Our Team

The Owners

Doyle Wiseman, President of The Wiseman Company

  • Graduate of University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Business Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Former Manager, Audit Division, Arthur Andersen & Co., San Francisco
  • Former Vice President and Controller, Itel Container Corporation, San Francisco

TERON, a California Limited Partnership, Primary Partners:

Gordon Player, Entrepreneur and Investor

  • Graduate of University of Utah with a degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Former Co-founder, President and CEO of Triton Holdings Limited, San Francisco

Ed Schneider, Co-founder and Co-Chairman of Triton Holdings Limited, San Francisco

  • Graduate of Dartmouth College with degree in Government
  • Graduate of Harvard Business School with an M.B.A. in finance

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John Barkey, Chief Financial Officer

John Barkey is The Wiseman Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, John spent six years in the public homebuilding industry, as a VP of Acquisitions for Taylor Morrison Homes in San Ramon, CA, as VP of Development for Pulte Homes/Del Webb in Sacramento, California, and as a Division President for Taylor Morrison Homes in Reno, Nevada. Prior to that, John held a variety of positions at Catellus Development Corporation (now an industrial REIT owned by Pro-Logis) in San Francisco, including Vice-President of Development and Director of Financial Planning. At Catellus, in the last few years he was there, John worked extensively on the Mission Bay project in San Francisco, which is now the location of UCSF’s new 2.6 million square foot research campus, over 5 million feet of new and planned office space, and over 6,000 units of new and planned attached housing. Prior to Catellus, John had worked for Price Waterhouse in New Port Beach, California. He has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.

Brian Wills, Chief Operating Officer

Brian Wills is The Wiseman Company’s Chief Operating Officer. A native of Pacifica, CA, Brian attended Long Beach State before taking his competitive cycling talents to Europe in 1997. Brian returned to the United States and directed YMCA summer camps for several years before joining The Wiseman Company in 2004.

As Chief Operating Officer, Brian directs new building development and construction.  Working with his team of architects, engineers, general contractors and sub-contractors, The Wiseman Company is able to design, construct and lease the finest Class A office buildings in Napa, Solano and Yolo counties.

Brian also leads an outstanding Property Management team. Customer Service is at the core of every interaction with our professional tenants and single family home residents.  Brian’s team continually improves and modernizes The Wiseman Company’s 300,000 square foot portfolio to stay competitive in the Class A market.

Lisa Godley Gilstrap, Director of Sales & Leasing

Lisa-GLisa Gilstrap is The Wiseman Company’s Director of Sales & Leasing. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Lisa has been licensed and practicing commercial real estate since 1988. Lisa is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).

At The Wiseman Company, Lisa is responsible for identifying prospective tenants for our Class A office buildings, negotiating lease contracts, developing long term client relationships, identifying and negotiating the purchase of commercial properties for the Company portfolio and collaborating with the CFO and COO to achieve Company goals and objectives.

R. Scot Hunter, Infill Development Joint Venture

Scot Hunter is the Infill Division’s Managing Partner and CEO. As the owner of Cornerstone Properties Group. Scot has been an active real estate investor and developer for many years. Prior to entering the real estate field, he helped build several companies in the health care field working as an owner and consultant. A graduate of Northern Michigan University, he is licensed as a real estate broker in both California and Michigan. Scot and his family have been residents of Ross in Marin County for over 30 years. He is a former mayor and Town Council member for the town and has been active in many other community activities. He is is an avid road and mountain biker. Scot works out of his office in Ross and can be reached at 415.990.9911.

Alex Araujo, Corporate Controller

Alex-AAlex Araujo is The Wiseman Company’s Corporate Controller. Before joining our team, Alex spent six years at Raymond James Financial in Florida where he held various roles in Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting. Alex started his career with Citigroup and later moved to JPMChase when both companies were establishing accounting operations centers in Florida.

Alex is a graduate of the University of South Florida and a licensed CPA.

At The Wiseman Company, Alex is responsible for all financial accounting, reporting, and tax preparation activities for the Company and its portfolio of commercial office buildings. He also works with the Chief Financial Officer to manage the treasury, risk management and human resource functions for the Company.

Letisia (Letty) Perez, Director of Properties

LettyLetty Perez is The Wiseman Company’s Director of Properties. Letty is a Northern California native who has more than 20 years professional management experience and was responsible for all the sales, marketing and business development initiatives with key clients in her previous position. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree which she achieved while working full-time.

As Director of Properties, her responsibilities include personal communication with tenants and their employees and coordinating the work of a wide variety of vendors who provide the most essential services to The Wiseman Company buildings and its’ clients.