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Ian Chester – Senior Vice President of Capital Markets

Ian Chester

Senior Vice President of Capital Markets

Mr. Chester joined Wheat Capital Management in 2017 as Senior Vice President of Capital Market and will lead a team of internal and external wholesalers who will serve the needs of retail investors globally.  Mr. Chester and his team will focus on capital formation strategies which includes recruitment of Registered Investment Advisors (“RIAs”) globally.  Prior to joining Wheat, Mr. Chester was the Chief Operating Officer at Marrs Group –  a financial services consulting firm that sought to maximize distribution efforts in the RIA channel.  Prior to Marrs Group, Mr. Chester was Vice President of Business Development at Realty Capital Securities –  a wholesale broker dealer primarily focused on capital raises for alternative investments and illiquid securities.  While at Realty Capital Securities, Mr. Chester, played a significant role in raising capital for alternative investment strategies through his extensive network of RIAs across the U.S. and is help oversee the raising of over $2 billion in equity from RIAs.  Mr. Chester received his B.A. from Drew University and an M.B.A. from Babson College, and holds his FINRA Series 7, 63, 3, and 30 licenses.