OUR TEAM

Grow Scale's principals bring together a unique mix of real estate, business building and technology development experience including:

  • Large Scale Project Success - Senior Executive Leadership Roles at top multi-billion dollar market cap firms like Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR)

  • Proven Track Record of Returns - Strong returns on past multi-family investments

  • Investor Management & Regulation Expertise - Series 7 and Series 63 licensing, extensive experience with raising, deploying and returning investor capital

  • Business Scaling - Serial Entrepreneurs who have built and grown a number of multi-million dollar businesses, with successful exits including being acquired by top private equity firms

$1B+

Profits Distributed

to Limited Partners

$600M

In Total

Capital Raises

50+

Years of Experience

within Management Team

PRINCIPALS

 AARON MCDANIEL 

MANAGING PARTNER, BOARD MEMBER
Education: Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley) – Bachelors in Business Administration
Deal Experience: 10+ years investing experience, 21 deals, $28M+ in deal volume
Business Experience:

  • Founder/CEO: Tycoon Real Estate (1st real estate platform to be acquired), Access Invest (largest mobile investment aggregator)

  • Haas School of Business Faculty Member

  • Youngest ever to serve as Regional VP @ AT&T, member of AT&T’s Diamond Club

 WEN WEI 

MANAGING PARTNER, BOARD MEMBER
Education: Cornell University – Masters in Computer Science
Deal Experience: 10+ years investing experience,16 deals, $30M+ in deal volume
Business Experience:

  • Co-Founder/COO/CTO/CFO – ImportLA, ecommerce co. (acquired by PE firm)

  • Advisor – IP Shark, Pokeworks, Beyond Vape

 JIM TROUT 

BOARD MEMBER, ADVISOR
Education: Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) - MBA
Deal Experience: $600M+ in Capital Raises, $1B+ in Limited Partner Profits dispersed, 25+ years experience
Business Experience:

  • Founder/CEO/CTO – Vantage Data Centers, a Silver Lake Partners Company

  • Sr. VP Portfolio & Technical Operations Digital Realty Trust (NYSE listed company)

  • Founder – CRG West (c.k.a. CoreSite), an operating partner of the Carlyle Group

  • Founding member of Security Capital Industrial Trust, operating subsidiary of world’s largest publicly trade integrated operator of industrial facilities