John is the leader behind Avondale’s investment strategies. His experience as an investor, as a former client of financial service firms, and as a private lender led to the creation of the Avondale companies. Prior to starting a career as an investment manager, John spent 10 years in consulting and business valuation. His educational background includes a bachelors degree in Finance from TCU, a CIMA® certification taught in conjunction with the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate in Financial Planning from Southern Methodist University. He also serves on the Board of Cenergistic LLC, a portfolio company of the venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Dominique leads our compliance program, managing all the bookkeeping and regulatory requirements as a state registered investment advisor and private investment fund. In addition, her extensive experience working with residential real estate investors and title companies is a valuable resource as the Fund Operator for Avondale Private Lending, where she evaluates loans, properties and borrowers. Her prior work experience includes administrative roles at Nicox, the non-profit A Wish with Wings, and Theo Executive Group. She graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.