MEET OUR TEAM

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

– Michael Jordan

TANNER WIDERIKSEN

TANNER WIDERIKSEN

FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

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Tanner sits square as the founder and managing partner of VestCapital. He places a high value on building the real estate investment and development firm with an entrepreneurial approach, having started and scaled 3 businesses since college, pushing through adversity with limited resources and executing the company are part of his DNA. His primary roles at VestCap are predicated on; structuring investment offerings, development strategies, capital management, investor relations, civil/architectural design, municipality entitlements, risk management and growing assets under management. 

Leading with authenticity and passion, Tanner has successfully executed and engineered over 26 real estate investment offerings raising both debt and equity with an aggregate retail finish value of 8-figures, all while mitigating investor risk and meeting or exceeding projected returns in both the residential and commercial real estate arena. 

Tanner resides in Camas, Washington and enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife and 2 kids, catching the latest MMA/UFC event and golfing. 

KEN SCHMIDT

KEN SCHMIDT

CHIEF INTEGRATIONS MANAGER

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Ken started his career in banking with a quick move into what ultimately became a 35-year career in insurance and financial services.  After 22 years with a leading stock insurer in America, Ken invested in a local Vancouver independent insurance brokerage in late 2006.  Over the course of 13 years Ken and his staff tripled its revenue, eventually selling it in 2019 to the 6th largest broker in America.  

Ken joined VestCapital as an investor of a local project in 2020.  Ken and his wife were extremely impressed with VestCapital/Tanner Wideriksen’s ability to churn an attractive ROI, driving Ken’s further interest in joining VestCapital to help support Investor Relations processes through-out the company.  Ken is married and a father of four children.  His interests include skiing, golfing and reading when possible.

GRETA JOSEPHSON

GRETA JOSEPHSON

DIRECTOR OF DESIGN & STAGING

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Director of Design and Staging: Greta has been in the interior design industry for over a decade. She has a Bachelor Degree from Western Oregon University in the Arts with emphasis in artistic design, technical production and dance.

Greta went on to further her design training from one of the country’s premier creative development schools, the New York Institute of Art and Design.

Greta established NW Design Consultants in 2005, a residential design and staging company.  She was also held in high regard as a top design specialist in Pottery Barn’s design studio division on 23rd St in Portland, OR.

Greta was project manager and lead designer in Portland and San Francisco for a California based company.  There she was involved in commercial and residential interior design and rental furniture operations.

Today Greta has expanded her own operations into a commercial/residential design corporation called Kasse Decor LLC.  Their base is Portland, Oregon but their scope is Seattle and San Francisco and is an integral asset to VestCapital.

NICK JONES

NICK JONES

DIRECTOR OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Nick started his career out of Oregon State University at a regional excavation company in Oregon.  Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Management, he came to VestCapital in September 2022 from one of Oregon’s Top 10 General Contractors and over 14 years of relative Project Management experience.

Nick’s role as Director of Project Management is vital for VestCapital.  Taking a structured and detailed approach to each project to ensure they’re managed efficiently from a time, scope and budget is his primary focus.  Nick’s daily tasks encompass pre-construction work, estimating new projects, bidding contracts and buyouts, value engineering existing projects, scheduling people-power initiatives, managing contractors and sub-contractors, managing change orders, cost & revenue projections, billings and profit margins.  These are all critical path work streams for our company and our investors.  

Born and raised in Oregon, Nick grew up playing sports year-round with hunting and fishing trips on the weekends as often as possible. Nick and his wife are busy raising three children, enjoying the great outdoors together and everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

ED HUSTON

ED HUSTON

MANAGING BROKER

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When you talk about having roots in the Pacific Northwest, Ed Huston is synonymous with real estate and Clark County. Having participated in thousands of transactions, Ed has bought, sold and brokered nearly every piece of property the county has to offered in his career. He is managing broker of VestRealty and adds value to every relationship and transaction he touches.

Ed enjoys all of the outdoors the Pacific Northwest offers. The chances of seeing him roping with his horses, fishing or running around looking at real estate is a 10/10. 

BRITTNEY WELSH

BRITTNEY WELSH

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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Brittney manages all our administrative and operational back office. It’s a vital position to our long-term success and objectives

SEAN FREEBAIRN

SEAN FREEBAIRN

FIELD SUPERINTENDENT

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Sean accepted the role of Field Superintendent in December 2022. He has worked in the construction business for over 20 years in many different roles.
Sean is OSHA and CESCL certified with a services career that extends back almost 30 years. With that experience he has achieved 12-month customer service scores of 94.2% for his construction experience, 96.1% via customer walk-throughs and 95.1% for home readiness. Out of his past experience, he has gained a wide range of knowledge working multi-family to custom home construction projects.

Sean grew up in the Salt Lake City, UT area, snowboarding in the winter, mountain biking in the summer. He and his wife, Emily, were married in 2010. Sean loves the outdoors, the great Pacific Northwest and giving it just as good as he gets it. Give him a call, you’ll enjoy the conversation.