Wherever the right opportunity exists to make wise investments, create strategic partnerships and build better communities, GWC Capital has the team to make it happen. Whether a city or a town trying to find the right development to enhance the community, a private land owner who needs a little larger team to build-out that vision or maybe a project is stranded and needs a set of fresh eyes—GWC has a proven track-record of creating and completing highly-amenitized and sustainable commercial, residential and mixed-use projects, as well as providing unique opportunities for their partners along the way.

GWC Mission

  • We Value People
  • Our Word is Our Bond
  • Always Give a Full Measure
  • We Continuously Improve



As President of GWC Capital, Brandon leads the team in identifying and initiating new projects, new partnering ventures, and opportunities for growth in other verticals. His roles prior to GWC Capital include working as a consultant in brand and marketing strategy at Target, business development, and investment banking. Brandon is a visionary leader that is trailblazing new opportunities in real estate and expanding GWC Capital.

Brandon has an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in business management and entrepreneurship. He is active in the chambers of commerce for Salt Lake, Utah, and Washington counties and serves on the board of trustees for EDC Utah.

Brandon loves to travel, ski, and is always up for trying a new meal. He, his wife Alison and their three children live in Orem, UT.


Director, Business Services

After completing his PhD in Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Rob spent a career as a higher education administrator overseeing a variety of university programs: distance education, innovation campus development, technology transfer and spin-out companies, marketing and communications, and university fundraising.

After leaving higher education and before joining GWC, Rob was the Director of Utah Government & Public Affairs for R&R Partners working with public officials, policymakers, donors, investors, government funding entities and the private sector to create the necessary alignment to deliver the expected outcomes.

As the Division Manager for Business Services at GWC, Rob oversees the public and government affairs, marketing, branding, public relations, market analysis, and lifestyle management team for GWC projects.


    Chief Planner, Project Manager

    Brook is the brain behind the beauty. With two decades of design and development experience, Brook has been involved in all aspects of planning, developing and construction golf courses, recreational resorts, mixed-use residential, commercial/retail, and master-planned community projects. Brook has a keen ability to visualize a property’s development potential, utilizing the natural and aesthetic features of the land. He has worked in several roles, including architect, project manager, principal planner, director, and president. Brook’s experience and creative aptitude enable him to lead projects from initial conception through final construction.

    Brook graduated in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning from Utah State University.

    He enjoys traveling with his family.


    Project Manager

    Jared collaborates with Clyde Company subsidiaries to identify current real estate holdings and then plan for each of their highest and best use in vertical development. He understands the vital importance of future long-range planning and development as well as the need to build partnerships and coalitions to create a successful real estate portfolio. Previously, Jared founded an economic development company called Downtown Provo Inc., a public-private partnership with Provo City and downtown Provo stakeholders. During that time, Jared participated in various and unique real estate transactions and acquired a true love for real estate development.

    Jared graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in International Studies.

    Jared is married with three children. He and his family enjoy traveling and taking advantage of Utah’s outdoors.


    VP Operations

    Before Mitch Dansie joined GWC Capital, he had taken on the task of leading and developing 400 acres of family property in Herriman, UT. GWC Capital recruited him to be the general manager of Desert Color, a 3400-acre master-planned community in St. George, UT. He now serves as the Vice President of Operations at GWC Capital.

    Mitch is an accomplished and proven finance and operations executive with over 15 years of international experience in project management and oversight. He has an extensive background in risk management, process improvement, and change management.

    Mitch holds a BA in Finance from the University of Utah and was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs and Co. prior to joining GWC Capital.

    The Dansie family is always on the go and enjoys immersing themselves in their passions whether it’s football, golf, or dance. Mitch is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling to new places with his family. 


    Finance & Treasury


      Project Manager

      Clayton is a project manager for the GWC team. He sources deals through strategic partnerships with builder groups and real estate brokerages. He focuses on city’s growth plans and land use needs and then helps GWC in planning the right development to come at the right time in a particular area.

      Clayton received an economics/business degree from BYU. He has a professional background in venture capital and financial analytics and can quickly assess risk and opportunities for GWC investors.

      Outside of the office, Clayton loves rock climbing, good food, and the spontaneous fun that comes with raising young children.


        Director – Construction and Engineering

        Nathan leads the team of construction and engineering professionals to design, secure approvals, and build GWC projects.  Nathan holds a reputation for high-quality work and partnering.  He is instrumental in business management and project management/development and is a visionary and capable leader of large and complex engineering and construction operations.  He is a collaborative and empowering leader who builds, develops, and retains teams who execute well and successfully deliver complex projects.  He is valued for his integrity and innovation.

        Prior to joining GWC, Nathan was Vice President of Geneva Rock, where his leadership directed on target completion of over 400 projects per year.

        Nathan has an MS in Civil Engineering from BYU and is a licensed professional engineer.

        Nathan is married to Melissa Schellenberg and is the father of seven children.  He loves to run, bake bread, and do anything his kids and grandkids are doing.


          Construction Project Manager

          Ryan is GWC Capital's construction project manager and focuses his efforts on projects in Central Utah. He adds significant value to the team with his understanding of civil and vertical construction management. Prior to joining GWC, he worked in commercial construction.

          Ryan has a Bachelor in Construction Management degree from Brigham Young University, is very involved in his community and church organizations as a volunteer.

          Ryan and his wife Ashely live in Utah County and have two sweet young daughters. He enjoys mountain biking, hunting, Crossfit, and gardening.

            RYAN COATES

            Business Services Manager - Desert Color

            Ryan Coates leads the marketing effort for Desert Color—a 3,400-acre master-planned community in St. George, UT. Ryan brings a passion for growing and developing businesses. He has enjoyed leading a startup private school, developing and marketing a new home efficiency company, and leading logistics and purchasing teams for large public and private corporations.

            Ryan has an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a BS in Business Administration from Western International University.

            He is an avid fan of Arizona sports teams and enjoys keeping up with his health and fitness routines.

            Ryan, his wife and two children reside in St. George.


            Business Services Specialist

            Kristy is acquainted with many elements of development and construction.  She has abundant exposure to the building process and values the satisfaction which comes from creating.  For Kristy it’s all about building…building relationships, building the community, and building a project.  Kristy helps create and sustain multiple dimensions of value in one of the largest financial and asset markets in the world.   Some of her major strengths include her high expectations for the quality of her work, superior organizational skills, and a keen ability to quickly build rapport and influence people.

            Kristy collaborates with city personnel, builders, architects, designers, engineers, and community officials to ensure success throughout the process of land entitlement and development.  Her ability to deal with controversy, without compromising on important issues, allows for a win-win in her business relations.

            Prior to joining GWC, Kristy participated in the development of Summit Creek UT, a unique mountain community, and acquired a true love for real estate development.  She received a BS from Southern Utah University and is completing an MRED from the University of Arizona.

            Kristy loves being a mom.  Some of her other loves include snow skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and cheering for her children in their pursuits.


              MICHELLE GEDDE

              Operations Specialist

              Michelle is the Operations Specialist and is a significant asset to the GWC team. She has worked in the real estate development industry for 8 years, gaining experience in all aspects of tenant improvements and capital expenditures construction. In her current role, she has mastered the ins and outs of the vertical construction process.

              Michelle is passionate about advancing a project from start to finish and making the process seamless. In addition to working on two key projects in St. George, she also assists the team in other projects throughout Utah and Idaho.

              Outside of the office, Michelle enjoys hiking, volunteering, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her kids and grandkids.

                TANNER JONES

                Financial Analyst

                Tanner is the financial analyst for the GWC team. He is responsible for planning, forecasting, budgeting, and the analytical activities which support GWC’s major business decisions and overall financial health.

                Prior to joining GWC, Tanner worked as a sales representative for Arive Homes. Tanner has a real estate investment portfolio (Fenway Peak Investments) which has helped him understand the market and real estate finances.

                Tanner received a BS in Marketing from BYU and graduated with a Master's in Real Estate Development degree from the UofU where he was selected as the Outstanding Business Graduate in his class.

                Tanner and his wife Hailey have one son, and a baby girl on the way. Together they love to travel, hike, and camp. Tanner is a runner, a golfer, a big Red Sox fan, and an F1 fan.

                  DANIEL LEMICH

                  Area Manager, Construction

                  Daniel is the Area Manager of Construction for the area projects. He is skilled in project management, specifically civil and vertical construction management. Prior to joining GWC, Daniel worked in commercial construction and is also a licensed drone pilot.

                  Daniel graduated from Brigham Young University in Construction Management and Global Business Literacy. He is heavily involved in community and church organizations.

                  He enjoys hunting, BYU sports, and playing the guitar. He and his wife Kyra reside in St. George with their two young sons, Owen and Lucas.


                    LANDON NORTHEY

                    Area Manager, Construction

                    Landon is the Construction Manager for the northern area projects including Valnoa and Molinari Park developments in Idaho.  He is key to the success of developing budgets, schedules, and strategic plans to deliver finished lots, amenities, and offsite improvements for these communities on time and on budget.

                    Prior to working at GWC, Landon worked for a homebuilder/developer for 7 years.  He was involved in and managed a few communities in Treasure Valley, including a remote master plan community that required private sewer and water facilities.  Landon also spent three years operating heavy equipment on various construction projects.  This allowed him to obtain firsthand construction knowledge which he successfully implements in the management of the projects in which he is involved in.

                    Landon graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and a Minor in Business Administration.

                    Landon grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and moved to Boise for college.  He and his wife have three beautiful children.  He absolutely loves the outdoors and enjoys spending time with his family as they golf, wake surf, camp, hunt, and fish.

                      TODD TURPIN


                      Todd is the Controller for the GWC team He oversees and maintains the financial processes including month-end close and analysis of results, year-end financial statement audits, and compliance in filing Sales Tax, IFTA, Personal Property, etc. He also assists in the processes and controls surrounding inventory management. Todd is intentional and is an asset in maintaining a sound financial process in a multi-location environment.

                      Todd has a sound background in audit, and prior to joining the Clyde Companies, worked at Deloitte as an auditor. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, as well as a Master’s Degree in Accounting.

                      Todd is married to his wife Alisha and they have a darling baby girl. He enjoys boating, snowboarding, and mtn biking in the outdoors, and is a Harley Enthusiast.

                        CHARISE SCHEXNAYDER

                        Administrative Assistant

                        Charise Schexnayder is the Administrative Assistant at Desert Color St. George and loves creating an environment that is efficient, productive and positive.  She has spent much of her career in the Information Technology industry working over 10 years for Yahoo! Inc.  While she truly enjoys her new job at Desert Color by day, Charise also enjoys spending time with her husband and son, traveling, reading and serving the youth in her local church. 

                        Kelsey Tucker

                        KELSEY TUCKER

                        Executive Assistant

                        Kelsey holds significant value for the GWC team as the Executive Assistant. As an accomplished administrative and executive assistant for over 12 years, she has expert technical and interpersonal capabilities and assists the team in various capacities to ensure smooth schedules, workflow, and company progress.

                        Kelsey attended Utah Valley University.

                        Kelsey and her husband have three children. They spend most of their time on the baseball field. Additionally, she loves to cook and travel.

                          Where We Came From

                          GWC Capital originated in 2014 under the Clyde Companies family of businesses. Clyde Companies is the owner of WW Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunpro, Sunroc, IHC Scott, Bridgesource and Beehive Insurance.

                          Initially, GWC Capital was created to better serve the internal needs of Clyde Companies’ vertical construction customers, as well as facilitate sustainable development of the vast property assets of the organization. That vision has expanded because of the unique talent that has been assembled under GWC Capital and because of Clyde Companies’ unwavering commitment to share its expertise and to build better communities.

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