throughout all stages of the lending lifecycle from the first call to the closing table. BridgeInvest’s established track record of service has propelled us to become a best-in-class private real estate lender. We offer full-service dedication and acknowledged expertise in real estate lending, providing you with bespoke financing solutions.

Alex Horn

Managing Partner

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Alex Horn

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    Alex Horn is the Managing Partner and Founder of BridgeInvest. He is responsible for investment decisions and strategic direction of the firm. Under Alex’s leadership, BridgeInvest has successfully deployed close to $1 billion of capital across three closed-end private credit funds and become a leading private real estate lender in the Southeast and Central United States. Prior to founding BridgeInvest, Alex was a member of the Strategy & New Ventures team at SecondMarket (acquired by NASDAQ) where he was responsible for establishing new business lines for the firm. Alex graduated from Columbia University with B.A. in Economics.

    Ian Glaser

    Partner

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    Ian Glaser

    Partner

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      Ian is a Partner at BridgeInvest, responsible for capital origination, deal execution, structuring of investments, finance and daily operations. Prior to BridgeInvest, Ian focused on business development and capital origination within Credit Suisse’s Alternative Investments group, a global platform managing over $180 billion in hedge funds, credit, real estate and private equity strategies for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals. Ian directly contributed to over $2 billion in gross new assets from mandates won across both liquid and illiquid strategies. Ian is a graduate of Columbia University.

      Jon Gitman

      Partner

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      Jon Gitman

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        Jon is a Partner at BridgeInvest, responsible for deal origination, underwriting and expanding the company’s presence in new markets. Under Jon’s leadership, the company has increased annual origination to $250 million annually and completed over $1 billion of transactions. Prior to BridgeInvest, Jon was an Acquisitions Associate with Resource Real Estate where he was charged with the deployment of a $750 million private REIT focused on the acquisition and work-out of non-performing commercial real estate and real estate related debt throughout the United States.  In this capacity, Jon was directly responsible for the acquisition of over 20 investments totaling approximately $500 million in value. Jon is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in both finance and real estate.

        Daniel Stahl

        Director of Operations

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        Daniel Stahl

        Director of Operations

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          Daniel is Director of Operations at BridgeInvest, responsible for due diligence, deal execution, structuring and asset management. Prior to BridgeInvest, Daniel was a Bankruptcy/Specialty Accounts Manager with Wells Fargo Bank, where he led teams of Specialists focused on managing a $100 million high-risk personal property loan portfolio. He worked for Wells Fargo for over four years, maximizing the recovery of high risk accounts and implementing best practices that were adopted throughout the division. While at Wells Fargo Dealer Services, he assisted in consolidating the personal property bankruptcy and legal divisions into a single department based in Dallas, Texas. Daniel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

          Trent Brown

          Vice President

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          Trent Brown

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            Trent Brown is a Vice President of Originations, responsible for deal origination, underwriting and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent served as a Director of Investments for Flagship Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s Dallas office and worked with entrepreneurial project sponsors to originate and structure custom tailored equity and debt financing solutions. Prior to joining Flagship Capital Partners, he served as President for Home National Bank, leading the Kansas and Oklahoma lending and deposit gathering activities, and subsequently managed Freedom Mortgage’s regional CMBS originations team for the Southwest before leading principal acquisitions teams for SOHO Realty Partners and Fairway America Funds. Trent holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University, graduating magna cum laude, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and Professional Master of Banking from Louisiana State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).

            Trent Williams

            Vice President

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              Trent is Vice President of Asset Management for BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing the day to day management of loans from closing through payoff. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent was a Senior Consultant within Deloitte Advisory’s Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice where he advised large international government clients on portfolio challenges across real estate valued in excess of $1.0B. Prior to joining Deloitte, he managed over $100 million in large infrastructure and construction projects in the DC metro market for Shirley Contracting Company including high rise government facilities, highway improvements, and underground utilities. Trent is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he earned a Masters in Business Administration.

              Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

              Vice President

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              Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

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                Aaron is Vice President of Execution for BridgeInvest, responsible for due diligence and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Aaron founded a company focused on reducing patient medical debt. Prior to that, he was an attorney for a national law firm, representing developers and general contractors in complex construction and commercial litigation. He is an active member of the Florida Bar. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

                Natalia Esteban

                Vice President

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                Natalia Esteban

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                  Natalia Esteban is Vice President of Accounting at BridgeInvest, responsible for leading finance, compliance and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. Natalia brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience to the position, having previously served as Global Finance Project Manager for Mercer among other accounting and controller roles in the U.S. and Latin American locations. After Mercer, she served as Co-Founder and Controller for Volta Realty Group, a Miami-based boutique luxury high-end residential real estate investment and property management firm. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting, as well as a degree in Organic Chemistry.

                  Priscila Volpato

                  Associate

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                  Priscila Volpato

                  Associate

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                    Priscila is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for finance, compliance, accounting and reporting for the company and its series of credit funds. Prior to BridgeInvest, Priscila was an Accounting Manager with Accolade Construction and Breakstone Homes. Priscila is a graduate of Florida International University, where she majored in Finance.

                    Tyler Hinton, JD

                    Associate

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                    Tyler Hinton, JD

                    Associate

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                      Tyler is an Associate at BridgeInvest, responsible for capital origination, investment structuring, and marketing. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Tyler was a Consultant within PwC’s Real Estate and Asset Management practice, where he advised sovereign wealth funds and other large international investors on how to efficiently deploy capital. Tyler is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and is an active member of the New York Bar.

                      Jake Gabay

                      Analyst

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                      Jake Gabay

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                        Jake is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Jake is a graduate of Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, where he concentrated in Finance and minored in Real Estate.

                        Alec Raich

                        Analyst

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                        Alec Raich

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                          Alec is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution as well as investor relations. Prior to BridgeInvest, Alec worked in Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management division, where he supported his team in managing a book of business in excess of $3 billion. Alec is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where he majored in Finance and Accounting.

                          Angela Ruggiero

                          Analyst

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                          Angela Ruggiero

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                            Angela is an analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution, and due diligence. Angela is a graduate of the University of Miami’s College of Arts and Sciences where she studied Economics and Urban Studies.

                            Shayne Burgess

                            Analyst

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                            Shayne Burgess

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                              Shayne is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution, as well as company marketing. Shayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida College of Business and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

                              Viviana Soler

                              Staff Accountant

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                              Viviana Soler

                              Staff Accountant

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                                Viviana Soler is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest, responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. She previously served as an accountant at Riesco and Company, LLC, and brings more than a decade of tax and accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in treasury reporting and compliance for political campaigns. Viviana is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she earned a Masters of Professional Accounting.

                                Josh Lara

                                Staff Accountant

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                                Josh Lara

                                Staff Accountant

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                                  Josh Lara is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest, responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. He previously served as an Internal Auditor at Lennar, and brings more than 3 years of accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in financial reporting and internal control frameworks. Josh is a graduate of Florida International University, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting.

                                  Megan McKenty

                                  Office Administrator

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                                  Megan McKenty

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                                    Megan is the Office Administrator for BridgeInvest, responsible for managing daily office operations and administrative functions for each of BridgeInvest’s vertically integrated teams. She brings more than a decade of operational experience to BridgeInvest, including several leadership roles in the restaurant and food service and event planning industries.  Megan holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts in British History from Louisiana State University.

                                    Alex Horn

                                    Managing Partner

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                                    Alex Horn

                                    Managing Partner

                                    Alex Horn is the Managing Partner and Founder of BridgeInvest. He is responsible for investment decisions and strategic direction of the firm. Under Alex’s leadership, BridgeInvest has successfully deployed close to $1 billion of capital across three closed-end private credit funds and become a leading private real estate lender in the Southeast and Central United States. Prior to founding BridgeInvest, Alex was a member of the Strategy & New Ventures team at SecondMarket (acquired by NASDAQ) where he was responsible for establishing new business lines for the firm. Alex graduated from Columbia University with B.A. in Economics.

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                                      Ian Glaser

                                      Partner

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                                      Ian Glaser

                                      Partner

                                      Ian is a Partner at BridgeInvest, responsible for capital origination, deal execution, structuring of investments, finance and daily operations. Prior to BridgeInvest, Ian focused on business development and capital origination within Credit Suisse’s Alternative Investments group, a global platform managing over $180 billion in hedge funds, credit, real estate and private equity strategies for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals. Ian directly contributed to over $2 billion in gross new assets from mandates won across both liquid and illiquid strategies. Ian is a graduate of Columbia University.

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                                        Jon Gitman

                                        Partner

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                                        Jon Gitman

                                        Partner

                                        Jon is a Partner at BridgeInvest, responsible for deal origination, underwriting and expanding the company’s presence in new markets. Under Jon’s leadership, the company has increased annual origination to $250 million annually and completed over $1 billion of transactions. Prior to BridgeInvest, Jon was an Acquisitions Associate with Resource Real Estate where he was charged with the deployment of a $750 million private REIT focused on the acquisition and work-out of non-performing commercial real estate and real estate related debt throughout the United States.  In this capacity, Jon was directly responsible for the acquisition of over 20 investments totaling approximately $500 million in value. Jon is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in both finance and real estate.

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                                          Daniel Stahl

                                          Director of Operations

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                                          Daniel Stahl

                                          Director of Operations

                                          Daniel is Director of Operations at BridgeInvest, responsible for due diligence, deal execution, structuring and asset management. Prior to BridgeInvest, Daniel was a Bankruptcy/Specialty Accounts Manager with Wells Fargo Bank, where he led teams of Specialists focused on managing a $100 million high-risk personal property loan portfolio. He worked for Wells Fargo for over four years, maximizing the recovery of high risk accounts and implementing best practices that were adopted throughout the division. While at Wells Fargo Dealer Services, he assisted in consolidating the personal property bankruptcy and legal divisions into a single department based in Dallas, Texas. Daniel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

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                                            Trent Brown

                                            Vice President

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                                            Trent Brown

                                            Vice President

                                            Trent Brown is a Vice President of Originations, responsible for deal origination, underwriting and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent served as a Director of Investments for Flagship Capital Partners, where he led the firm’s Dallas office and worked with entrepreneurial project sponsors to originate and structure custom tailored equity and debt financing solutions. Prior to joining Flagship Capital Partners, he served as President for Home National Bank, leading the Kansas and Oklahoma lending and deposit gathering activities, and subsequently managed Freedom Mortgage’s regional CMBS originations team for the Southwest before leading principal acquisitions teams for SOHO Realty Partners and Fairway America Funds. Trent holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University, graduating magna cum laude, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and Professional Master of Banking from Louisiana State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).

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                                              Trent Williams

                                              Vice President

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                                              Trent Williams

                                              Vice President

                                              Trent is Vice President of Asset Management for BridgeInvest, responsible for overseeing the day to day management of loans from closing through payoff. Prior to BridgeInvest, Trent was a Senior Consultant within Deloitte Advisory’s Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice where he advised large international government clients on portfolio challenges across real estate valued in excess of $1.0B. Prior to joining Deloitte, he managed over $100 million in large infrastructure and construction projects in the DC metro market for Shirley Contracting Company including high rise government facilities, highway improvements, and underground utilities. Trent is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he earned a Masters in Business Administration.

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                                                Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

                                                Vice President

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                                                Aaron Wasserstrom, JD

                                                Vice President

                                                Aaron is Vice President of Execution for BridgeInvest, responsible for due diligence and deal execution. Prior to BridgeInvest, Aaron founded a company focused on reducing patient medical debt. Prior to that, he was an attorney for a national law firm, representing developers and general contractors in complex construction and commercial litigation. He is an active member of the Florida Bar. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

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                                                  Natalia Esteban

                                                  Vice President

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                                                  Natalia Esteban

                                                  Vice President

                                                  Natalia Esteban is Vice President of Accounting at BridgeInvest, responsible for leading finance, compliance and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. Natalia brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience to the position, having previously served as Global Finance Project Manager for Mercer among other accounting and controller roles in the U.S. and Latin American locations. After Mercer, she served as Co-Founder and Controller for Volta Realty Group, a Miami-based boutique luxury high-end residential real estate investment and property management firm. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting, as well as a degree in Organic Chemistry.

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                                                    Priscila Volpato

                                                    Associate

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                                                    Priscila Volpato

                                                    Associate

                                                    Priscila is an Associate at BridgeInvest responsible for finance, compliance, accounting and reporting for the company and its series of credit funds. Prior to BridgeInvest, Priscila was an Accounting Manager with Accolade Construction and Breakstone Homes. Priscila is a graduate of Florida International University, where she majored in Finance.

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                                                      Tyler Hinton, JD

                                                      Associate

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                                                      Tyler Hinton, JD

                                                      Associate

                                                      Tyler is an Associate at BridgeInvest, responsible for capital origination, investment structuring, and marketing. Prior to joining BridgeInvest, Tyler was a Consultant within PwC’s Real Estate and Asset Management practice, where he advised sovereign wealth funds and other large international investors on how to efficiently deploy capital. Tyler is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and is an active member of the New York Bar.

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                                                        Jake Gabay

                                                        Analyst

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                                                        Jake Gabay

                                                        Analyst

                                                        Jake is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution and due diligence. Jake is a graduate of Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, where he concentrated in Finance and minored in Real Estate.

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                                                          Alec Raich

                                                          Analyst

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                                                          Alec Raich

                                                          Analyst

                                                          Alec is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution as well as investor relations. Prior to BridgeInvest, Alec worked in Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management division, where he supported his team in managing a book of business in excess of $3 billion. Alec is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where he majored in Finance and Accounting.

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                                                            Angela Ruggiero

                                                            Analyst

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                                                            Angela Ruggiero

                                                            Analyst

                                                            Angela is an analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for asset management, deal execution, and due diligence. Angela is a graduate of the University of Miami’s College of Arts and Sciences where she studied Economics and Urban Studies.

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                                                              Shayne Burgess

                                                              Analyst

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                                                              Shayne Burgess

                                                              Analyst

                                                              Shayne is an Analyst at BridgeInvest responsible for deal origination, underwriting and execution, as well as company marketing. Shayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida College of Business and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

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                                                                Viviana Soler

                                                                Staff Accountant

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                                                                Viviana Soler

                                                                Staff Accountant

                                                                Viviana Soler is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest, responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. She previously served as an accountant at Riesco and Company, LLC, and brings more than a decade of tax and accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in treasury reporting and compliance for political campaigns. Viviana is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she earned a Masters of Professional Accounting.

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                                                                  Josh Lara

                                                                  Staff Accountant

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                                                                  Josh Lara

                                                                  Staff Accountant

                                                                  Josh Lara is a Staff Accountant at BridgeInvest, responsible for finance, compliance, and accounting for the company and its series of credit funds. He previously served as an Internal Auditor at Lennar, and brings more than 3 years of accounting experience, including specialized knowledge in financial reporting and internal control frameworks. Josh is a graduate of Florida International University, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting.

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                                                                    Megan McKenty

                                                                    Office Administrator

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                                                                    Megan McKenty

                                                                    Office Administrator

                                                                    Megan is the Office Administrator for BridgeInvest, responsible for managing daily office operations and administrative functions for each of BridgeInvest’s vertically integrated teams. She brings more than a decade of operational experience to BridgeInvest, including several leadership roles in the restaurant and food service and event planning industries.  Megan holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts in British History from Louisiana State University.
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