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Executive Board


Mason Howard


Thomas Dupont

External Communications

Avery Berry


Matthew Bertram


Vice President

Membership and Development


Sebastian Gratson

Internal Communications

Board of Directors


Ryan Sheena

Jackson Trotter

Jack Halferty

Aidan McCarthy


Dr.  Mark Eppli

Club Advisor

Mark Eppli is Director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to his directorial role, Mark serves as the Facility Advisor for the Real Estate Private Equity Club.


Widely published in commercial real estate finance, development, and valuation, his research has been published in dozens of top-respected real estate journals. Dr. Eppli is co-author of two books: Real Estate Development: Principles and Process and Valuing the New Urbanism, both published by the Urban Land Institute. He is an independent board member for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago since 2012, and he is immediate past president of the nonprofit Real Estate Research Institute. Dr. Eppli was named a “Distinguished Fellow” by NAIOP, a national commercial real estate organization, recognizing him as a foremost real estate policy expert. He has also received awards from the Greater Washington Urban League and the Urban Land Institute for his efforts to attract minorities to the real estate profession.


Dr. Eppli earned his Ph.D., Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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