Marty Collins


Mr. Collins founded Gatehouse Capital and is responsible for the company's overall strategic direction and both capital and partner relationships. Prior to founding Gatehouse in 1997, Collins was a partner in a Trammell Crow family affiliate, COO of Hampstead Group, and COO of Americana Hotels and the affiliated investments of the Bass Family of Ft Worth. He holds an undergraduate degree in both liberal arts and teaching from University of Akron, and graduate degrees in both liberal arts and business finance from Southern Methodist University. * 214.922.4310

Shannon Arnold

Construction & Design

Mr. Arnold is in charge of Construction and Project Management at Gatehouse. Shannon's 30 plus year career in construction has been almost equally balanced among hands on responsibility for project execution, project management and finally executive management of projects. Prior to joining Gatehouse form UEB in 2015, Shannon held senior management position with Skanska and Balfour Beatty and began his career with Clark Construction in 1983. * 214.922.4312

Karen McGahen

Senior Vice President, Corporate Administration

Since 1999, Ms. McGahen has been responsible for all the Gatehouse Capital accounting and administrative duties, as well as human resources and risk management. Before joining Gatehouse, she was director of planning at a financial services company. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in business from St. Mary's University and University of Dallas, respectively. * 214.922.4311

Colin McDonald

Vice President, Development

Mr. McDonald is in charge of all underwriting and financial analysis and takes primary responsibility of the Gatehouse P3 Platform. He has been active in the hospitality industry for over 30 years beginning his career in consulting, first with Peat Marwick in Sydney and then with PKF in Toronto. He joined Four Seasons Hotels as Director of Development in 1992. In 2005 he moved to Dallas to take the position as Vice President Development with Accor North America and was responsible for brand activity in US and Canada covering Novotel and Sofitel brands. Colins holds an undergraduate degree from University of NSW in Applied Sciences and a graduate degree in Finance from the Australian School of Management. * 214.922.4313

Mark Farruqui

Project Manager

Mr. Farruqui is responsible for managing the projects under design and construction. Mr. Farruqui has over 20 years of experience in construction, project management and development. As a developer and project manager, Mr. Farruqui completed several residential and hotel construction projects in New York. Before transitioning into real estate, Mr. Farruqui worked for the Con Edison Company, one of the largest utility companies in U.S. where he was involved in the engineering and construction of power generation and distribution facilities. Mr. Farruqui holds an Engineering Degree as well as MBA from PACE University, New York. * 214-922-4300

David-Elias Rachie

Development - Minneapolis

David-Elias Rachie brings over 15 years of hospitality experience to Gatehouse Capital,including extensive hospitality real estate financing, deal structuring and acquisition. Mr. Rachie has been awarded U.S. Patents on financial interments for use in hospitality financing.He has been responsible for many hospitality developments from the Caribbean to New York City that included a $290 million redevelopment project of an iconic Times Square hotel. He has extensive experience in negotiating then executing purchase and sale agreements, securing financing, and executing development plans. Using his hospitality experience, Mr. Rachie developed an innovation for the lodging industry that turns a liability, unsold rooms, into an asset by allowing hotels to use those unsold rooms instead of cash to pay commissions; and developed a process for mid-scale hotels to be developed in a more environmentally efficient manner. * 651.982.4546