Clay Hobbs – President
Mr. Hobbs serves as the President and Chief Financial Officer for the Main Street Renewal organization leading the team in building the best-in-class SFR operating platform. Mr. Hobbs joined Main Street Renewal from GCR Tires, a commercial retail division of Bridgestone Americas, where he served as President. He held previous executive positions including Executive Finance Director for Bridgestone’s Commercial Tire Division, CEO of GoldStar EMS, Vice President of Operations for HealthStream, and President and CFO of DigiScript. Mr. Hobbs is a Certified Public Accountant and is also a graduate of General Electric’s, Welch Leadership Development Center.
Richard Magel – Executive Vice President, Operations
Mr. Magel has over 25 years of experience in mortgage banking and has managed all aspects of mortgage banking including originations, servicing, and secondary marketing. Richard’s prior experience includes SVP of Executive Administration for Lomas Mortgage USA, President of Winstar Mortgage Partners, and 11 years with Guaranty Residential Lending as Chief Operating Officer. His accomplishments include operating a $10 billion a year origination and 100,000 loan servicing platform, extensive M&A experience, development of several asset or investment M&A structures, and management of multiple conduits and operational platforms. Richard received his BS from the School of Communications at The University of Texas in Austin, Texas.
Keith Ramsden – Executive Vice President, Investments
Mr. Ramsden has over 20 years of experience in the residential space working for many large investment banks including Merrill Lynch, Kidder Peabody, and Paine Webber. Throughout his career, Keith has managed various asset types including loans, RMBS, real estate financing, and private equity investments. Most recently, he was the Residential Portfolio Manager for Five Mile Capital Partners where he was responsible for the oversight of more than $250MM portfolio of residential loans and non-agency securities. Keith earned a CPA while working at Deloitte and has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.