Our Team

Founders

Bill Fuhs

President - Founder

William R. Fuhs, Jr. is a founding partner of Versus Capital and has been the President since inception.  In 2006, Mr. Fuhs partnered with Mr. Quam as the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of Welton Street Holdings from 2006 to 2010, where he was responsible for product development, finance, administration and operations.  Prior to Welton

Mark Quam

CEO - Founder

Mark Quam is a founding partner of Versus Capital has been the Chief Executive Officer since inception. Previously, Mr. Quam was the President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Welton Street Investments, LLC and Welton Street Holdings LLC (“Welton Street”) from 2005 to 2010. Prior to Welton Street, Mr. Quam, as a partner and senior executive,

Casey Frazier

CIO - Founder

Casey Frazier is a founding partner of Versus Capital and has been the Chief Investment Officer since inception. Previously, Mr. Frazier was a Senior Vice President of NRF Capital Markets LLC from 2010 to 2011, where he was responsible for product development and due diligence for the firm including helping to develop products to be sold

Investments

Bob Becker

Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Director

Robert Becker is the Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Director of Investments at Versus Capital. Prior to joining Versus Capital, Robert was director of investor relations at Eversource Energy, an electric, gas, and water utility and renewable energy developer. Previously, he spent 18 years at Cohen & Steers, where he was co-founder and co-head of

Dave Truex

Deputy CIO

Mr. Truex is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer in the investments group at Versus Capital where he is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of Versus Capital’s investment activities for its real estate and real assets strategies. In addition to his work in portfolio design, Mr. Truex is also responsible for identifying and

Becca Edil

Director of Investments

Becca Edil is a Director of Investments at Versus Capital. Prior to joining Versus Capital, Becca was a Vice President in the Infrastructure Debt Group at JP Morgan Asset Management where she was responsible for portfolio management, origination, due diligence, product structuring and fundraising activities. Prior to her role at JP Morgan, she was an

Alicia Chen., CFA

Director of Investments

Alicia Chen is a Director of Investments at Versus Capital. She has 12 years of experience in banking and private equity, focusing on investing across the capital stack in power, renewable and infrastructure assets. Alicia has worked on transactions with over $5 bn of committed capital throughout her career. Prior to joining Versus Capital, Alicia

Kevin Nagy

Director of Investments

Kevin Nagy, CAIA, is an Senior Portfolio Analyst for Versus Capital. Kevin’s role includes manager due diligence, portfolio monitoring, and tracking new real estate fund offerings. Kevin joined Versus in March of 2019. Previously, he was an Assistant Vice President in Callan LLC’s Real Assets Consulting Group. While at Callan, Kevin had various research coverage

Phil Eichhorn

Senior Investment Analyst

Mr. Eichhorn is a Senior Investment Analyst in the investments group at Versus Capital where he is responsible for manager due diligence, portfolio monitoring and attribution, and investment research. In addition, Mr. Eichhorn is also responsible for data aggregation, process improvements, and automation. He joined Versus in May of 2021. Previously, Mr. Eichhorn was a

Kim Christensen

Investment Analyst

Kim Christensen is an Investment Analyst for Versus Capital. Kim joined Versus Capital in September 2023. Prior to joining Versus, Kim was an Assistant Vice President at Nuveen, where she was responsible for risk analytics, including data visualization, coordination of technical enhancements and vendor oversight. Kim was previously an Associate Vice President at OppenheimerFunds, where

Sales

Jake Mortell

National Director of Advisory Services

Jake Mortell is Versus Capital’s National Director of Advisory Services.  Mr. Mortell joined Versus Capital in March of 2013 after providing RIA-focused sales and marketing consulting to the firm since early 2012. He has over 20 years of industry experience with most of his career dedicated to serving the RIA channel. He previously represented numerous

Spencer Schomer

Director of Advisory Services - Eastern Region

Spencer Schomer joins Versus Capital as Director of Advisory Services – Eastern Region.  He was most recently a Vice President at Cambiar Investors responsible for new business development and client relations with RIAs and bank trust departments. Before moving to the sales side of the asset management industry, Mr. Schomer spent six years as investment

Mike Miller

Director of Advisory Services - North Central Region

Michael Miller has over two decades of industry experience and joins Versus Capital from Cohen & Steers, Inc. where he was Vice President, RIA Sales Manager with responsibility for the Midwest region. Prior to Cohen & Steers, Mr. Miller built relationships with RIAs for Legg Mason and Westcore Funds. Mr. Miller will continue to cover

Will O’Neill

Director of Advisory Services – Western Region

Will O’Neill joins Versus Capital as Director of Advisory Services – Western Region. Prior to joining Versus and switching to a relationship management role, Will served as a client advisor and due diligence analyst at Boston Private Wealth, conducting investment research on the firm’s equity, fixed income and alternative investments. Before BPW, Will worked as

Robert Atwell

Director of Advisory Services - South Central Region

Robert Atwell has over two decades of industry experience and joins Versus Capital from Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc. where he was a Senior Vice President, with responsibility for the Western US. Prior to Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc., Mr. Atwell built institutional relationships for Berger Financial Group and Founders Asset Management. Mr. Atwell will continue to

Josh Parrott

Director of Advisory Services - Southeast Region

Josh Parrott joins Versus Capital as Managing Director of Advisory Services, Southeast. Prior to joining our firm, he was Managing Director of Business Development at Penso Advisors where he led the sourcing and servicing of client relationships for their macro hedge fund strategies. From 2014 to 2020, Josh was a Director for AQR Capital’s Business

Chris Devenney

Product Manager

Chris Devenney joined Versus Capital as Product Manager in 2022. Mr. Devenney has 14 years of industry experience, including serving as Vice President, Senior Investment Analyst at Envestnet and having held similar institutional investment consulting roles at Prima Capital and Rogerscasey. Most recently, he founded and operated Peak Content LLC which provided modern, institutional quality

Legal & Compliance

Jill Varner

Chief Compliance Officer

Jill Varner is the Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) of Versus Capital and also serves as the CCO of its affiliated closed-end interval funds.  Jill joined Versus in August 2019 and, prior to becoming CCO in July 2023, served as the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and the Director of Compliance and Operations. She previously worked in investment

Kelly Bolduc

Director of Compliance

Kelly Bolduc is the Director of Compliance at Versus Capital. Prior to joining Versus in August of 2023, Kelly worked at Janus Henderson for 13 years, where she oversaw the pre- and post-trade monitoring team within Investment Compliance. Her primary focus was monitoring trade activity, interpreting client guidelines and fund disclosures. Prior to joining the Investment Compliance team,

Tim Fete

Chief Legal Officer

Tim Fete joined Versus Capital as Chief Legal Officer in October 2021. Prior to joining Versus, Tim was in private practice for over 19 years, most recently as a partner of the law firm Perkins Coie LLP, where he focused on corporate transactions, representing private and public companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings and restructurings

Finance & Operations

Brian Petersen

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Brian joined Versus Capital and was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and Treasurer of its affiliated Closed-End Interval Funds in 2019.  In this role, Brian is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Company’s funds including investment valuation, NAV production, financial reporting and accounting policy administration, tax filings and reporting, service

Dustin Rose

Director - Fund Financial Operations

Dustin Rose joined Versus Capital as Director – Fund Financial Operations. Prior to joining Versus, Dustin served as an Assistant Vice President at Oppenheimer Funds responsible for oversight of the financial reporting, regulatory reporting and expense administration of its investment products. Before working at Oppenheimer Funds, Dustin worked as an Assistant Director at State Street

Gavin McCarty

Corporate Treasurer

Gavin joined Versus Capital as Corporate Treasurer.  In this role, Gavin is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Company’s corporate accounting and finance functions. Prior to joining Versus, Mr. McCarty was the Executive Director, Controller for SRS Acquiom where he oversaw all accounting functions including technical accounting, financial reporting, regulatory reporting,

Liz Erickson

Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst

Liz Erickson joined Versus Capital as Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst in 2023 to assist in the Company’s corporate accounting and finance functions. Prior to Versus, she worked as a Senior Accountant for Envestnet Inc., where she was primarily focused on operational accounting functions, intercompany and integrating new financial systems. Prior to her time at Envestnet, she

Kelly McEwen

Director of Fund Financial Operations

Kelly joined Versus Capital as Director of Fund Financial Operations in 2022.  Prior to joining Versus, Kelly worked for two years at SS&C ALPS as Vice President of Fund Management, also serving as Fund Treasurer and Fund Controller to various open and closed end mutual funds and ETFs.  In this role, she was responsible for

Ashley Johnson

Director of Fund Financial Operations

Ashley joined Versus Capital as Director of Fund Financial Operations in 2023. Prior to joining Versus, Ashley worked at Janus Henderson where she led a team focused on financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and new accounting pronouncements for the U.S. mutual funds and ETFs. Prior to working at Janus Henderson, Ashley worked at Oppenheimer Funds specializing in financial

Information Technology

Mike Quam

Chief Information Officer

Mike Quam is an experienced Chief Information Officer who has worked in the industry for over 17 years. He worked at Black Creek Capital and now is Chief Information Officer with Versus Capital.  As a CIO, he has been responsible for managing the technology infrastructure of the company and ensuring that it aligns with the

Ryan Burke

IT Manager

Ryan Burke is the IT Manager at Versus Capital.  Prior to Joining Versus in April of 2023, Ryan worked at Ares Management (previously Black Creek Group) for 11 years, where he began his journey as a Helpdesk technician.  Most recently, Ryan served as a Salesforce administrator, in this position, he played a pivotal role in