Tillie Borchers (Chair)
Tillie Galan Borchers is a Director of Investments at Civitas Capital Group and is responsible for originating and underwriting investments for the Grow South Fund and other Civitas managed funds. Ms. Borchers brings over 13 years of experience in underwriting and asset management of commercial real estate loans secured by projects throughout the U.S.
Prior to joining Civitas, Ms. Borchers was a Senior Vice President at Bank of the Ozarks managing a portfolio of construction and land development loans secured by over $2 billion in commercial real estate. Prior to Bank of the Ozarks, she worked for a Dallas-based real estate private equity firm and Miami-based LNR Partners, an investor in commercial mortgage backed securities (“CMBS”). Ms. Borchers received her undergraduate degree in Finance from University of Florida with a Certificate in Latin American Studies, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
Ms. Borchers serves as the Development Treasurer for the Junior League of Dallas.