Mark C. Kehke is the Founder and Managing Director of Pacific Ventures Management LLC. Mr. Kehke is responsible for the overall management and operations of the company’s real estate portfolio and associated business activities, and oversees new opportunity evaluation, project planning, entitlement processing, community development, conservation strategies, operations, and strategic marketing. Mr. Kehke has more than 30 years of experience in community development, landscape level conservation and the management of multiple regional operations on behalf of both publicly traded and private enterprises. Prior to joining DMB Associates, Inc. and subsequently DMB Pacific Ventures LLC, Mr. Kehke participated in the acquisition, planning, entitlement, development and sale of more than 65,000 residential lots and homes. Mr. Kehke also represented major equity investors in their sourcing, investing and managing of multiple national and international residential, resort and large scale community development projects. In addition to Chairing GVLT, Mr. Kehke serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for Daybreak Communities in Utah, is a board member of the California Building Industry Association, Co-Chair for the UCI Center for Real Estate, and a Trustee of the UCI Foundation. Mr. Kehke earned both an undergraduate degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California – Irvine.