Ascentris Welcomes Two Financial Analysts, Continues its Summer Internship Program
Denver, Colorado (June 4, 2018) – Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity firm, announced today the hiring of Baird Elam and Dylan Drescher and welcomed three college students for its summer internship program. Both Ms. Elam and Mr. Drescher will serve as financial analysts responsible for underwriting new acquisitions, evaluating development opportunities, and managing a portion of the firm’s portfolio across all property types.
Ms. Elam joins Ascentris from Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) where she served as a capital markets analyst. At JLL, Ms. Elam worked placing debt and equity on a variety of product types across the country. Prior to JLL, Ms. Elam worked at J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank evaluating investment portfolios and managing banking relationships for high net worth individuals both in Denver, Colorado and Miami, Florida. Ms. Elam graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida State University where she earned a B.S. in Economics.
Mr. Drescher recently graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California (“USC”) where he received a B.S. in Real Estate Development. Prior to his senior year at USC, Mr. Drescher interned at Ascentris, Lendlease and Lyons Development.
Ascentris also welcomed Joseph Carbone, a rising senior at Yale University, James McKenna, a rising senior at the University of Colorado and Natalie Mitchell, a rising sophomore at the University of Texas, all of whom commenced Ascentris’ extensive three-month summer internship program.
“We are very excited to welcome Baird Elam and Dylan Drescher to Ascentris. We conducted an extensive search to find exactly what we were looking for and we are confident Baird and Dylan will make exceptional additions to Ascentris,” said Denis Curran, Vice President of Ascentris. In continuing Ascentris’ summer internship program, James Proffitt remarked, “Joseph, James and Natalie join us from three distinguished and highly reputable universities and we look forward to investing our time in providing them a tremendous summer work experience.”