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Management Team

Kelly Capital Partners

 

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Craig L. Kelly

President

Craig L. Kelly is a graduate from University of Texas and was one of the founding partners of Vintage Capital Partners Fund I in 2005. Kelly later raised two additional Funds, Kelly Capital Fund I in 2010 and Kelly Capital Fund II in 2014.

Mr.Kelly has raised over $350 million in private equity and has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate. His expertise is in acquisition, development, brokerage and asset management.

From 1992 to 2006, Mr. Kelly was a partner in Kelly, Geren & Searcy, a full service real estate company that sold in 2006 to Coldwell Banker Commercial.

In 2003, the Business Press awarded him the prestigious “40 under 40” award, an honor bestowed annually to the top forty Fort Worth businessmen under forty years of age.

Craig is a member of Leadership Fort Worth, Exchange Club of Fort Worth, and The Steeplechase Club. He served on the City of Fort Worth Planning Commission, the Van Cliburn Foundation, and was the Chairman of the DFW Center for Autism. Currently, he also sits on the board for Trinity Bank as well as All Saints Episcopal School.

  • Principle Owner- Kelly Capital Partners (Current)
  • Director: Kelly Capital Partners Fund II (2015)
  • Director: Kelly Capital Partners Fund I (2009)
  • Co-Managing Director: Vintage Fund I (2006)
  • Co-Founder: Vintage Capital Partners (2002)
  • Co-Founder: Kelly Geren Resources/ Kelly Geren & Searcy (1991) sold to Searcy Vasseur Group I Coldwell Banker Commercial (2007)
  • 30 years real estate investments and brokerage experience
  • UT- Austin graduate
  • Born and currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas
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James Slay

Financial Controller

James Slay is the Financial Controller at Kelly Capital Partners, LLC. His responsibilities include the Fund accounting and reporting for Kelly Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. In addition, James assists with the oversight of the Fund's investments which are managed by 312 Management. James graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Control Systems. He has a diverse background which includes six years of experience in both corporate and public accounting. James has worked in Financial & Regulatory Reporting, Audit, and Tax in the areas of Real Estate, Insurance, Manufacturing, Construction, and Ranching.

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Daniel G. Wilkerson

Asset Manager

Daniel G. Wilkerson is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a Licensed Real Estate Broker, and an officer in VCP Development, a Real Estate Development firm.

Currently affiliated with BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) and IREM (Institute of Real Estate Managers), he has served as Guest Speaker Coordinator for IREM.

He is also a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) and TAA (Texas Apartment Association) and NAR (National Association of Realtors).

Daniel served as Mayor for the City of Annetta North for two consecutive terms in 2001-2005. He served as Mayor Pro Tern and Alderman for the city for six years prior to being elected Mayor.

Past affiliations include Entertainment Committee/Board of Director for Mark Brooks Foundation, Entertainment Committee/Board of Director for Juvenile Diabetes Foundation - Fort Worth Chapter, Entertainment Chair of H.O.P.E. Farm, He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the DFW Center for Autism.

Has served as Deacon at Christ Chapel Bible Church as well as Mission Group Coordinator for Guatemala Mission Teams. He has been a member of Christ Chapel Bible Church for over 24 years and currently serves on the Sunday morning worship team.

  • Co-Founder: 312 Management
  • 24 years real estate and management experience
  • 312 Management, President (1994 -2008)
  • Directly responsible for coordination of over $167 Million in assets
  • Licensed Broker
  • Certified Property Manager
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • Member of Building Owners and Managers Association, International Council of Shopping Centers and Texas Apartment Association, IREM
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Kelle Albertson

Executive Administrative Assistant

Kelle was born and raised in Fort Worth. She attended college at The University of Oklahoma majoring in Sociology. She became a licensed Realtor in Texas in 2000 and was Rookie of The Year at Brants Realtors in Fort Worth. In 2005, Kelle was a recipient of Fort Worth Magazine’s 40 under 40. Kelle is committed to the community as well. She has served on Fort Worth Junior League Executive Board as well as Junior League Rodeo Chair. She was selected to the City of Fort Worth Commission on Women in 2006 by the City Council. Kelle has served on American Cancer Society Cowtown Ball as Auction Chair and was on Ladies on the Lamb LLC Board of directors until 2014. While serving her community is a favorite hobby, being with her 2 children is her passion. Keller is a freshman at The University of Mississippi and McKenzie is a junior at Arlington Heights High School.