Mr. Heieie is the Chief Financial Officer of the REIT. He is also the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of managers of WPT Capital. As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Heieie oversees all accounting, analysis and financial operations. Before joining Welsh in 1998, Mr. Heieie was Portfolio Controller for General Growth Properties where he was responsible for accounting and financial reporting to third-party clients. Prior to General Growth, Mr. Heieie worked for Target Corporation in various financial capacities, and prior to that, Mr. Heieie worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP within their audit staff. Mr. Heieie received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Minnesota State University and is a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Heieie also holds his Series 27 securities license.