Founder of Life Bridge Capital LLC, Whitney began his real estate investing career in 2009. Whitney’s passion is working with investors, helping them secure financial security via the exceptional opportunities that multifamily syndication offers. Whitney hosts The Real Estate Syndication Show, a daily podcast where he has now interviewed over 850 experts providing cutting-edge tools and strategies of the syndication business. Whitney and his wife Chelsea are on a mission to help other families through the process of adoption. They have personally endured the financial burdens that the process puts on families and have committed 50% of their profits to this goal. Whitney and Chelsea have three children by adoption.
A lifelong learner, Sam Rust is a managing partner at Life Bridge Capital and full-time investor in
commercial real estate. Sam graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a BSBA in Business
Management and currently lives in Colorado with his wife and 5 children. He has been active in
commercial real estate since 2017 and has led the acquisition of a portfolio of properties across Colorado and Idaho with a value in excess of $100 million.
When not underwriting or touring properties, Sam enjoys spending time outdoors with his family chasing beautiful views, Ultimate Discs, or big game.
At Life Bridge Capital, Emilie seeks to bring thorough assistance to Sam and the entire team. Working as an acquisition and property analyst, Emilie is an asset to the CEO by helping source, analyze, and perform due diligence on new investments. Emilie is an outgoing goal-oriented individual with a growing understanding of real estate valuation principles. She works to prepare financial and market analysis on a variety of properties in order to assess potential acquisitions. Experienced in preparing excel pro forms, and an in-depth understanding of financial modeling including cash-on-cash returns, and IRR analysis.
Emilie works to simplify the daily tasks for the LBC team by preparing investor reports, market research, and financial models. With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Emilie enjoys living in Colorado and spending time in the outdoors!
At Life Bridge Capital, Hannah’s sole focus is on making our investors experience as smooth and painless as possible. From managing the capital raise to sending monthly distributions, she is there for the investor through every step of the process. Hannah works to ensure that all investor needs are met and all questions get answered. Her goal is to promote professional and personal communication with investors so that everyone is kept consistently updated. Hannah works on administrative tasks with the goal of keeping communication both effective and efficient. She focuses on public relations for Life Bridge Capital and works on creating and maintaining the relationships built in order to give everyone involved the best experience possible. Hannah has experience in different communication and marketing fields. She has worked as a social media manager, a public relations team member, as an assistant Communications professor, and is continuing to expand her knowledge of the niche of real estate syndication.
Hannah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Strategic Communication. She is located in Southwest Virginia and enjoys road trips, hiking, and buying airplane tickets.
At Life Bridge Capital, Josie’s main focus is to manage the many moving parts of business operations for both Whitney and the firm as a whole. She handles growth initiatives, liaises with potential and current business partners, and maintains Whitney’s calendar and communications. Josie ensures needs are anticipated and best practices are being used, through researching and implementing innovative solutions. Josie focuses on high-level administrative needs for Life Bridge Capital and works on streamlining our processes while always looking ahead and searching for ways to grow and improve LBC. She has experience in account management, digital marketing, CRM development, B2B sales, and executive administration.
Josie graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Minor in Entrepreneurship/Family Business from Auburn University. She lives in South Dakota with her husband, who is pursuing a medical degree, and the couple is expecting their first child in April.
Clay Allen is responsible for the asset management of Life Bridge Capital’s investments. He brings over 20-years of commercial real estate experience including debt & equity origination, risk underwriting, and asset management. Prior to joining the Life Bridge Capital team, Clay managed a $1.5B portfolio of multifamily assets, totaling nearly 10,000 units across several major markets. He graduated from Samford University with a degree in Business Management, received a Master’s degree in Commercial Real Estate from Georgia State University, and holds the CCIM designation. Clay is a native Georgian and resides in Atlanta with his wife and three daughters.