Mr. Vetter is the Chief Financial Officer of TriGate and possesses extensive experience in financial management for real estate and financial service companies, both public and private.
Prior to joining TriGate, Mr. Vetter served six years as Vice President in charge of finance and accounting for NCS I LLC, a private asset management firm owned principally by Fortress Investments and Goldman Sachs. In this role Mr. Vetter managed complex accounting and tax structures related to the company’s varied asset classes; loans, real estate, residual interests in securitized portfolios, and loan servicing operations for commercial and SBA guaranteed loans.
Prior to NCS I LLC, Mr. Vetter served in various roles over his eleven years with Amresco, Inc., a diversified financial services company. Highlights include management of a 25 member staff in accounting, financial reporting, tax reporting and financial management for 20+ commercial loan and real estate partnerships and trusts owned by major investment firms holding in excess of $2.5 billion in assets. Before Amresco, Mr. Vetter had several years experience in financial management within the banking industry.
Mr. Vetter holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from The University of Texas at Arlington, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Wakeman is the Vice President of Finance & Accounting of TriGate Capital. He has a background in public accounting.
Prior to joining TriGate, Mr. Wakeman was an Audit Manager with KPMG LLP, a “Big Four” public accounting firm. Mr. Wakeman managed the audit and financial reporting process for financial services firms focusing primarily in real estate funds, REITs, and real estate operating companies. His experience also includes advising a large public real estate investment management company on risk management matters.
Mr. Wakeman received a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Texas) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Xu is a Senior Finance Associate of TriGate and has a background in public accounting.
Prior to joining TriGate, Ms. Xu was a Staff Auditor at Ernst & Young. Ms. Xu performed audits of financial statements for SEC publicly traded and non-public entities. Her clients included companies in the Financial Services, Real Estate, and Manufacturing industries. As part of her work, she tested the design, implementation, and effectiveness of Internal Controls under SOX. She also served as Lead Senior and managed her team during a quarterly review of a publicly traded client.
Ms. Xu has a B.S. in Accounting and a M.S. in Accounting from Texas Tech University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Langford is a Finance Associate of TriGate and has a background in public accounting.
Prior to joining TriGate, Mr. Langford was an Audit Associate with KPMG LLP. During his time at KPMG, Mr. Langford performed audit work for clients in the financial services and real estate industry. One of his primary clients was an L.A. based real estate company where he helped conduct the audit of several real-estate funds. In addition, Mr. Langford worked on the audit of a large, public client where he was involved in internal controls testing.
Mr. Langford received a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from Texas A&M University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.