Mollie serves as the Chief Financial and Investment Officer at JPI. Commanding a broad spectrum of JPI’s operations, she spearheads investment, capital markets, finance, accounting, legal, risk, and technology initiatives.
Before joining JPI, Mollie honed her skills and expertise working with institutional investors in real estate private equity, both domestically and internationally. She co-founded and served as a partner at Cephas Partners, a private equity firm specializing in alternative investments, primarily within real estate. Prior to co-founding Cephas Partners, Mollie held the role of Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Principal Investments group in New York. From 2019 to 2020, Mollie served as Head of Affordable Housing and Chief Financial Officer on the Executive Team at Katerra.
Widely acknowledged as a visionary leader, Mollie’s strategic expertise has made a mark on multiple property types and companies, representing an impressive $10 billion-plus portfolio.
In addition to her participation with the Runstad advisory board, Mollie holds board positions with Urban Housing Ventures, Pallet Shelter, and LandSea Homes (NASDAQ: LSEA). Previously, she was a board member of CREW Network, supporting over 11,000 women in commercial real estate.
An alumna of Harvard University, Mollie’s dedication to excellence has earned her accolades such as Seattle’s 40 under 40, and NAIOP’s National Developing Leader Award. She has also been recognized as both a BisNow Seattle Power Woman and an AEC Innovator.