Mr. Tella is an experienced and accomplished investment banker with over 14 years of experience of investment banking and capital raising in the real estate and sports industries. Mr. Tella most recently spent 11 years at Inner Circle Sports “ICS” (2007-2018), a boutique investment bank specializing in buy-sell and sell-side advisory, corporate finance and capital raising services for HNWI investors in support of acquisitions, financings and development of US & European sports franchises and stadia. Mr. Tella previously worked at iStar Financial (NYSE: STAR), a publicly traded REIT based in New York. He was a member of the capital markets team and executed multiple debt & equity capital raises and M&A activities. Mr. Tella started his career in 2004 as an investment banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets in New York. He executed public and private debt, equity, M&A and LBOs in the real estate, media & telecom industries. Mr. Tella graduated cum laude from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University with a dual concentration in Finance and Accounting.