Director of Corporate Development
As Director of Corporate Development for JES Holdings, Jeffrey Nolan is responsible for all aspects of capital deployment and asset management for the Georgia Rural Investment Fund, a $20 million debt and equity fund focused on job creation in rural Georgia. In addition to his extensive work with Affordable Equity Partner’s rural investment funds, Jeff is also focused on the long-term strategic planning for the company’s senior housing portfolio, including skilled nursing, memory care and independent living communities.
Jeff brings over 10 years of experience in private equity investments, operational restructuring and business unit strategy to JES Holdings. Prior to assuming his current role, Jeff served as a vice president at Formation Capital, a healthcare private equity firm, where he led acquisitions and portfolio management in their $5 billion fund. While at Formation Capital, he closed over $500 million in transactions and was active in leading strategic initiatives with the boards at his portfolio companies. Before joining Formation Capital, Jeff was an associate at Rialto Capital Management, a real estate investment management company, where he underwrote non-performing loans for their distressed debt fund. Jeff also has a background in strategy and turnaround consulting, where he began his career as a consultant with Alvarez & Marsal and Capgemini Consulting.
Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in finance and real estate from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification as well as his private pilot certification. Jeff serves on the board of directors of Mental Health America of Georgia, acts as the Southeast Regional Ambassador for the YMCA Camp Sea Gull and volunteers as an admissions interviewer for Vanderbilt University and the University of Pennsylvania.