David Beidler is vice president of business development at Advantage Capital. In his role, David primarily focuses on sourcing state and federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit investments for affordable housing projects concentrated in Georgia, Oklahoma and South Carolina.
David brings over 21 years of commercial real estate experience, including more than 11 years of experience in sourcing state Historic Tax Credits and federal New Markets Tax Credit investments to the Advantage Capital team. Most recently, he was a tax credit Acquisitions Manager at Foss and Company and prior to that with the National Trust Community Investment Corporation in a similar role.
David received his MBA and master’s degree in regional and urban planning from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of St. Thomas.
Chloe Coniaris is a senior associate at Advantage Capital. As a member of the national expansion team, she focuses on the firm’s economic development, public policy and public finance initiatives at the state and local level.
Prior to joining Advantage Capital, Chloe clerked with the Honorable William P. Doyle of the Federal Maritime Commission and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Leo M. Gordon at the U.S. Court of International Trade. During law school, she was a research assistant to John Marshall Harlan II, Professor of Law, and the first woman national President of the American Civil Liberties Union, Nadine Strossen. She also competed in the prestigious Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, and the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Chloe received her J.D. from New York Law School, where she was awarded the School’s Public Service Certificate in recognition of her significant pro bono service and public interest work with the school’s Legislative Advocacy Clinic and the New York Civil Liberties Union. She earned her joint bachelor’s degree with honors in international relations and art history from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Chloe is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.
Maurice Doyle has extensive experience in the capital markets and investment banking industry. In his role as managing director, he has chief responsibility for the firm’s fundraising and investor relations activities and serves as the principal contact for many of the firm’s insurance industry investors.
Prior to joining Advantage Capital, Maurice was a senior vice president at UBS Securities, a vice president of Credit Suisse First Boston and a vice president with Winthrop Securities, where he was involved in financing large multiphase real estate development projects.
Maurice received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Ryan Dressler is a principal at Advantage Capital where he is a member of the expansion and fundraising teams.
Prior to joining the firm, Ryan was director of new site development for a national nonprofit leadership organization based in Richmond, Virginia. He has a varied background in sales, strategic growth and early-stage business formation.
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.
Keith Freeman is a principal at Advantage Capital where he identifies and screens potential new investment opportunities, performs due diligence, negotiates and closes transactions and manages existing investments. He is primarily focused on investments made by Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners.
Prior to joining Advantage Capital, Keith served as a managing director for AGR Partners Inc, a California-based investment firm that focuses on providing capital to leading agribusinesses and food companies. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s deal originations, investment analysis procedures and transaction negotiations.
Keith received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and his bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University.
Gregory Hulecki serves as a venture partner for Advantage Capital and brings more than 30 years of private equity investing experience to the firm. Mr. Hulecki was a partner and founder of FA Technology Ventures, an independent, established venture capital firm that invests in early stage technology companies in targeted emerging technology sectors. Previously, he was a managing director and founder of Seacoast Capital, a growth equity fund. Prior to founding Seacoast, Greg managed the investment portfolio of Signal Capital. Mr. Hulecki also worked as a principal at Capital Growth Partners, a middle market private equity firm, and Venture Founders, an early stage technology venture capital firm.
Mr. Hulecki earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His community involvement includes recruiting and screening entrepreneurs for Springboard Enterprises, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating women’s access to the venture capital markets. In addition, he has worked with mentors from the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, comprised of successful entrepreneurs and investors who assist technologies and startups in spinning out of the University.
Swetha Krishnakumar is an associate on the investment team at Advantage Capital. Focusing on equity investments, she is involved in due diligence efforts, screening potential opportunities and monitoring portfolio companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Swetha interned at Fortress Investment Group while studying for her MBA. Additionally, she worked in social venture capital and social entrepreneurship in India with Villgro and as a marketing analyst with Gas South, a natural gas marketer.
Swetha received her MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and her bachelor’s degrees in industrial engineering and international affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Tim Perusek is a principal at Advantage Capital. As a member of the Investment group, he is responsible for sourcing, due diligence and valuation analysis of current and prospective investments. Tim supports the firm’s Southeast investment footprint.
Tim joins us most recently from SunTrust, where he served as a senior vice president in the Corporate Finance Specialty Group. Prior to SunTrust, he spent 27 years at GE Capital, working in a variety of corporate finance roles including regional management, business development and underwriting and credit.
Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida.
Jim Rieker joined Advantage Capital as a vice president of syndication. In this role, he is responsible for business development for the syndication team.
Jim brings to the team extensive knowledge of affordable housing development, having led and directed business development and expansion of portfolios within the Midwest and Southeast. Prior to joining the firm, he served as president and CEO of Midwest Housing Equity Group Inc., a regional tax credit syndicator in the Midwest. He has also served as the assistant housing director at the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority, where he specialized in affordable housing and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. Jim has experience cultivating LIHTC loan programs and leading operations at a regional tax credit syndicator in the southeastern U.S.
Jim received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He has been actively engaged in the National Association of State and Local Equity Funds and the National Home Builders Housing Credit Group.
Adam Suberi is director of financial planning and analysis at Advantage Capital. As a member of the firm’s investment group, he is responsible for analyzing investments and portfolio companies in Missouri.
Prior to joining the firm, Adam worked as an associate at A.G. Edwards & Sons in the Investment Banking Capital Markets Group. He also worked for three years as a member of the Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Group at Fitch Ratings, Inc., where he assessed the financial risk of bonds structured by investment banks.
Adam earned his MBA from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University.