Founding Partner & Chairman, Valeo Groupe Americas
Ted currently serves as the Executive Chairman and Managing Partner of Valeo Groupe, a multinational, niche focused, vertically integrated housing company with interests in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Scandinavia and the United States.
Prior to founding Valeo Groupe in 2014, he Co-founded Campus Crest Communities (NYSE:CCG) where he served as Chairman and CEO prior to leaving to manage his private investments in his family holding company, TXG Capital. Ted grew Campus Crest from a start up to the second
largest student housing platform in the world, with over 50,000 beds in the US and Canada in over 70 markets and total assets in both JV and Wholly owned properties in excess of $2.3b USD with consolidated Net Operating Income of $101mm and EBITDA of approximately $91.1mm in 10 years.
Ted started his career as an investment banker at Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York in corporate finance with a focus on real estate finance. He is a board member of the Regional board of the Environmental Defense Fund and a Board member of the Center for Living Environments and Regeneration.
Additionally, he served as lead director and Chairman of the Governance Committee for Fortegra Financial, a public specialty insurance company traded on the NYSE.
Ted received his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Magna Cum Laude from The Citadel.