Terese Everson joined Focus Strategies in 2019. Terese has over 20 years of finance experience in investment banking and private equity in a variety of industries and has worked on over $3 billion in transactions.
Prior to joining Focus Strategies, Terese was a Vice President at Cienda Partners in Dallas, where she led the acquisition of real estate and distressed debt investments in hospitality, office, land, multi-family, master-planned community and industrial sectors. Prior to Cienda, Terese was an investment banker in New York at Bear Stearns and subsequently at Deutsche Bank Securities in the Healthcare Group. Terese has also worked as Director of Acquisitions IFM Services and as an associate at Olympus Real Estate Corporation, a former affiliate of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst. She began her career as an analyst at JP Morgan Chase in the Mergers & Acquisitions group.
Terese currently serves as the chair of the UT McCombs BBA Advisory Board, as CFO of the HBS Club of Austin and as chair of the steering committee for WLI (Women’s Leadership Initiative for the Urban Land Institute of Austin). Terese earned a BBA from the University of Texas and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Terese holds a FINRA SIE, Series 82 and 63 securities licenses.