President

Todd M. Ernst

Todd is the President and founder of Ernst Capital. He runs the firm’s asset management business and also assists with business development, due diligence, deal structuring, and managing equity portfolios.

Prior to founding the firm, he was the Director of Metrics and Reporting for Freddie Mac’s corporate project portfolio. His department helped monitor and evaluate project investment decisions which totaled between $400 million and $500 million each year. He was also a business consultant at Accenture for nine years, where he helped clients evaluate project investment opportunities and improve business capabilities. Some of these clients included the U.S. Navy, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Dell, MCI Worldcom, and Cable & Wireless.

Todd holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland and is a licensed Securities Principal, Investment Advisor and Real Estate Broker Associate. He serves as a board member for the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, a board member for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, a member of the Sioux Falls Downtown Rotary Club and also helps to volunteer with a number of other community organizations.