Elan Ruggill Midwest COO & Treasurer Founding Partner
As Midwest Chief Operating Officer, Elan is responsible for securing acquisition financing, leading refinancings, and generally managing the profile of the funds’ debt for the long-term. As Midwest Treasurer, Elan is responsible for cash-flow forecasting, cash management and related system development. Prior to establishing Watermark, he worked in the financial markets in the Interest Rate Derivatives Trading team for HSBC Global Markets in New York and in London for a hedge fund trading interest rates. Upon his return to Michigan in 2011 he worked for American Eagle Lifecare, an expanding nursing home and healthcare facility owner/operator, and was Co-Founder of OR Partners, a real estate investment vehicle, along with investing in a series of projects with John and Stewart. Elan is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley Haas School of Business.