Team

Managing Partner, COO and Head of Development

Michael Ayala

Mike Ayala has been active in construction and management since he was 15 years old. He graduated from the Associated Builders and Contractors 4-year project management program at age 22 and then became a licensed instructor. Shortly thereafter, his first project was the management and oversight of a multi- million-dollar casino remodel.

By age 24, Mike founded his first construction company and has been involved with over 2,000 projects totaling over $1 billion, including hospitals, courthouses, federal buildings, casinos, mills, gold-processing facilities, civil projects, multi-family homes, and shopping centers. Of the companies he started, most notable is the construction company that scaled quickly to more than 100 employees and sold at a $12 million valuation, making it onto the Inc. 2009 “2500 Fastest Growing Companies in America”
list. Additionally, Mike currently owns 160 Mobile Home lots, has renovated over 500 units, and manages over $1M a year in rents under management.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

ANDREW LANOIE

Andrew is an expert at building teams and connecting people with opportunities. Formerly a Talent Agent at William Morris for 16 years, he represented some of the world’s biggest celebrities, including Tim Allen, Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, and Peter Frampton, to name a few.

In 2009, Andrew began investing in the alternative asset class and acquired over 100 income producing assets in less than 48 months. During this timeframe, he discovered a massive gap in the market (and the opportunity) and chose to leave the agency to pursue the lucrative opportunities in the private investment sector.

Due his Andrew’s success, he was approached by business associates and friends who were interested in partnering with his companies. Upon counsel, he decided to  form a private investment group to allow qualified investors to co-invest with his group. Once Andrew discovered and found success in the private investment sector, he chose to never invest in Wall Street again.

Andrew will focus the growth of the company through strategic partnerships, scaling the companies, and investor relations.

Managing Partner, CFO, and General Counsel

MAURICIO J RAULD, ESQ

Mauricio Rauld is a California licensed attorney with over 17 years of experience. His expertise is in private placements and asset protection and has helped clients raise well in excess $100 million in capital through Reg D offerings. Mauricio assists with capital raising while ensuring compliance across all governing authorities. Mauricio was selected as a Southern California Rising Star by the Southern California Super Lawyers magazine, which recognized him as a top 2.5% ‘up-and-coming’ lawyer in Southern California.

Most recently, he served as general counsel to Mahogany Bay Village (Hilton’s newest branded resort hotel) in the development of the country’s largest luxury resort in Belize, where he resided during the development phase and beyond. Mauricio frequently shares the stage at conferences with world-renowned authorities Robert Kiyosaki, Ken McElroy, Tom Hopkins, Simon Black, and Peter Schiff. He is a regular contributor to The Real Estate Guys Radio show (consistently one of the most downloaded podcasts on real estate investing) and is the advisor and counsel to the show’s founder, Robert Helms.

Mauricio also served as an EVG Advisor to Mike Dillard’s The Elevation Group, helping students with their asset protection needs. A graduate of The University of California at Berkeley, Mauricio obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was a member of the Scott Moot Court Honors Board.

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