Jonathan has been involved in the real estate and finance industries since 2002.
In 2013 Jonathan spent a year working at the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, where he cultivated a passion for equal housing opportunities. From 2014 on Jonathan has been creating affordable senior, workforce, special needs, integrated and 100% permanent supportive housing developments across three states.
To date, Jonathan has leveraged his passion to secure financing for over 1,000 affordable housing units totaling $200 million in development.
Jonathan is a Member of the Indiana Affordable Housing Council, serves as Board Chair at Near East Area Renewal, and is on the Program Committee of Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnerships. Previously Jonathan served on the Board at Hear Indiana, and as an Advisory Board Member of Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development.
Born with a profound hearing loss, Jonathan credits others with giving him the opportunities to succeed and devotes his life to lifting up others with a disadvantage.
Jonathan is married to Heidi, and their three daughters Evelyn, Lydia, and Juliet keep him young and happy.
Also the above photo is 8 years old, but Jonathan thinks he looks pretty much the same.
Danielle joined Gratus in 2023 because she deeply resonated with the mission of neighborhood-centered development and working with a heart of gratitude.
Danielle is responsible for all aspects of the development life cycle, including project conceptualization, building project applications, project management, and compliance & due diligence. She holds a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelors in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa (go Cats!).
Prior to her work with Gratus Development, she managed and ensured compliance with HOME and LIHTC-funded properties and played a crucial role in developing a HOME-funded 11-unit multifamily mixed-use project while working at a community development corporation in Madison, Wisconsin.
Most recently, Danielle served as the Community Development Block Grant Manager at the City of Indianapolis, where she managed compliance, project management, and facilitated the expenditure of over 13 million dollars for 60+ ongoing projects.
In her spare time, Danielle enjoys gardening, spending time with her husband, Alex, and their two cats, and she is an active resident of Indy’s Little Flower Neighborhood.
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