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Don Wenner

Founder & CEO, DLP Capital


I am the founder & CEO of DLP Capital. My mission is to will serve the lord, leveraging DLP as my platform, and utilizing my skills as a CEO and Leader to make a positive impact on the major crisis in the world of housing affordability, jobs, legacy, and happiness while being the best father and husband I can be.

I have been the CEO of DLP Capital for 15+ years and am proud of the the incredible job our team has done impacting more than 600,000 lives through providing solutions for our investors, sponsors, residents, clients, and team members. We have completed more than 5 billion in real estate transactions, achieving the Inc.5000 list for 9 straight years. We are the 4th fastest growing company in America to make the Inc.5000 list 5 or more years in a row. We have grown 300-500% every 3 year period for 15 years. We have over 2 billion in assets under management, over 15,000 rental homes, and are funding more than 2 billion per year in acquisitions as a lender and equity partner, driving more than 200MM in annual operating revenue.

I am also an author & speaker. Building An Elite Organization: The Blueprint to Scaling a High Growth, High-Profit Business, a best selling book on USA Today, WSJ, and Amazon.. In it, I discuss my proven methodology, the Elite Execution System (EES), and how like-minded companies can develop this mindset to successfully scale and incorporate this highly motivational tool within their own businesses.

I studied Finance & Marketing at Drexel Univ, in Philadelphia, PA. My wife and I, along with our two young sons, reside in St. Augustine, FL where I am active in faith, community, fitness & health, devour books on a weekly basis, and enjoy many outdoor activities with my family. We also spend time at our home in Asheville, NC.