Mr. Hurd serves as Chief Investment Officer of Waterton affiliates, Ultima Hospitality and Waterton Residential, where he helps to set strategy and develop the firm’s market focus. Prior to joining Waterton, Mr. Hurd was the President and Chief Investment Officer of Strategic Capital Partners (“SCP”), a privately held real estate investment management company. On behalf of institutional clients, SCP invested in over $1 billion of value-added multifamily, hotel and commercial properties across the country. Prior to that, Mr. Hurd spent almost 20 years at GE Capital Real Estate, where he was responsible for managing GE’s institutional real estate equity program. Mr. Hurd received his Bachelor’s Degree at Ohio Wesleyan University and his MBA at Drexel University and serves on the board of Catalyst Schools in Chicago.