David Lichtenger, CEO
David Lichtenger is an active real estate investor as well as a proven entrepreneur and executive with over 25 years of real estate and construction experience. He has a well-established track record in Non-Agency RMBS, Residential Fix and Flip, multi-family and single-family rentals. David also has extensive experience as a borrower for both single family homes and multi-family units. He is currently the Managing Partner of both U. S. Residential Opportunity Fund LP, Intrepid Capital Investments and the Co-Managing Partner of Boost Lending.
In addition, David has ownership interests in both multi-family and single-family residential investments throughout the country. He controls or has had an equity interest in over 4,200 single family homes and multi-family units. David has also been involved in various capacities in building well over 5 million square feet of commercial and residential projects throughout his career. Prior to starting IFS (Design Build Company) in 1999, David was involved in various real estate development projects in New York City as well as founding and managing his own contracting company.
David has been active in many not-for-profits and associations including: Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research SIEPR (Advisory Board), Sheriffs’ Advisory Board of Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring (EPATT) Board Member, LifeMoves (formerly InnVision Shelter Networks) Board Member and The Triple “C” Foundation (Board & Founder). He was also the Chairman of the Scientific & Medical Research Facilities Working Group of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM); David oversaw the bid process and award of over $300 Million Dollars to build twelve Stem Cell Research Facilities across California. The total project costs of these Stem Cell Facilities exceeded $1.1 Billion Dollars. David attended Rutgers University and Columbia University. David is the father of two adult sons, and resides in Palo Alto, California with his wife Sylvia.
Jennifer Kelleher, VP of Finance
Jen has 20+ years of accounting experience in industries including public accounting, real estate, venture capital and small business. Jen started her career in the audit division at Deloitte, focusing on banking and real estate clients. When Jen transitioned to private industry, her career became focused in real estate, working as a special projects accountant for a REIT in southern California, as an assistant controller for a large real estate developer in southwest Ohio, and eventually, a controller for a property management company.
Just prior to joining Intrepid Capital, Jen had been working as an independent contractor for JSK Consulting. Jen’s primary client was a venture capital company where she served as part-time Controller for several Funds and managed both the audits and investor relations.
Jen attended the University of Notre Dame. She is the mother of four daughters and currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband Keven and her two youngest children.