Mr. Beckhorn was appointed our Treasurer in January 2015 and previously served as our Assistant Treasurer from July 2014 until January 2015. Mr. Beckhorn was also appointed Treasurer of Gladstone Land in January 2015 and also served as the Assistant Treasurer of each of the Company and Gladstone Land from July 2014 through January 2015. Mr. Beckhorn was also named Assistant Treasurer of each of Gladstone Capital and Gladstone Investment in January 2015. Mr. Beckhorn joined the Gladstone Companies in January 2013 as Managing Director, Finance. Prior to joining Gladstone, he was a Regional Director (from March 2010 through December 2012) with Heavenrich & Co., an M&A group that serves the senior’s housing industry. Mr. Beckhorn served as a Senior Vice President with Sunrise Senior Living from May 2000 through December 2008, where he secured debt financing to support the company’s development, acquisition, and joint venture activities. Additionally, he worked for the Riggs Bank in a variety of real estate related capacities including Managing Director and Senior Asset Manager for the Multi-Employer Property Trust, spanning from February 1990 through April 2000. Mr. Beckhorn earned an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BA from Colgate University.
Mr. Mastantuono joined the Gladstone Companies in May of 2013 as a Senior Accountant of Gladstone Commercial Corporation. Prior to joining us, Mr. Mastantuono worked as a Senior Audit Associate with Grant Thornton LLP where he performed audits of financial statements and internal controls for SEC filers in the Northern Virginia area. Mr. Mastantuono is a CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and he holds a BS in Accounting, and a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland.