Nick China has over fifteen years of experience conducting acquisition and strategic analysis in the energy, technology, and industrial product markets. He has over seven years with Bainbridge Consulting and Bainbridge Capital. From oil and gas exploration to bulk terminal and transloading facilities, Mr. Chini has analyzed over 500 product and service companies, covering 200 markets for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, market due diligence, product positioning, acquisition search and due diligence, and financial valuation. Mr. Chini’s clients in M&A include Kinder Morgan, Cano Petroleum, Microsoft, Coca Cola, Mitretek, Ralcorp, and more. His deals have ranged from the $560mm acquisition of Davison companies by Genesis Energy to transactions of technology assets by Microsoft.
Nick China holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University. Mr. Chini earned a specialty in marketing from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has completed advanced studies at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation.
In 1979, Joey Goss began his career in the residential construction business. In August 1989, he established a startup housing company, Cheldan Homes. By 2004, Cheldan Homes was ranked in the top 5% of all new homebuilding companies in United States measured by unit count and revenue. Currently the company is in the top 200 residential building companies in the country.
In 2005, Mr. Goss sold one third of Cheldan Homes to a large equity group to diversify his investments. Joey Goss has been involved at the national, state and local levels of the National Association of Homebuilders and Cheldan continues to be in the top tier of DFW homebuilders and a leader in the industry.
As CEO of Cheldan Homes, Joey Goss has been featured in national publications such as Professional Builder, Big Builder Magazine, Newsweek and many other regional publications.
One of Mr. Goss’s tenets for business is “you make your money when you buy.” He’s been known throughout his career to have a keen sense for the value of fixed asset classes.
As an investor, Mr. Goss has a proven track record as a:
- Shareholder in The Convene Corporation
- Shareholder in regional DFW bank
- Equity partner in Strategic Title, a subsidiary of Stewart Guaranty
- Managing member of numerous real estate investment LLCs
- Oil and gas entrepreneur with proven production in the Permian Basin, Ector County, Texas and exploration operations in Tom Green County, Texas.
Joey and his wife, Kayemille Goss, have been married for 25 years. They are very proud of their three children and a son-in-law. Goss is an Elder at Pathway Church in Burleson, Texas, and an active member at Highridge Church in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Goss has been a board member for the following:
- Habitat for Humanity Tarrant County, State of Texas
- National Association of Homebuilders – regional and local level
- Tarrant County Community College construction and technology department