James Dainard is co-founder and managing partner at Heaton Dainard RE and Intrust Funding LLC. As a seasoned real estate investor, James leads the development and execution of corporate strategies, marketing, and property acquisitions at Heaton Dainard Real Estate. His decade of experience investing in multi-family and single-family units in the Puget Sound region has guided Heaton Dainard with over a billion dollars and over 3,000 transactions in sales directly to investors. James continues to be recognized as an industry leader by Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Companies in America (since 2015) and both Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies and Eastside's 50 Fastest-Growing Private Companies (since 2013). In 2017, he was honored with Washington's top 40 under 40 for his business acumen and contributions to the local community. James is a graduate of the University of Washington's Foster School of Business with a focus in finance and marketing.