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Executive Team

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."   Vince Lombardi



Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Chris Mitchell

Mr. Mitchell is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Crown Acquisitions, Inc., and is the person responsible for the firm’s vision, direction and global strategy. His experience includes over two decades of acquiring, developing, managing, operating and disposing of real property.


Mr. Mitchell has spearheaded projects in a number of asset classes, including the following: both value-add and core plus student housing projects, conventional apartment communities, multi-unit developments, commercial office buildings, and high-end single-family residences. He is integrally involved in every aspect of the lifecycles of Crown’s respective projects, from identifying desirable targets, to sourcing debt and equity funding, to acquisition and operation, and ultimately disposition.


Previously a member of the Board of Directors for the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Orange County, Mr. Mitchell currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Global One and Pacific One Chapters. He is currently enrolled in the Columbia Business School Advanced Management Program.


Mr. Mitchell is also dedicated to community development and has volunteered hundreds of hours to various programs designed to improve the community and its youth. He is the co-founder of SoCal Divers, Inc., a (501c3) nonprofit youth sports organization focused on developing and fostering children’s leadership skills, goal setting and community involvement through sports.


In his free time, he is an active member of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Search and Rescue Team.



Corporate Counsel

Morgan Evans

Mr. Evans is Corporate Counsel at Crown Acquisitions.  A real estate and business transactional lawyer with nearly 21 years of experience, Mr. Evans has handled and overseen all aspects of real estate  transactions from acquisitions, development, dispositions, leasing and financing. Mr. Evans' experience includes real estate product types ranging from commercial and industrial, to multi-unit and single family residential. 


Mr. Evans received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. 


Mr. Evans enjoys spending his free time traveling with his wife and their teenage children.  He also enjoys surfing and reading.



Chief Financial Officer

Kim Beckley

Mrs. Beckley is Chief Financial Officer at Crown Acquisitions, Inc.  She is responsible for all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial reporting functions – including technical accounting, internal controls, and financial systems implementation.  She began her career at KPMG Peat Marwick in the audit department with an industry emphasis in distribution and manufacturing; clients included Ralphs Grocery Company and Harman International.  


From there she transitioned to the accounting industry where responsibilities ranged from capital improvements, franchise business, international reporting, budgeting and various SEC reporting; including but not limited to Form 10Q and Form 10K.  In addition, she was responsible for SOX404 compliance.  


Mrs. Beckley received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.  


In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering on the booster club of her kids sports teams.

Vice President of Acquisitions 

Daniel Wesson

Daniel Wesson is VP of Acquisitions with over 35 years of commercial real estate experience, Dan specializes in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily properties with a hyper focus in Tucson. 


Wesson has been a managing member of The Waterfall Group, LLC, based in Tucson, AZ. He was previously with CBRE Capital Markets and he served as the first Vice President. Wesson was also the National Director of the Senior Housing Group at Berkadia, and the past President of the Southern Arizona CCIM Chapter.


Since beginning his career in 1985 with Grubb & Ellis Company, he has been involved in the sale of over 14,000 multifamily units. In addition, he has completed several million square feet of transactions, including office, industrial, retail, land and self-storage.


He has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate including brokerage, rezoning, development, and as a principal acquiring over $250MM of multifamily assets across the United States.


When not in the office, Mr. Wesson dedicates his time to family and travel, his favorite activity is attending his grandchildren's sporting events. He is also trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.



Vice President of Customer Service

Johnny Robinson

Johnny Robinson is the VP of Customer Service and Maintenance of Crown Acquisitions Inc.

Mr. Robinson is responsible for tracking the national budgets for maintenance and capex of properties, as well as managing the resident experience.

With three years of experience in the real estate industry, Mr. Robinson’s core competencies include supervising major property renovations, and contributing to the creation and implementation of internal operations.


Mr. Robinson received his Bachelor of Arts in International Economics and Behavioral Finance at the University of California, Berkeley.


Outside of the office he enjoys experiencing the outdoors. He is also a Division I NCAA National Champion.

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