Prior to joining Stonelake, Mr. Peeples worked for KDC Real Estate Development & Investments, a Dallas, Texas-based real estate developer, where he had responsibility for executing new build-to-suit projects and structuring strategic joint ventures. While at KDC, Mr. Peeples opened and led their Houston, Texas office which marketed and developed approximately $100 million of real estate assets. Mr. Peeples also worked in Houston and Dallas for Amegy Bank, a regional commercial bank, where he served as a commercial real estate lender with a portfolio valued at more than $200 million. Mr. Peeples received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a dual specialization in real estate and private equity. While at McCombs, Mr. Peeples received a national scholarship from the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), served as a director of the McCombs REIT Fund, and was President of the Graduate Real Estate Society. He is a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, president and co-founder of the Buffalo Breakfast Club, and currently serves as Chairman of the Associate Council for the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center at the University of Texas.