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3208 Greenleaf Drive
Waco, Texas 76710
United States

(254) 313-1003

JTS Capital Group LLC is an alternative asset acquisition and management company, investing and managing its members capital in the financial services sector.


JTS Management Team

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James T. Sartain

President and Chief Executive Officer

JTS Capital Group LLC

James T. Sartain is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of JTS Capital Group LLC - a company primarily engaged in the purchase and management of distressed debt in the U.S. and Europe.  Prior to JTS, Mr. Sartain was President and CEO of FirstCity Financial Corporation, a publicly traded company on the U.S. NASDAQ stock exchange (also engaged in distressed debt investing).

Mr. Sartain has overseen all aspects of his current and former companies’ investments and operations for over 30 years - purchasing and managing assets in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia.  He led FirstCity’s successful expansion into national and international markets through building strong relationships with capital and financing partners and investing in a wide variety of asset classes.  He has forged the establishment of the many successful business venture subsidiaries, such as Drive Financial Services, American Business Lending, and FirstCity Crestone.  Mr. Sartain has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. 

Prior to 1988, Mr. Sartain spent 17 years in executive management roles in commercial banking in Texas.

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Jim W. Moore

Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer; Chief Credit Officer

Jim W. Moore has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. Until 1992, Mr. Moore served as President of three different Texas financial institutions as well as a federal bank regulator with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Between 1992 and May 2013, Mr. Moore served in positions including Senior Officer and COO of FirstCity Financial Corporation and affiliates where he was heavily involved in all corporate activities including asset management, servicing, REO, commercial correspondent lending, and operations. He also initiated, managed, and oversaw FirstCity's successful entry into the subprime auto lending business via Drive Financial, now known as Santander Consumer Finance USA.

Mr. Moore has a degree from Baylor University.

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Greg F. Evans

Executive Vice President & Consultant

Mr. Evans has served as a manager of JTS since 2013, and alongside Messrs. Sartain and Moore has also served on the Investment Committee of the Management Company since it was created in February 2016 (when the JTS II Funds were initially closed). Mr. Evans joined JTS as an Executive Vice President in 2019 and now shares responsibility with Mr. Sartain for the strategic direction of JTS and its Managed Funds. Mr. Evans has served as a partner of AEC Partners since 2016 and previously served in various roles at Avista Capital Partners from 2005 to 2016. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Evans was an analyst at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Prior to joining DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, he was an analyst in Credit Suisse First Boston’s Investment Banking Department. Mr. Evans brings a broad depth of corporate and leveraged finance expertise to JTS, including prior experience in leveraged acquisitions, credit investing and alternative asset management. Mr. Evans holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Bobby Hefelfinger

Senior Vice President Treasurer

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Robert Mach CPA

Senior Vice President Controller

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Jason Malinak CPA CTP

Senior Vice President Compliance & Investor Services

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Kathy McNair

Senior Vice President Credit Administration

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David L. Porter

Senior Vice President Acquisitions

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Bodie Bookout

Vice President Asset Management

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Robert J. Ketron

Vice President JTS Capital Servicing

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Karsten Schattschneider

Vice President Due Diligence

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Wendy Mansen

Assistant Vice President Asset Management

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Tyler Sartain

Assistant Vice President Due Diligence

JTS has a team of 18 professionals with specific expertise in commercial banking and distressed asset investing.
— James T. Sartain