Econohomes is led by an experienced core of industry professionals that have made us one of the top REO companies around. Operating in the real estate investing business takes an enormous amount of creative vision and strategy that the Econohomes Officers and Directors possess. It is the leadership of these individuals that has made Econohomes the leading online property investment company it is today.
Officers and Directors
Jeff Ball is our President and a member of our Board of Directors.
He is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our business. Most recently, Jeff was the Global Head of Semiconductor Investment Banking at JPMorgan. At JPMorgan, Jeff's clients included some of the largest technology companies in the world, including Intel and Texas Instruments. Prior to JPMorgan, Jeff was a corporate securities attorney at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich (now DLA Piper). Jeff received his JD and MBA from Santa Clara University. He received his BA in Economics and Theology from Georgetown University.
Bill Kerley is our Chief Financial Officer.
Most recently, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations for WhiteGlove Health from April 2009 to April 2013. Prior to WhiteGlove, Bill was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of The Collective Group, LLC, an IT services company, from October 2007 to April 2009. In addition, Bill served as Chief Operating Officer of Services of MTI Technology Corporation from July 2006 to October 2007 as well as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Collective Technologies, LLC, from October 2000 to July 2006. Prior to Collective Technologies, he was Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of JDN Realty Corporation from 1993 to 2000. He earned a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Matt Matza is our Vice President of Corporate Development,
where he is responsible for spearheading our capital raising efforts and other strategic initiatives. Most recently, Matt was Managing Director for Cypress Real Estate Advisors where he led capital market activities and oversight for investment acquisitions, dispositions, and asset management activities. Matt's involvement with Cypress included the investment of over $700 million in equity across various asset classes. Prior to joining Cypress Matt worked in Houston, Texas, for Centennial Ventures, a venture capital firm, where he evaluated investment opportunities in the telecom sector. Matt also worked in San Francisco, California, for McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, where he advised clients across various industries. Matt received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Masters in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business