Our Team

Our team brings a unique combination of investing and operational expertise.

At Ridgehouse Capital, we invest alongside our clients and assume ongoing oversight and asset management responsibilities on behalf of our investors. Our commitment to our investors is paramount to the performance of the firm both today and tomorrow.

Michael J. Sansone


Michael J. Sansone is co-founder and managing principal of Ridgehouse Capital. Mr. Sansone has over a decade of finance, asset management, and real estate investment and development experience. He is a St. Louis native and grew up in the Real Estate Industry.

Mr. Sansone is responsible for the strategic planning and the growth of the organization and maintains oversight over all aspects of the Ridgehouse platform.

Matthew E. Walla


Matthew E. Walla, is co-founder and principal of Ridgehouse Capital. Mr. Walla is a St. Louis native and has worked for over a decade in the finance/accounting industry. Mr. Walla oversees the day-to-day management of financial operations, asset management, and capital/debt financing for the Ridgehouse Capital portfolio.

Prior to founding Ridgehouse, Mr. Walla was the Chief Investment Officer of Sangita Capital Partners. Mr. Walla earned his BSAcc/MAcc in Accountancy from the University of Missouri- Columbia and his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.

David Braswell

Mission constructors

David Braswell, is co-founder and president of Ridgehouse subsidiary, Mission Constructors. Since 1984, Mr. Braswell has specialized in multifamily in development and construction; including: site selection, site planning, entitlements, and project management.

During this period, Mr. Braswell has completed over 60 multifamily communities in 13 states, totaling more than 14,000 units.

Lisa Kortkamp

vice president
property management

Lisa joined Ridgehouse Capital in 2019 as a vice president of property management and has over 25 years of property management experience in the commercial and multi-family sectors. She is responsible for overseeing the property performance and operating standards of all Ridgehouse projects.

Throughout her career, Ms. Kortkamp has been directly involved in new construction, lease-ups, acquisitions, and fee managed communities within the multifamily industry.

Eric Vessels

Eric Vessels is a senior project manager for Ridgehouse subsidiary, Mission Constructors. Eric has extensive construction experience through hands on field work, budgeting, site work, site level management, project management, and subcontractor buyout.

Additionally, he has built or overseen the construction of medical, office, retail, single family homes, and apartment communities throughout his 40-year career. With his relentless focus on finding solutions, Eric is often the last call needed when encountering a problem during the construction process.

Audrey Morgan

Audrey is a project accountant responsible for the tracking of each construction project’s expenses and budget compliance.

Tanya Stewart

Tanya is a staff accountant tasked with the general accounting of Ridgehouse operations and property portfolio. She assists in the production of property level financial reports, budgets, and internal company financial reporting.

Chris Vessels

Chris Vessels is an assistant superintendent responsible for the daily operations of assigned construction tasks and projects for ongoing Ridgehouse developments.

Travis Key

Travis Key is a superintendent responsible for the daily operations of site level construction. His primary focus is on subcontractor coordination and quality control throughout the construction process.

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