Chief Executive Officer
Tie Lasater is the CEO and a Managing Partner at KeyCity Capital and is an internationally renowned speaker on real estate, finance, leadership, and entrepreneurship. He has been an active real estate investor since 2004, with over 325 transactions and $100 Million of property under management. His business and client interests span over 7 countries and 3 continents. Tie and KeyCity Capital were inducted into the Robert Kiyosaki International Investing Hall of Fame in 2018 and most recently in 2019 were recognized as a Top 100 Real Estate Company by Top 100 Magazine. KeyCity Capital has also been nominated for Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. Tie brings together some of the most influential business leaders, investors, celebrities, and startups to include Mel Gibson, Kathy Ireland, Michael Irvin, Vanilla Ice, Randi Zuckerberg, and Bruce Buffer.
After obtaining a Masters's in Accounting, Tie began his career at KPMG International in the audit and compliance division with a focus on Private Equity. He then became the Controller at a Private Equity firm and, ultimately, the CFO before starting his own private real estate company with his brother Boone Lasater.
Charlie Dombek, CPA
President & Chief Client Officer
Charlie Dombek is a senior partner at KeyCity Capital. He manages the firm’s asset-backed lending and currency trading platforms, additionally becoming responsible for raising capital for the firm’s real estate and alternative investment funds. KeyCity is a mid-market private equity firm that has completed more than 500 real estate transactions and has over $100 Million in assets under management. KeyCity also operates an asset-backed lending platform and currency trading platform that has originated more than $300 Million in asset-backed bridge loans to operators with a portfolio value of over $1 Billion. Charlie founded the firm’s currency trading platform, which has generated a fixed 20 percent annualized rate of return to its clients since inception.
Charlie began his career at Ernst and Young and was a practicing CPA for more than 20 years. He is one of the foremost authorities on domestic and international tax planning and mitigation. Charlie is the founder of XWealth Strategies which is an advisory firm that accelerates the way the mass affluent grow their wealth by engineering tax-efficient investment strategies and by improving investment performance through access to passive real estate and alternative investments. His clients include family offices, professional athletes, entertainers, and highly successful healthcare professionals.
Chief Operating Officer
Boone Lasater is a managing partner of KeyCity Capital, the world’s #1 at Connecting Capital to Wealth. Boone spent many of his early business years in the world of public accounting. With a degree from Tarleton State University in accounting, Boone worked for six years in public tax and audit accounting before transitioning into private equity, where he was the Assistant Controller for PE Oil and Gas before starting his own private real estate company with his brother Tie Lasater.
With KeyCity Capital, Boone and his partners have been inducted into the Rich Dad Hall of Fame sponsored by Robert Kiyosaki and nominated as a Top 100 Real Estate Investment Firm by Entrepreneur Magazine.
Chief Acquisitions Officer
Leigh Archer, one of the managing partners of KeyCity Capital, is passionate about all things real estate. He has been involved in multiple real estate capacities for the past decade, including real estate brokerage, agency management, and investing. Leigh approaches business and life with a broad international perspective as his background includes international business & consulting. Leigh focuses his ability for growth within KeyCity Capital around property acquisitions systems, process, and market analysis and development. Leigh is trilingual and holds a B.A in Business Administration from Tarleton State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark brings a vast amount of financial experience to KeyCity Capital focused on creating and building companies. With over 25 years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, and corporate finance, he specializes in corporate accounting, capital structure refinancing, valuation, and financial analysis. Mark has a significant background directing and leading the financial operations at multiple companies. He has served as CFO at public and private companies and is a highly regarded financial accounting and reporting executive. His leadership illustrates extensive experience in upstream, midstream, and downstream with proficiency and expertise in internal accounting control, financial reporting, and compliance.
Prior to joining KeyCity Capital, he was a consultant for RPA Advisors focusing on financial and turnaround advisory services, enterprise valuation, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, business plan analysis, and liquidity forecasting. Previously, he founded Halcon Resources serving as Executive VP, CFO, and Treasurer. While there, he executed a reverse merger with publicly traded Ram Energy. Following the merger, he led a complete restructuring of the management team and successfully transitioned the Company to the NYSE. In the subsequent years, Mark led teams that raised in excess of $6 billion in capital for multiple transactions. Prior to Halcon, Mark worked for Petrohawk Energy serving as the Executive VP, CFO, and Treasurer. He also occupied the position of Chief Ethics Officer and Insider Trading Compliance Officer. During his time as CFO, he helped grow the company from a $50MM investment into a corporate divestiture of $15 billion cash, in just 7 years. Prior to Petrohawk Energy, he served as the Director of Financial Reporting at Cabot Oil & Gas. Mark began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as part of their audit practice.
Mark holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Houston where he is currently a board member of the Bauer School of Business. In addition, he is a Certified Public Account.
Ryan holds 10+ years of experience in managerial roles within Real Estate and Property Management Accounting, as well as, Operating Company Accounting in various industries. Over 5 of those years have been in the Corporate Controller role. He takes pride in focusing on attention to detail to ensure clean and timely financials are produced. Improving processes, developing efficiencies, and building solid accounting teams is the foundation of his leadership. Ryan has a passion for building a solid accounting structure to produce quality data and information for business analysis and operational decision making. He strives to continue his growth and improvement in leadership and industry expertise while building upon our solid financial team.
Ryan holds a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington and completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin.
SVP of Operations
Meliea brings over 14 years of management experience with 7 of those years in the real estate industry. She is goal-driven in both her professional and personal life. She is passionate about enabling her clients and team to achieve their dreams through the powerful medium of investing. With her background in business and real estate along with her leadership skills, she is able to help integrate and grow KeyCity Capital to even higher achievement levels. Her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology provides a unique perspective in managing others to achieve their highest potential.
Creative & Marketing Director
Meg has over 25 years of experience in the design and marketing industry. Design, Marketing, and Business have provided a multitude of opportunities and experiences, contributing to her ongoing growth and expertise in the cross-disciplinary fields of marketing and creative development. Completing a Master's in Design Management through Savannah College of Art and Design enhanced her practice of interdisciplinary collaboration and the integration of tangible design thinking in all levels of strategy, planning, creative problem-solving, design management, collaboration, and teamwork.
Director of Investor Relations
Jordan, a Dallas native, received a B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Her client relationship experience started at Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors, a private Swiss bank, where she helped establish the first onshore presence for the bank. From there, she worked as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and most recently as a sales consultant with NexPoint Securities, a real-estate alternative investment arm of Highland Capital Management.
Jordan carries with her the importance of building client trust and making sure the client feels secure in their decision to invest. This same enjoyment of relationship-building carries over to her non-profit work; where she serves as a board member of the AiRs Foundation and Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
Director of Property Management
In addition to being an attorney, Carey brings to KeyCity Capital over 15 years of multi-family property management experience, overseeing portfolios in excess of 3,000 units. Carey’s passion for developing people and teams is instrumental as the Property Management division of KeyCity Capital continues to grow. She likes to challenge herself mentally and physically, most recently by training for a triathlon.
Carey holds Bachelors of Science degrees in both Business Administration and Accounting from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania, and a Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M School of Law.
Investor Success Manager
Stephen has over 25 years of experience in both public and private finance and administration. Throughout this time, he worked as a public administrator, was on the Board of Directors for a private operating foundation, served as a board member of the County Economic Development Corporation, and has been on numerous civic boards focused on improving communities at large. Stephen has also taught graduate-level courses at the collegiate level developing the next generation of leaders.
His client relationship experience includes purchasing and refinancing municipal bonds and projects for public and county entities. In addition, Stephen has built a successful practice as a financial advisor working with individuals and families to help better their financial lives.
Stephen is well educated and has received numerous degrees across various fields of study. He holds a degree in Finance from Arkansas University, a Master's degree and a degree in Education with a minor in Mathematics from Lamar University, and a doctorate from Stephen F. Austin State University. Stephen also recently completed a competitive post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University in New York City.
Justine has been with us for over two years and has continued to grow within the company as we grow exponentially. Her focus within KeyCity Capital lies in her ability to make sure the investors have a smooth onboarding experience.
Part of her responsibilities consists of assisting the investor in getting paired with a new custodian and transferring them from one to another. She stays with the investor during the whole process, all the way through until they have successfully onboarded and can start earning the returns on their investments. Justine’s extraordinary nurturing and problem-solving skills stem from being a hardworking, loving mother of two wonderful children.
Iris came to the United States in 2012 and started her journey in the Accounting field. She received her education at Louisiana State University at Shreveport with a bachelor’s in Business Administration. She gained experiences over the years on personal and business taxes, as well as small business bookkeeping by working at a local tax firm.
Iris always had a passion for Real Estate Accounting, therefore she joined KeyCity Capital as a Staff Accountant focusing on Property Management.
Philip has a strong accounting background having obtained a Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona in December of 2019. He also possesses a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, class of May 2018. Philip comes to our team with over 3 years of experience in the field of accounting. He has great analytical skills, organization skills, software skills and is well versed in Excel, Quickbooks, and Netsuite. Philip takes his job very seriously as he is highly motivated and above all, determined to excel and possess a great work ethic. A true asset to our team, Philip excels in the art of teamwork and professional communication skills.
Donna comes to us with a degree in Communications but brings dynamic experience from a wide variety of industries. She has worked everywhere, from politics to facility management, event coordination, the music business in Nashville, auto finance, mortgage lending, and bank acquisitions.
She enjoys being the “go-to” person that the team can depend upon. If she doesn’t know the answer to the question, she makes it her business to know who does or where to get it. Donna is a self-proclaimed handyman/office machine repairman.
Donna is a wine enthusiast, animal lover, and enjoys her downtime with her husband, Jeff, and one very spoiled cat named Calvin.