Prior to starting Cubix Asset Management and Veneto West, Sean Venezia served as Chief Financial Officer of Intera Group Inc., the company he co-founded with George in 1987. In February 1997, GTCR acquired Intera as a platform company to consolidate and grow public telecommunications companies. GTCR capitalized Intera with $115 million debt and equity used to acquire over 50 regional communications companies. Intera, with over 200 employees and 10,000 customers, generated annual revenues exceeding $50 million and EBITDA of $15 million. Sean Venezia served on the boards of directors of his industry’s Federal and California State trade associations. In addition to self-storage, Sean Venezia has been involved with the ownership and development of light industrial and residential properties. Sean Venezia earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Santa Clara University in 1983, has been married to his wife Kappy since 1990 and is the father of two daughters and a son. Sean played college baseball at Santa Clara, played 3rd base for the Western Province Springbok national championship baseball team in South Africa in 1984, captained his 4.5 USTA Men’s Tennis team to the national championships in 2006, managed Tri-Valley Babe Ruth’s 13-year old all-star baseball team to a 3rd place finish in the 2012 Babe Ruth World Series and was awarded the Carnegie Hero Award for saving the life a high school student from a burning SUV in 2007. On weekends, you may find Sean Venezia playing tennis, snow skiing, mountain biking or hiking with his wife Kappy.