Mohannad S. Malas is a principal and co-founder of IRA Capital. His responsibilities include raising equity for IRA’s private funds and syndicated offerings, while overseeing the firm’s overall investment strategy.

Malas also serves as the president and chief executive officer of Dana Investment Corp, a full-service real estate operating company he established in 1984. Throughout his career, Malas has been directly involved in the acquisition, financing, management, development, and disposition of more than $3 billion in real estate across all product types. The current investment portfolio consists of approximately $1 billion of retail, office, and medical office properties throughout the U.S.

Malas also serves on the board of trustees of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) Foundation and is a founding board member of UCI Beall Applied Innovation. He is a lifetime founding member for the Mission Hospital Foundation.

Malas is a licensed real estate broker. He is actively involved in numerous leadership and executive organizations, including YPO (Young President’s Organization).

Malas received his bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Manitoba-Winnipeg, Canada, and attended the YPO Executive Program at Harvard.

Mr. Malas joined the Claremont Graduate University Board of Trustees in 2009.