Jon K. Haahr


Mr. Haahr is the Founder of Silver Portal Capital and a Senior Managing Principal with over 25 years of experience in the capital markets and a track record that exhibits a depth of investment banking, real estate advising, and capital raising expertise for both private and public companies. He has been managing underwriter, placement agent and advisor in over $20 billion of equity, debt and financial advisory transactions for the real estate industry from 1992 to the present, involving more than 150 transactions. Prior to Silver Portal, Mr. Haahr was Co-Head and Managing Director of Real Estate Investment Banking for Wachovia Securities from 1999-2001 and founded and ran the Real Estate and Lodging Group at EVEREN Securities (successor firm to Kemper Securities) from 1991 until joining Wachovia. Mr. Haahr received his MBA in Finance from the Henry B. Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Iowa State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is a past and present member of multiple corporate boards, previously served as Trustee of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Brad Dotson

President & CEO

For over 25 years Mr. Dotson has pioneered accretive value strategies for Commercial & Industrial energy consumers. His keen understanding of the volatility and price risk facing electricity rate payers has delivered millions in savings for his clients, while helping to ensure the resiliency of the energy grid in the west. His innovative interruptible power insurance offering was a leading factor in the growth of the critical Demand Response power market, reducing the nations reliance on expensive Fossil-Fuel Peaker Plants. Prior to founding Youpower, Mr. Dotson served as President of Distributed Power Corporation advancing small packaged distributed cogeneration solutions for Commercial & Industrial power consumers nationally. From 2007-2018, Mr. Dotson served as CEO of Premier Energy Strategies managing energy price risk for more than 100 Commercial & Industrial customer accounts in de-regulated electricity markets, he currently serves as chairman. Mr. Dotson studied Economics at Pepperdine University and CSULB where he was recruited and hired by The ServiceMaster Management Services Company to help lead their growing HealthCare management services portfolio in the western United States.

Jon K. Haahr, Jr.
Mr. Haahr is a Vice President at Silver Portal Capital with over 8 years of investment banking and commercial real estate experience. He is responsible for interfacing with clients and leading Silver Portal’s due diligence and underwriting/modeling efforts. Prior to Silver Portal, he interned as an analyst for RedHill Realty Investors and Westcore Properties, private real estate investment firms that specialize in raising institutional capital and acquiring multi-family and office/industrial assets, respectively. Mr. Haahr has a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University as well as minors in Spanish and Science and Technology Studies.