Our Team

Our Team

Together

We Rize

Rize Capital is a privately-held firm based in St George, UT with a history of success in acquiring, developing, managing, and operating community-driven opportunities and properties throughout Southern Utah.

We’re here to foster growth in creating communities that leave a legacy of transformative development, today.

We identify opportunities, develop visions, manage growth, and operate community-driven efforts to continue the growth of the local economy.

Our Team

Scott Stowell

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Scott Stowell brings an extensive history of development execution and executive management in residential real estate and master plan mixed-use communities throughout the country with nearly 40 years of experience in the industry.

Mr. Stowell joined Standard Pacific Homes in 1986, taking on progressively more responsibilities and advancing through higher positions, leading to his position as Chief Executive Officer of Standard Pacific Homes from 2012 to 2015. During this time, he led and oversaw the Ryland Group acquisition and merger resulting in the creation of CalAtlantic Group, Inc., the nation’s 4th largest publicly traded homebuilder. He then served as Executive Chairman of CalAtlantic Group from 2015 to 2018 and oversaw the merger of CalAtlantic with Lennar Corporation, which made Lennar the largest homebuilder in the United States. Following the merger, Mr. Stowell retired as Executive Chairman of CalAtlantic and served on the Board of Directors of Lennar Corporation. After his three-year term on the Board of Directors of Lennar Corporation, Scott joined the Board of Directors for Toll Brothers where he currently serves.

Prior to Standard Pacific Homes, Mr. Stowell worked at The Irvine Company in Product Development and Market Research where he identified product positioning and market conditions for new master-planned communities and was responsible for negotiating land sales with outside builders.

Among a wide range of complex development ventures, Mr. Stowell oversaw the acquisition, planning, and completion of several large mixed-use master-planned communities including Talega, the 3,600-acre project with 4,000 residential units in San Clemente, California, and Del Sur, which contained 3,000 residential units in San Diego, California.

Mr. Stowell currently serves on the Board of Directors for Pacific Life. He also serves on the executive committee of HomeAid America. Scott is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of California, Irvine’s Merage Business School, and a former member of the advisory board for the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University

Scott received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of California at Irvine.

James Rose

Co-Founder & President

James Rose has over 25 years of experience in real estate development, construction, marketing, and finance, including the acquisition and disposition of over $1B of real estate assets. His experience spans the spectrum of development, including various types of commercial, hospitality, multifamily, industrial, and large-scale residential real estate projects.

Mr. Rose is actively involved in the Opportunity Zone space. James has been a speaker at the Treasury Hearings regarding the Opportunity Zone legislation and has been a panel speaker at Opportunity Zone conferences and forums. He is currently the fund manager of The St. George Opportunity Fund, which has acquired over 20 units in downtown St. George’s Ancestor Square development. These buildings are being substantially improved, and beautifully renovated, bringing in fantastic new tenants and life into the downtown, while yielding excellent returns to its investors.

Currently, Mr. Rose has partnered with the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), in developing a 113-acre master-planned development; and a 100-acre medical campus, both located in Washington County, Utah.

Mr. Rose also has extensive experience in the acquisition and financing of distressed assets. During the 2008 economic recession, James was involved in the evaluation and acquisition of numerous distressed assets for investors seeking to build their portfolios.

James received his Utah General Building Contractor License back in 2000 and is the current qualifier for Rize Construction. He has maintained a Real Estate Brokers license in Utah for over 20 years.

Jerry Miyahara

Chief Operating Officer

Jerry Miyahara brings to Rize Capital over 30 years of experience in all facets of residential and commercial real estate development.  Most recently, Jerry spent 12 years as the General Manager of Talega Associates LLC, executing a large master-planned community in San Clemente, California that produced nearly 4,000 residential units, 70 acres of commercial/business park, an 18-hole Fred Couples signature golf course, a K-8 public school and multiple community parks/recreational facilities.  Mr. Miyahara’s experience also includes holding the position of Director of Finance for a private homebuilder, Akins Development and Senior Vice President of Finance for a public homebuilder, Catellus Residential Group, contributing to all phases of the home building process including strategic planning, acquisition underwriting, joint venture formations, securing public and private financing and overall equity and lender communications.

Jerry holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in Business/Managerial Economics.  He has been married for 35 years with 4 children and 3 grandchildren.  His hobbies include golfing, houseboating at Lake Powell, and community volunteering.

Lyndi Rose

Co-Founder & Executive Vice President

Lyndi Rose has over 20 years of experience in real estate, asset, and property management. Lyndi is responsible for the execution of strategic business plans for each property owned, with a focus on achieving cash flow yields, occupancy, and leasing.

Lyndi currently serves as a Board Member for the Ancestor Square Owners Association. 

Brittney Grundmeyer

Executive Assistant

Jon Stark

Chief Financial Officer

Jon Stark adds to the deep talent at Rize Capital, overseeing all facets of the accounting and financial reporting operations for the company.  Jon brings 40 years of career experience, amassing extensive knowledge and background in managing the generation of sophisticated tax reports and financial statements.  Prior to joining Rize Capital, Jon spent 4 years as an Accounting Manager for a large commercial property management company in Southern California. The company managed over one hundred commercial and industrial properties along with several commercial building owners’ associations. Prior to that position, Jon was Corporate Controller for a National commercial real estate investment company.  Other experience includes working as a Controller for various residential real estate developers in the Southern California Area.  Jon also has owned and operated his own Income Tax Consulting and Accounting Company that assisted small businesses and individuals.  He is licensed by the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent.  Jon has also taught college-level courses for private and community colleges in Southern California in the areas of Accounting, Finance, and Income Tax.

Jon has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from California Polytechnic University at Pomona. He also has earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of La Verne. Jon is a Widower and has a daughter and grandchildren.  His hobbies include water sports and SCUBA Diving.

David Tanner

CEO of RIZE Health Partners

David Tanner has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and extensive experience working specifically with physicians. David began his career with Holy Cross Health System in Salt Lake City. He has worked as a Vice President at HealthSouth building a national clinic division adding 160 clinics in 22 states. He managed the Western Half of the USA centers for Integramed America as Senior Vice President. Mr. Tanner served as Chief Executive Officer of Calais Health, a for-profit subsidiary of The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Louisiana. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Granger Medical Clinic in Salt Lake City managing 180 providers in 26 clinics. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is an active member of the Utah Medical Group Management Association and the former President of the Utah Case Manager’s Association.