Jed C. Linsider has a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business. In January 2014, Mr. Linsider became the Vice President of Investments of EcoVest Capital, Inc. From 2011 to 2014 Mr. Linsider served as the Vice President of Strategy & Finance for Columbia Property Trust (f/k/a Wells Real Estate Investment Trust, II) a $5 billion publicly traded commercial office REIT where he led and directed strategic and financial planning and analysis and coordinated capital markets and investment banking activity. Prior to Columbia Property Trust, Mr. Linsider was Director of Strategic Planning and Analysis for Wells Real Estate Funds, Inc., a national real estate investment management company that has invested over $12 billion in commercial real estate for more than 300,000 investors in 18 publicly registered and 12 private investment programs. Mr. Linsider joined Wells Real Estate Funds in 2004 and through 2010, served in various financial, strategic, and new product development roles. From 1997-2003, Mr. Linsider worked in the Commercial Operations/Trading Group at Mirant Corporation, an independent power producer trading U.S. based energy commodity products.