Investing in Closely Held Businesses and Relationships

Team

Senior Partners

Biography

Roger is a Senior Partner at Brightstar. Prior to Brightstar, he was a Co-founder and Managing Principal of SPB Capital Partners. Roger also Co-founded Wet ā€˜nā€™ Wild Las Vegas, a waterpark partnership with Village Roadshow Ltd, Howard Hughes Corporation, AgassiGraf, and other families to promote social impact investing and youth employment. From 2004 to 2010, Roger was the Co-founder and CEO of Sher Capital, a significant family office (heirs to Fortune 50 Company) and Sher Gaming, a licensed gaming partnership with interests in three hotel casinos totaling 2,300 hotel rooms. Prior to SPB Capital Partners and Sher Capital, Roger was a Senior Vice President in the Private Bank of Bank of America. Roger also worked in the Investment Services Group of Credit Suisse in Los Angeles, California and its predecessor firm, Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette (DLJ).

Roger is a board member of both the Las Vegas Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Meadows Bank. He was also Chairman of Quality Mechanical. Previously, Roger was appointed by Elaine Wynn as her Board President to Communities in Schools, Nevada and a founding board member of the University of Utah Venture Fund. Roger received an MBA from Emory University and a B.S. in Management from the Marriot School at Brigham Young University. Roger is a 3rd generation native of Las Vegas.