Other Professionals

Charles "Chaz" demers


Chaz is the Director of Underwriting for Contemporary Healthcare Capital, LLC. A lending firm that specializes in the Senior Housing Market located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chaz is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his Bachelors of Business and Applied Economics degree. Prior to joining CHC, he worked at HealthTrust, a senior housing and healthcare real estate valuation firm. As a financial analyst, Chaz brings over six years of knowledge and experience of finance/investments in the senior housing industry with projects reaching beyond $100 million in capital to date. 

Austin Jabaley


Austin is the Director of Loan Compliance for Contemporary Healthcare Capital, LLC. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Prior to joining Contemporary Healthcare Capital, LLC, he served multiple roles in the finance department of Grace Healthcare, a nursing home management company with over 40 locations across the United States. His roles included positions as an analyst, controller, and reimbursement associate.

Kayla M. Jones


Kayla is the Financial Controller of Contemporary Healthcare Capital, LLC. She brings with her over 20 years of accounting experience ranging from small to large businesses, finance, banking, lending, mortgage and healthcare industries. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University, a Masters of Business Administration in Accounting along with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in English.

Byron DeFoor, vintage race car driver, started Fifty Plus Racing Foundation with Brian Johnson, front man for the classic rock and roll band AC/DC, and a group of dedicated racers—all over the age of fifty with a passion for racing. The Fifty Plus Racing team debuted on the track in 2012 at Daytona International Speedway for its 50th Anniversary and competed for the last time in 2016 with the world’s best drivers on the demanding 3.56-mile road course. The Fifty Plus Racing Foundation raises money to support research to fight Alzheimer’s Disease and to support the families of people who are living with Alzheimer’s Disease.