JTS Management Team
James T. Sartain
Chief Executive Officer; Chief Financial Officer
James T. Sartain has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 17 years of experience in a variety of management roles in commercial banking. Mr. Sartain served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member of FirstCity Financial Corporation (and it’s predecessor J-Hawk Corporation) from 1988 to 2001, managing and overseeing all aspects of successful investment in both domestic and international operations including distressed debt and private equity investments. In 2001, he became Chief Executive Officer and served as a Board Member of FirstCity Financial Corporation until May 2013.
Mr. Sartain is a graduate of Baylor University, has a certificate from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, and has been a faculty member of the Graduate School of Banking for over 25 years.
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.
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.
Senior Vice President Treasurer
Robert Mach CPA
Senior Vice President Controller
Jason Malinak CPA CTP
Senior Vice President Compliance & Investor Services
Senior Vice President Credit Administration
David L. Porter
Senior Vice President Acquisitions
Vice President Asset Management
Robert J. Ketron
Vice President JTS Capital Servicing
Vice President Due Diligence
Assistant Vice President Asset Management
Assistant Vice President Due Diligence