Chairman & CEO
Scott Mathis is the founder and Chairman of DPEC Partners, and as its driving force, he continues to implement his vision of creating unprecedented ground-floor investment opportunities for high net-worth investors. He has had extensive experience in both investment and management, and has worked in the financial industry for over 25 years. Mr. Mathis received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Mississippi State University, and also served in the Mississippi Air National Guard. He began his career at Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, and was a partner at Oppenheimer and Company. Mr. Mathis also served as a Senior Vice President and member of the Directors Council at Lehman Brothers, and has worked with Alex Brown and Sons, and The Boston Group. No stranger to building a business from the ground up, he was responsible for the management of the Palm Beach, Florida office of Gruntal and Company, Inc. He is the founder of DPEC Capital, Inc. (member of FINRA, SIPC, and SIFMA), InvestProperty Group, LLC, InvestBio, Inc., and through Mathis Ventures he also founded and trademarked the Hollywood Burger brand, a “Fresh Food, Fast!” restaurant concept currently operational in Argentina and under development in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. Mr. Mathis is the acting Chairman of Hollywood Burger, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Hollywood Burger Restaurants – Dubai/UAE. Mr. Mathis has served on numerous corporate boards including The Vaccine Company, Kinexis Inc., AmpliMed Inc., Hollywood Burger Holdings, Algodon Wine Estates, and DPEC Partners.
DPEC Partners currently identifies and develops hotel, hospitality and other lifestyle properties, as well as opportunities and brands that fit within its proprietary ALGODON® brand; one of distinction, refinement, and elegance. The qualities of the ALGODON® brand are exemplified by sophisticated cultural pastimes such as the appreciation of fine wine and the pursuits of golf, tennis and polo. DPEC Partners’ current real estate developments are located in Argentina and include Algodon Mansion, a luxury boutique hotel in Recoleta; Buenos Aires' most elegant residential neighborhood, as well as Algodon Wine Estates, a 2,050 acre luxury vineyard estate located in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina. Here residents can live the winemaker’s dream in a custom designed luxury home on a private vineyard estate, growing their favorite grape varietal to be bottled under their own label. The estate also features Algodon Wine Estates & Champions Club, which includes an internationally award-winning hotel lodge, a prize-winning restaurant, a championship tennis center, 18-holes of championship golf that literally play through vineyards, and a world-class winery that produces the award-winning vintages of Algodon Wine.
For weekly insights and updates on DPEC Partners’ Argentina real estate developments, be sure to subscribe to Scott Mathis' personal blog at www.scottmathis.com, or visit The Algodon Newsletter at www.thealgodon.com.