Latin America Fund Management

  • W. Jeffrey Beckham

    Managing Director, Head of Institutional Investment Management, and Fund Manager – Premier Property Fund

    W. Jeffrey Beckham is a Managing Director, the Head of Institutional Investment Management, and the Fund Manager of the Premier Property Fund of Jamestown.  Mr. Beckham oversees all institutional investor products at Jamestown, which includes serving as Fund Manager and Investment Committee member for Jamestown’s open-end core-plus investment vehicle, the Premier Property Fund, and overseeing and serving on the Investment Committee for Jamestown’s Latin America investment fund.  He joined Jamestown in 2010. Mr. Beckham started his career working in Morgan Stanley’s real estate group, focusing on both advisory and principal transactions based in New York, London and Tokyo.  Upon leaving Morgan Stanley, he joined Hines in London and helped start and fully invest Hines’ first European Development Fund.  After leaving Hines, Mr. Beckham joined Tishman Speyer in their New York headquarters in 2004, and then helped open their Atlanta office in 2007.  While at Tishman Speyer, he worked on acquisitions, development, dispositions, asset management, portfolio management and leasing.  Mr. Beckham is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Urban Land Institute and the Real Estate Executive Council (REEC) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta YMCA and of Junior Achievement of Georgia.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 1998.

  • Lori Lathem

    Chief Accounting Officer

    Lori Lathem is the Chief Accounting Officer of Jamestown.  Prior to joining Jamestown, Ms. Lathem was a Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s Financial Controller’s Group and oversaw the financial reporting of the open-end real estate fund, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Special Situations Fund III L.P.  Prior to her work with Morgan Stanley, she managed the portfolio accounting, analysis and financial reporting for the Florida State Board of Administration pension fund’s real estate portfolios.  Ms. Lathem is licensed in Georgia as a Certified Public Accountant and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University.

  • Mabel Delgadillo

    Managing Director, Head of Andean Region

    Mabel Delgadillo is a Managing Director and Head of the Andean Region at Jamestown.  She has over 16 years of experience including 9 years as Vice President for LAEFM Colombia a Private Equity General Partner and 5 years with Ernst & Young, KPMG and Banca de Inversión Bancolombia spanning Central America, Brazil and Colombia.  Ms. Delgadillo also worked as private advisor for various social infrastructure projects in the form of Public Private Partnerships.  She is a former board member of the Colombian Association of Private Equity Funds, the LAVCA Public Policy Council and the Cadena Forestal- Ministry of Agriculture.  Ms. Delgadillo holds a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de Los Andes of Colombia, a Major in Finance Management from Stetson University, Florida and a Master of Business Administration from INALDE Business School of Colombia.  She speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.

  • Philipp Braunfels

    Vice President, Investment Manager

    Philipp Braunfels is a Vice President and Investment Manager for the Andean Region at Jamestown, focusing on Latin American investments and asset management out of the local office in Bogotá, Colombia.  Upon joining Jamestown, he supported the German retail fund management team in Cologne, Germany and also worked for the Acquisitions and Asset Management departments out of the US offices in Atlanta and New York.  Mr. Braunfels graduated Cum Laude from Maastricht University with a Master of Science in International Business Finance and also holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Economics.  He is fluent in German, English and Spanish.