Hear Blue Vault executives discuss some of the most in-depth and thorough research available on alternative investments, including nontraded REITs, BDCs, and Closed-End Funds, Interval Funds and Private Offerings to help educate financial advisors and help protect investors.
Mr. Chitty has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. During the course of his career, Mr. Chitty has specialized in distributing nontraded REITs, public Limited Partnerships, and other Private Placement offerings to Independent Broker-Dealers.
Through these relationships and his experience, Mr. Chitty has achieved a significant level of expertise and understanding as it relates to the intricacies of the Independent Broker-Dealer channel’s distribution, due diligence policies, operational and advisory models.
Prior to co-founding Blue Vault, Mr. Chitty was the Managing Director, Equity Sales for Moody Securities, the Broker-Dealer arm of Moody National Companies. Mr. Chitty also served as Vice President, Broker Dealer Relations for Wells Real Estate Funds for over nine years, where he acted as the company's liaison to the Independent Broker/Dealer industry and directed the selling activities on a national basis for over 250 Broker-Dealers.
Mr. Chitty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia.
Mr. Sprow has been an Associate Professor of Business teaching corporate finance, investments, managerial accounting, business statistics, international business, and entrepreneurship in both undergraduate and MBA programs for over 20 years.
Prior to pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance at Washington State University, Mr. Sprow was President and owner of a precision machine parts manufacturing firm. He also has done consulting to small businesses, written courses in finance and economics, and has published articles in finance and investments. He has taught courses in international finance, international economics, and globalization in Singapore and Indonesia.
Mr. Sprow received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Washington, and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and accounting from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.