TY BERGMAN began his career as a real estate broker at 18 years of age with his father, Peter, selling luxury homes for builders and helping develop the area known as the Silver Strand in Marina del Rey, CA. With a storied real estate career spanning 30 years and over $1 billion in closed sales, Ty Bergman views himself as a dedicated advisor, helping his clients create wealth through real estate investments. Whether his clients are looking to buy and sell a family home, identify a property for a flip, expand an investment portfolio, or identify a 1031 exchange property, Ty provides value-add opportunities to his diverse, discerning clientele. Ty has also found success redeveloping several residential properties with his wife Ashley. He is an avid outdoorsman, surfer, snowboarder, and martial artist who appreciates the Southern California lifestyle to the fullest. Ty currently resides in Encino with his wife and their two children, Bennett and Hayden.
Ty joined the OLG School Board in 2022.
MIKE DENBEAU is a Partner at American Discovery Capital (ADC), a Los Angeles-based investment banking and private equity firm focused on providing transaction advisory services and growth capital to founder-led and family-run businesses. Prior to ADC, Mike was a member of the senior management team of YapStone, Inc., a leading venture-backed provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets. Prior to YapStone, Mike was an investment banker with UBS and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ). Over the course of his investment banking career, Mike completed numerous M&A advisory and financing transactions for his clients in the business/technology services and software sectors. Mike holds a B.S. in finance and accounting from Indiana University.
Mike joined the OLG School Board in 2022.
VANESSA DEW is an entrepreneur. She founded Health-Ade Kombucha in 2012 and continues with the firm today. Prior to founding Health-Ade, she worked at GlaxoSmithKline from 2006-2013. She attended the USC Marshall School of Business from 2010-2013.
She is mom of 2 children, Oliver and Audrey.She is an OLG alumna in the class of 1998.
Vanessa joined the OLG School Board in 2018.