ABOUT GREGORY WELLS: PRESIDENT OF REAL ESTATE
As President of Real Estate, Mr. Wells is responsible for real estate development, acquisition and sales, entitlement and management of the corporate real estate portfolio.
Gregory K. Wells is also President of Austi, LLC, the strategic investment and financing arm of the Marnell Family of Companies, and is responsible for all of the day-to-day management activities of Austi, LLC. As President, Mr. Wells has led the financing of all the Marnell Family of Companies’ real estate and gaming activities, including the acquisitions of the Laughlin properties, Saddle West, M Holdings and most recently the construction financing of The M Resort. Mr. Wells is a member of the Marnell Companies Steering Committee, which provide directional and operational oversight to the various business units of the Marnell Family of Companies.
From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Wells served as Vice President of Investments for Austi, LLC, where his primary responsibility was directing the investments portfolio consisting of private and public equity and debt.
Prior to his time with the Marnell Family of Companies, Mr. Wells was the manager of a national brokerage firm office in Phoenix, Arizona, where he oversaw the investment activities and operations of all the financial advisors in the office.
Greg is a Trustee of Tuscany Research Institute, a non-profit organization focused on balancing wildlife habitats and agricultural practices. He serves on the Board of Directors of privately-held Shakey’s USA.
Mr. Wells attended the University of Arizona on an athletic scholarship and graduated with a degree in Economics.