The world we live in is increasingly digital and connected. By recognizing the long-term growth of cloud infrastructure, we believe we can help create responsible infrastructure, strategically located and in harmony with surrounding communities.
WHO WE ARE
Meet the Team Dedicated to Building a Better Future
We are a trusted long-term partner for developers, hyperscalers, municipalities and land sellers. Sustainability, connectivity, and a community-first approach are at the heart of everything we do.
Selling land to Tract primes future generations for growth and success. Allowing land to be used for data center development is a vote for responsible modernization of your town, city, or parish.
Meet the Team
Grant van Rooyen
Chief Executive Officer
Grant is the CEO of Tract. He remains President of the van Rooyen Group, which manages the assets of the van Rooyen family. He is also the President of the van Rooyen Family Foundation which does charitable work globally. Before Tract, Grant established Cologix in 2010, which was sold to Stonepeak. Grant has either built, sold, or owns interests in and actively contributes to MedOne (Israel), Teraco (South Africa), Bluewave, CPG, vR Hospitality, L5 Capital Partners, Communications Realty Investments, vR OZ Partners, and IX Investments. Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, he was with Level 3 Communications for 10 years as President of Content Markets. Born and raised in South Africa, he has lived and worked in Australia, Japan, the UK, and the US. Grant and Laura are raising four children together. He studied economics and finance in Australia and Japanese in Japan.
Chief Business Officer
Heidi is responsible for overseeing the execution of Tract’s strategic and tactical initiatives and the day-to-day administration of the company. Heidi has worked in the digital infrastructure space for the last twelve years, first as the Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Secretary of Cologix, Inc. and later as the General Counsel of van Rooyen Group, LLC. She sits on the LPACs of L5 Capital Partners Funds I and II, Board of Directors of L5 Be Well, LLC and is Vice President of the van Rooyen Family Foundation. Heidi started her career in 1999 as a member of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. She lives in Miami, FL with her husband and two teenage boys.
Chief Investment Officer
Graham is responsible for overall investment strategy and manages teams responsible for selection, acquisition, and horizontal development of all Tract sites. Graham brings to Tract 20+ years of experience building, productizing and operating digital infrastructure. His most recent role was Chief Operating Officer at the data center company Cologix, where he was responsible for operations, construction and commercial management. Graham is an avid fisherman. He lives in Denver, CO with his family.
Chief Technical Officer
Matt is responsible for the technical infrastructure strategy managing the teams responsible for the technical infrastructure engineering and development of all Tract sites. Matt brings to Tract 35+ years of experience engineering, constructing and operating telecommunications, data networking and digital data center infrastructure. His most recent role was Chief Technology Officer at the data center company Cologix, where he was responsible for all aspects of engineering, constructing, and operating the data centers. Matt enjoys the Colorado outdoors, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, and mountain biking with his family.
Chief Legal Officer
Jessica Bennett is responsible for managing all of Tract's legal functions and relationships, including governance, compliance, land matters and contract negotiation. Jessica brings 15+ years of experience in a combination of the real estate and digital infrastructure spaces. Most recently, Jessica was the General Counsel of data center company, Cologix, where she was responsible for all Cologix legal matters relating to governance (including from an ESG perspective), M&A, debt financing, sales, leasing, real property acquisition, construction and development, network development, and supplier engagement. Prior to Cologix, Jessica was an attorney in the real estate group of Sidley Austin LLP in New York, and then Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shreck, LLP in Denver. Jessica is a dog lover and avid skier and she lives in Denver, CO.
SVP – Financial Planning & Analysis
Bevin is responsible for budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis in support of operational and strategic decision making throughout the Tract organization. She has over 30 years of experience in an FP&A capacity, which also includes leadership positions in sales commissions, sales operations, construction management and post-acquisition integrations. Prior to joining Tract, Bevin held Vice President of Finance roles at vR Group, Cologix and Level 3 Communications. She is an avid volunteer for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and can often be seen tandem mountain biking in Golden, CO, where she lives with her husband.
Kelsey is a passionate Administrative Manager focused on administrative duties and providing extensive support to Executives. She firmly commits to the business goals and the vision of the executives she supports. Kelsey has over ten years of experience in this position at Cologix, Inc and van Rooyen Group, LLC, while also performing the role of human resources. She currently lives in Golden, Colorado, with her husband and two sons. They are huge Ohio State Buckeye fans. "O-H!" In addition, she is deeply involved in her local community, having served as a Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Commissioner for two terms.
Senior Vice President - Land Strategy
Sharon is responsible for Tract’s land strategy and manages a team responsible for selection and acquisition of all Tract sites. Sharon brings to Tract 10+ years of experience investing in and building digital infrastructure. Her most recent role was Vice President at Columbia Capital, where she worked with management teams from thesis generation through company creation, deal negotiation & execution, and strategic M&A. She currently serves on the board of directors for Groundswell, and previously served on the board for Bandwidth IG and was a board observer for SummitIG. Prior to Columbia, Sharon worked at Goldman Sachs in their TMT investment banking group in New York. Sharon is an avid reader, experimental baker, and novice golfer. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her family.
Senior Vice President – Investor Relations
Cort is responsible for leading the treasury and investor relations efforts at Tract. Cort has over 20 years of experience of investing and banking in the digital infrastructure and real estate sectors. His most recent roles include overseeing a private investment partnership and as VP & Treasurer at Cologix. Cort enjoys outdoor recreation and playing music. He lives in Gladstone, NJ with his family.
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