MICHAEL J. BAILEY, PARTNER
At the helm of Fireside Financial is founding President Michael J. Bailey. A seasoned executive, Mr. Bailey’s 20 years of diverse real estate experience includes design, construction, investing and disposition with real estate transactions throughout the United States. Prior to establishing Fireside, he was responsible for the North American Bus Division controlling activities and strategic planning at Daimler Chrysler. Before this, he co-founded an architectural design and engineering firm that help design and develop over $200 million in real-estate projects with clients including Delta Faucet, Cummins, Inc., Dunlap and nearly 100 residential builders.
Mr. Bailey holds a degree from Purdue University.
JAMIE N. MEHRTENS, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jamie N. Mehrtens has responsibility for the Fund’s day to day accounting activities and reporting with respect to existing investors. She has over 10 years of accounting experience. Most recently she worked in public accounting as a Senior Accountant with a focus in tax and small business development.
Ms. Mehrtens holds a M.B.A. degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, as well as a B.B.A. in Accounting from McKendree University. She is also a licensed CPA In Missouri and Illinois.
KRISTIE L. TEMPEST, VICE PRESIDENT OF ASSET MANAGEMENT
Kristie L. Tempest has responsibility for the Fund’s day to day operations with respect to existing investments.
Ms. Tempest holds an degree in Business from Sullivan University
Valued Partnerships of Fireside Financial
Fireside Financial routinely partners with highly experienced third-party, legal, accounting, design and property management firms that demonstrate expertise in its target markets. Together, our team collaborates on projects and investments in a strategic, creative and successful manner.
ADAM S. KIRSHENBAUM, ATTORNEY, Baird Holm LLP
Adam S. Kirshenbaum is with Baird Holm LLP, which he joined in 2013. Prior to that he was a partner with Husch Blackwell LLP, which he joined in 2000. Mr. Kirshenbaum’s areas of practice include Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Financing, Corporate, and Environmental & Regulatory. Mr. Kirshenbaum’s experience includes representing both borrowers and lenders in numerous finance and lending transactions, as well as both buyers and sellers in numerous merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, Mr. Kirshenbaum also possesses significant experience with respect to the formation of various corporations, limited liability companies and other business entities. Mr. Kirshenbaum will dedicate a meaningful amount of his business time focusing on Fireside with Fund-related activities.
Mr. Kirshenbaum maintains professional affiliations with the Nebraska State Bar and Omaha Bar Association. Mr. Kirshenbaum has a J.D. from the University of Nebraska with high distinction, and a B.A. from the University of Nebraska.