Mr. Mavoides has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2018, and he held similar positions at Essential Properties Realty Trust LLC, which became our operating partnership through the formation transactions, since March 2016. Previously, from September 2011 through February 2015, Mr. Mavoides was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Spirit Realty Capital (SRC), an NYSE-listed REIT that invests in single-tenant, net leased real estate. While at Spirit, Mr. Mavoides was instrumental in transforming that company from a private enterprise, with approximately $3.2 billion of total assets and 37 employees at the time of its September 2012 initial public offering, to a public company with approximately $8.0 billion of total assets and over 70 employees at the time of his departure in February 2015. During his tenure at Spirit, Mr. Mavoides chaired the company’s investment committee and led the team that created the infrastructure that acquired over 150 separate investments with an aggregate purchase price of nearly $2.0 billion and an average investment per property of $2.6 million over a period of approximately three years. Mr. Mavoides previously worked for Sovereign, as its President and Chief Executive Officer, from May 2003 to January 2011. Sovereign is a private equity firm that focuses on investment opportunities relating to long-term, net-leased real estate. While at Sovereign, Mr. Mavoides developed and implemented a business plan pursuant to which Sovereign grew from a startup to a leading investor focused on single-tenant, net leased properties, and he implemented an investment strategy pursuant to which over $1.0 billion was invested in net lease transactions. During his tenure at Spirit and Sovereign, Mr. Mavoides was instrumental in structuring the investment of approximately $4.0 billion in net lease assets. Prior to joining Sovereign, Mr. Mavoides was employed by Eastdil Realty, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, and worked in the banking group at Citigroup, where he focused on the structuring of sale-leaseback transactions. Mr. Mavoides earned a B.S. from the United States Military Academy and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.