Virtua Partners Expands Phoenix Office

Private equity firm Virtua Partners has expanded its Phoenix operations with the addition of three veteran hires.  Anthony Hinrichs has joined Virtua affiliate Quyp Development as Project Manager, and Derrick Westrick and Zachary Chavez will strengthen the Investor Relations division of Virtua Capital Management.

Anthony Hinrichs, Project Manager

Anthony Hinrichs has over 20 years of experience in construction and development of residential and commercial properties. His background includes commercial projects ranging from restaurants, grocery stores, and hotels across the country with a focus on the Phoenix market. Tony earned a B.S. from the Everglades University in Engineering.

Derrick Westrick, Investor Relations

Derrick Westrick has worked within the banking industry for six years and brings a deep knowledge of finance, banking operations, regulatory guidance, and personal banking/investment services. His experience includes positions at Northern Trust and JP Morgan Chase working directly with customers on business banking, personal lending, investments, securities transactions and credit solutions. Derrick holds a B.A. from the University of Arizona in Political Science, and a master’s degree from Colorado State University Global in Finance with a minor in Accounting.

Zachary Chavez, Investor Relations

Zachary Chavez has worked with the Vanguard Group as a senior trader on its block trading desk specializing in derivatives, foreign, and large block trading. He initiated his career at the CME Group, then moved to Northern Trust as a derivatives analyst.  Zach brings a wealth of Capital Markets experience and holds his Series 7, 63, and 57 licenses with FINRA.  He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Political Science, with a concentration on International Political Economy.

“We are excited to welcome both Zach and Derrick to the investor team at Virtua,” stated Derek Uldricks, President of Virtua Capital Management. “Their diverse backgrounds will bolster our already strong investor relations team.”

Nick Montague, President of Quyp Development, added “I’m delighted to welcome the newest members to our team.  Tony has immense experience in project management and will contribute to our Phoenix-based development team.”

About Virtua Partners:

Virtua Partners is a private equity firm specializing in commercial real estate.  Virtua sponsors a variety of funds and commercial real estate projects across the country.  Investment products include fixed income, growth to income, growth, and aggressive growth.  Through its affiliates, Virtua provides debt and equity origination, asset and property management, workout consulting, development, and fund management.