David Cordish is a member of the Advisory Board for Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners.
David Cordish is Chairman of The Cordish Companies. David’s career has included service in law, government, and commercial businesses. He served in both the Carter and Reagan Administrations as head of the Urban Development Action Grant Program.
The Cordish Companies is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland and is a fourth generation family owned and managed business with four major areas of expertise: (1) Real Estate Development, (2) Gaming & Lodging, (3) Entertainment & Sports-Anchored Projects, and (4) Private Equity. The Cordish Companies is widely recognized as of the leaders nationally in the field of entertainment development and the operation of entertainment venues, restaurants, live performance venues, and gaming and resort projects.
David was the recipient of the Johns Hopkins Real Estate Program’s Leadership Award, the David M. Sampson Award by the Greater Baltimore Urban League, the Baltimore WaveMaker Lifetime Achievement Award by the Urban Land Institute, and the Daily Record’s Most Admired CEO Award.
David has a B.A. and a Masters in Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University. He has an LLB degree from the University of Maryland Law School and was on the Board of Editors of the Law Review.
Jonathan Cordish serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board for Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners.
Since 2001, Jonathan has managed the finances and investments of the Cordish family and The Cordish Companies of Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and is a Partner at The Cordish Companies, the operating business of the Cordish family. Jonathan is also President of Cordish Private Ventures, LLC, which he has built into a comprehensive private equity investment company that has successfully invested in a variety of private equity funds, as well as made direct equity investments in high-growth companies.
Jonathan had significant experience in private equity finance prior to joining Cordish. From 1999 to 2001, he served as a Vice President and Partner at Riggs Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Washington, D.C. Jonathan has also served on the advisory board of multiple private equity funds. Prior to Riggs Capital Partners, Jonathan received a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School, where he graduated with Distinction with a concentration in Private Equity Finance.
Jonathan received a B.A., summa cum laude and with highest honours, in English and American Literature from Brandeis University in 1990, where he also graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Jonathan Sinex is a Managing Director at Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners and a member of all Fund Advisory Boards. Since 2012, Jonathan has been responsible for sourcing, evaluating and managing all private equity opportunities for the Cordish Dixon partnership. Jonathan is a member of many underlying fund advisory boards and participates either as a board member or board observer on many Direct investments’ boards. Jonathan began his career as an investment banker at Bear Stearns in 2004 and prior to joining Cordish Dixon in 2012 also worked as a private equity investor at Goldman Sachs and Devonwood Investors.
Jonathan has a B.A. from Middlebury College and a MBA with highest honors from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Alan Dixon is a member of the Advisory Board for Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners.
Alan Dixon is CEO of Dixon Advisory USA (Dixon USA). Dixon USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services, is focused on acquiring, renovating, and managing homes in urban areas experiencing strong growth and gentrification. Since its founding in late 2010, Dixon USA has acquired, renovated and currently manages a portfolio of over 1,500 housing units in the New York metropolitan area, specifically in Hudson County, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Alan joined Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (Dixon Advisory), in Canberra, in 2001. Dixon Advisory was founded in 1986 by his father, Daryl, as a leading consultant on retirement and superannuation strategies and advice. Dixon Advisory grew from under $200 million of funds under advice in 2001 to over $5 billion today, a compound annual growth rate of over 30% for more than a decade, with the business now employing over 400 staff across offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and New York. Dixon Advisory is today the largest privately owned, vertically integrated wealth management business focused on the SMSF sector.
Prior to joining Dixon Advisory, Alan was a successful property investment banker at Ord Minnett, a predecessor firm to JP Morgan, and ABN AMRO Corporate Finance, and commenced his career at Price Waterhouse. Alan has a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is an SPAA Accredited SMSF Specialist Advisor™.
Alex MacLachlan is a member of the Advisory Board for Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners.
Alex MacLachlan is currently Chairman of the responsible entity for US Select Private Opportunities Fund I & II, Emerging Markets Masters Fund, Australian Property Opportunities Fund I & II, New Energy Solar Fund and US Masters Residential Property Fund. Alex is also currently the Chairman of New Energy Solar Limited and a director of Fort Street Real Estate Capital, the Australian Masters Yield Fund Series, the Australian Masters Corporate Bond Fund Series and Asian Masters Fund Limited.
Before joining Dixon Advisory, Alex was an investment banker, most recently serving as Head of Energy, Australasia, for UBS AG in Sydney and prior to that as an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston. During his career as an investment banker, Alex advised many of Australia’s and the world’s leading natural resources companies, working with over 30 companies on more than $100 billion in announced mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Before specialising in natural resources investment banking, Alex worked in the Japanese Government Bond derivatives markets in London, New York and Sydney.
Alex has a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
John Martin is a member of the Advisory Board for Cordish Dixon Private Equity Partners.
John has over 25 years’ experience in corporate advisory, bank management, financial structuring and risk management. John is currently a senior partner with corporate advisory firm Aquasia.
John was previously an economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia and then worked in various treasury and risk management positions before moving to PWC as the partner responsible for financial risk management. John was previously Head of National Australia Bank Advisory and Joint Head of Credit Markets and Head of Structured Finance at RBS/ABN AMRO. In his seven years at ABN AMRO, John had close involvement with a number of significant infrastructure, utility, resource and property M&A and financing transactions.
John has a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from the University of Sydney.
Whitney Voute is a Principal at Cordish Dixon Private Equity. Prior to joining Cordish Dixon, Whitney was the Director of Investor Relations for White Deer Energy, a U.S.-based private equity firm with $2.2 billion under management, where she was responsible for managing the firm’s relationships with pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices and high net worth individuals. Prior to White Deer, Whitney was a Vice President at MVision Private Equity Advisors, based out of New York and London. In this role, she developed marketing strategies, provided strategic advice and raised capital for leading private equity funds – including first time funds, spinout funds and large global funds – in the U.S., Europe and Latin America.
Whitney received her Bachelor of Arts in Government from Cornell University with a Concentration in Law and Society.