Our Management Team

Lease 2 Own America’s executive team members have a collective 75 years in career experiences with regard to appraising, procuring, selling, leasing and managing real estate properties. Team Members have extensive backgrounds in subprime auto industry, more than $100M of completed wholesale property transactions and Fortune 500 brand, sales, marketing, PR and business development successes

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Craig A. Clemons
CEO

Mr. Clemons’ careers include Senior Management positions with Fortune 500 companies to include Anheuser-Busch, Frito Lay, Wal-Mart, Williams Co. and Express Employment Pros – a $3.46 billion organization. His brand accomplishments have received WSJ front-page coverage

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Charles A. Ozan
COO

Mr. Ozan has a broad background in Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Applied Economics, Real Estate, Valuation, Finance, and Insurance. His professional background in appraising (distressed assets) totals more than $850M over a 22-year span

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Jana Fariss
Senior Vice President

Ms. Fariss has professionally managed $100 million in property transactions since 2002. She established the “1-800-2-Sell-Homes” company; now a multi-million dollar company with national footprint

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Monty Fariss
Senior Vice President

Mr. Fariss brings over 15 years of Real Estate investment banking experience to team. He owns a construction company, commercial apartment complexes and an impressive portfolio of residential rental properties

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Mark Ozan
Corporate Law /

Legal Counsel

Mr. Ozan joined L2OA to oversee in-house legal activities and lead efforts on employee guidelines, contracts and lessee correspondence. Mark is instrumental in the organization’s SPE, JV and M&A initiatives

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Marcella Martinez
Leasing Specialist

Ms. Martinez is a friendly, well-connected professional; she markets, promotes and sells L2OA properties and helps renters move toward an ethical, legal and transparent pathway to home ownership. She is a valued bilingual linguist

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Kay Bale

Collections and Customer Relations

Ms. Bale joined L2OA to leverage 15 years as a professional Property Manager (300 units successfully coordinated and managed). With an extensive background including Operational Manager at a major Drug & Alcohol rehabilitation center, Kay serves L2OA’s external audiences including prospects, lessees, vendors and accounts payable recipients

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Shaun Lewis
Procurement Analyst

As a former collegiate athlete ranked #1 by ESPN; Mr. Lewis enjoyed success as a linebacker in the NCAA. He has developed an impressive portfolio of single family homes and duplexes and assists in strategic analytical work with regard to analyzing, building and tracking organization’s acquisitions

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Glenn Pearce

Financial Services

With a finance degree and as a licensed realtor with a background in Wholesale Real Estate, Mr. Pearce has many duties within our organization starting with financial reconciliation, budgets, balance sheet, audit, P&L and Pro Formas