Management Team

 

S. Osborn (Oz) Erickson, Chairman

Mr. Erickson is the Chairman of Emerald Fund.  He has 30 years experience developing and managing residential and commercial projects.  He identifies new projects, is involved with the initial design, financing, securing of governmental approvals and sales and marketing.  Mr. Erickson has significant experience in the community project approval process.  He was a licensed real estate broker.  Mr. Erickson received a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University.

 

Alastair A. Mactaggart, President

Mr. Mactaggart is the President of Emerald Fund. He identifies new projects, is involved with the initial design, financing, securing of governmental approvals and sales and marketing.  He received BA and MBA degrees from Harvard University.

 

Marc Babsin, Principal

In addition to 12 years of experience in real estate development, Mr. Babsin is an attorney and CPA.  Mr. Babsin holds a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, a JD from Harvard Law School, and a Master in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

Tim Vrabel, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Vrabel joined Emerald Fund in 2006 and he oversees the financial affairs of the company.  Prior to joining the Emerald team, he worked in corporate finance at Johnson & Johnson.  Mr. Vrabel received a BS in Finance & International Business from Penn State University, and is also a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Financial Manager.

 

Jean Tse, Director of Accounting & Controller

Ms. Tse joined Emerald Fund in 1998.  She has over 20 years of experience in management, accounting and systems conversion. She has worked in various industries including real estate, logistics, and retail.  Ms. Tse holds a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University.

 

Jaja Jackson, President of Emerald Property Management

Mr. Jackson is responsible for all Emerald Fund property management activities. For existing portfolio and new projects, he directs site operations, staffing, marketing, and maintenance. He received BA and MBA degrees from Harvard University.

 

Shane Harris, Director of Construction

Mr. Harris joined Emerald Fund in 2012.  With him, he brought 15 years of construction experience working for one of the largest and most respected commercial contractors in California.  He has been personally involved in the construction of over 1,000 residential units, and oversees all new construction activity for Emerald Fund.  Shane is a licensed contractor and has a BS in Civil Engineering from CSU, Chico.