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Stephen Lehn imageSTEPHEN LEHN
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
214.516.8241
stephen@topsidemarinas.com

JACOB M. BOAN, CFA
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
913.669.0716
jacob@topsidemarinas.com
 

Stephen co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Stephen served as Managing Director at a private family office, where he was responsible for sourcing and managing private equity investments. Prior to the family office, Stephen was a Principal and Head of Operations at Suntex Marina Investors, where he led the integration of and operations for approximately $750 million of marina acquisitions; consisting of more than 44 locations, and 12 business segments. Previously, Stephen worked at Hilton Worldwide, in asset management at a publicly traded hotel REIT, and Cushman & Wakefield.

Stephen earned his MBA and BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University and is a graduate of the Stagen Leadership Academy’s Executive Leadership Program. 

Stephen has grown up around marinas his whole life, boating with his family on lakes in North Texas and along the Gulf Coast of Texas. He is also an Eagle Scout. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two children.

Jacob co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Jacob served as Senior Portfolio Manager at Landmark Bank, where he assembled customized investment portfolios for institutions & individuals. Prior to Landmark, Jacob led the Finance and FP&A departments at Suntex Marina Investors, where he directly oversaw more than $350 million of senior debt, preferred equity and common equity transactions. Prior to Suntex, Jacob was on the investment team at the Kansas University Endowment.

Jacob earned his Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Pittsburg State University, where he played four years of NCAA collegiate baseball. Jacob is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two sons.

Stephen Lehn imageSTEPHEN LEHN
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
214.516.8241
stephen@topsidemarinas.com

Stephen co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Stephen served as Managing Director at a private family office, where he was responsible for sourcing and managing private equity investments. Prior to the family office, Stephen was a Principal and Head of Operations at Suntex Marina Investors, where he led the integration of and operations for approximately $750 million of marina acquisitions; consisting of more than 44 locations, and 12 business segments. Previously, Stephen worked at Hilton Worldwide, in asset management at a publicly traded hotel REIT, and Cushman & Wakefield.

Stephen earned his MBA and BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University and is a graduate of the Stagen Leadership Academy’s Executive Leadership Program.

Stephen has grown up around marinas his whole life, boating with his family on lakes in North Texas and along the Gulf Coast of Texas. He is also an Eagle Scout. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two children.

JACOB M. BOAN, CFA
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
913.669.0716
jacob@topsidemarinas.com
 

Jacob co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Jacob served as Senior Portfolio Manager at Landmark Bank, where he assembled customized investment portfolios for institutions & individuals. Prior to Landmark, Jacob led the Finance and FP&A departments at Suntex Marina Investors, where he directly oversaw more than $350 million of senior debt, preferred equity and common equity transactions. Prior to Suntex, Jacob was on the investment team at the Kansas University Endowment.

Jacob earned his Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Pittsburg State University, where he played four years of NCAA collegiate baseball. Jacob is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two sons.

STEPHEN LEHN
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
214.516.8241
stephen@topsidemarinas.com

Stephen co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Stephen served as Managing Director at a private family office, where he was responsible for sourcing and managing private equity investments. Prior to the family office, Stephen was a Principal and Head of Operations at Suntex Marina Investors, where he led the integration of and operations for approximately $750 million of marina acquisitions; consisting of more than 44 locations, and 12 business segments. Previously, Stephen worked at Hilton Worldwide, in asset management at a publicly traded hotel REIT, and Cushman & Wakefield.

Stephen earned his MBA and BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University and is a graduate of the Stagen Leadership Academy’s Executive Leadership Program.

Stephen has grown up around marinas his whole life, boating with his family on lakes in North Texas and along the Gulf Coast of Texas. He is also an Eagle Scout. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two children.

JACOB M. BOAN, CFA
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
913.669.0716
jacob@topsidemarinas.com
 

Jacob co-founded TopSide Marinas in 2020. Prior to TopSide, Jacob served as Senior Portfolio Manager at Landmark Bank, where he assembled customized investment portfolios for institutions & individuals. Prior to Landmark, Jacob led the Finance and FP&A departments at Suntex Marina Investors, where he directly oversaw more than $350 million of senior debt, preferred equity and common equity transactions. Prior to Suntex, Jacob was on the investment team at the Kansas University Endowment.

Jacob earned his Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Pittsburg State University, where he played four years of NCAA collegiate baseball. Jacob is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth. He resides near Dallas with his wife and two sons.