In addition to our unparalleled knowledge and experience, we pride ourselves on the ability to respond to our Clients' unique needs in a timely and personal manner. We recognize the frustrations and challenges of seeking creative financing alternatives. This special recognition underpins the mission of our company.
Matt Pettinelli is a co-founder and President/CEO of CapGrow Partners LLC. It was Mr. Pettinelli's summer experience as an intern at People Serve Inc. (the parent company of VOCA Corporation, which his father, Vince Pettinelli, founded in 1979) that planted the seed for the creation of CapGrow Partners.
Mr. Pettinelli earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the College of Wooster and both a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Loyola University Chicago's Graduate School of Business.
Phil Barrett is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of CapGrow Partners LLC. Mr. Barrett practices in the areas of business and real estate law. His practice involves the representation of a wide range of businesses which include healthcare and real estate construction, development and management.
Mr. Barrett graduated from The Ohio State University from which he received degrees of Bachelor of Science in Finance and Juris Doctor. He is a member of both the Business Law and Real Property Law Sections of the American Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association, and is a fellow of The Columbus Bar Foundation.
Chuck Martin has more than thirty-five years of experience as a CPA with Ernst & Young LLP, serving as a Partner in Charge of Taxation. His career in public accounting included responsibility for health care entities, numerous real estate transactions, and structuring mergers and acquisitions. His health care clients have included hospitals, physician clinics, and large health care companies. Mr. Martin continues to consult with several health care companies and has served as a negotiator on business acquisitions.
Mr. Martin obtained a BA in Economics and a Master in Accounting from the University of Michigan.
Tim Stephens brings an extensive background in real estate operations to the CapGrow Partners team. Mr. Stephens obtained his Illinois commercial real estate license in 2005 and proceeded to work for one of the nation's largest real estate firms, Trammell Crow Company. While at Trammell Crow, Mr. Stephens was part of a team that was responsible for researching and identifying appropriate properties, in addition to negotiating lease terms and conditions for clients located both domestically and internationally.
Tim holds a BS in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont and has his Illinois Real Estate Salespersons License.