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Aaron Westphal

Aaron Westphal, co-founder and principal at VanWest Partners, brings a unique combination of real estate investment expertise and technological proficiency to the company. His real estate journey began in 2006, enriched by a successful tenure as a senior software engineer at Qualcomm. Aaron’s deep technical knowledge and strategic problem-solving have been pivotal in propelling VanWest’s operational excellence.

Under his leadership, VanWest has innovated proprietary software systems that streamline the management of a substantial portfolio of assets. These systems facilitate detailed data collection and analysis, enabling the team to execute informed, data-driven decisions tailored to specific market conditions. Aaron’s leadership in leveraging advanced technology ensures VanWest remains a leader in the real estate sector, equipping investors with precise, actionable information.

Aaron’s strategic initiatives have led to enhanced operational efficiency, optimal pricing strategies, and the identification of lucrative acquisition opportunities. His foresight and comprehensive approach have significantly minimized costs and maximized effectiveness, substantially enhancing the organizational structure.

Aaron earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a business minor from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with distinction. A Colorado native, Aaron enjoys family life with his wife and two children. He is also committed to nurturing future talent by mentoring junior high students in entrepreneurship at Aspen Academy.