Investment Advisory Board

Drew Ades

Drew Ades is Senior Vice President and Head of FHA and Small Loan production at Capital One. Prior to joining Capital One, Mr. Ades was Principal of Triple Line Strategies, LLC, a DC-based consulting firm helping companies and investors achieve economic, social, and environmental returns. Mr. Ades was the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the Housing Partnership Equity Trust (HPET), a private REIT focused on the acquisition and preservation of affordable and workforce housing properties. Mr. Ades previously served as Co-President of CAM LLC, a wholly-owned real estate operating company subsidiary of Fannie Mae. Prior to that role, Mr. Ades was Director of Multifamily Risk for Fannie Mae.

Luke Apicella

Luke Apicella has spent his entire career as an impact investor and specializes in affordable housing and sustainable infrastructure. In his work on the real assets team for Prudential’s Impact and Responsible Investing unit, he originates and manages investments for Prudential’s $1 billion impact portfolio. Apicella serves on the boards and/or committees for several portfolio companies including a Real Estate Investment Trust, a Community Development Finance Institution, and a local start-up. Apicella has degrees in sustainability management from Columbia University (MS), finance from New York University (MBA), and entrepreneurship from Syracuse University (BS).

Stephane Carnot

Stephane Carnot is a Partner at Tomkins Management, a family office specializing in hedge funds and private equities since 2010. Carnot has worked in different capacities in the hedge fund industry for the past 25 years. He Co-Founded a hedge fund with a European event driven strategy in 2003. He was also the former Senior Analyst at Elliott Associates, a multi-strategy hedge fund based in New York and London.

Scott Evans

Scott Evans is an Analyst at Discovery Capital, focusing on global policy, economic issues and their industry impact. Evans is the former Portfolio Manager at Millennium Capital. He has also served in various sell-side roles in New York, including working with John Mendelson as a market strategist where he created proprietary indices, as well as partnering with the Washington Research Group in developing joint research products.

Marta Mendes-Miguel Self

Marta Mendes-Miguel Self is the Head of Corporate Philanthropy for Regions Bank and the Executive Director of the Regions Foundation. She manages the operations of the Regions Foundation, including Mission-Related-Investments, as well as Regions Bank’s philanthropic community investments. Her extensive experience in marketing, risk management and strategy brings a unique skill set that informs Regions purpose-led and performance-driven approach to community engagement. She received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.S. and B.S. in Engineering from the University of Campinas in Brazil.

Saul Sanders

Saul Sanders is a retired founding Partner, Board member and Co-CEO at Shellpoint Partners, a specialty finance company focused on the U.S. residential market. Sanders is also the retired Co-CEO and Board Member at New Penn Financial, a residential mortgage loan originator and servicer. He also served as the CFO at Citicorp North American Investment Banking Division, as well as the Co-Head at Citicorp Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) business. Sanders was also a Founder and Co-CEO at Credit Based Asset Servicing and Securitization (C-BASS) and was a Founder of Goldman Sachs non-agency MBS Business and ABS Businesses. Sanders is currently a member of a number of non-profits, including the Chairman of the Schecter Institutes in Jerusalem, the Miami City Ballet, The Joyce Theater and The Jewish Theological Seminary.