Founder & CEO
Don Wenner is the Founder & CEO of DLP Capital, a private real estate investment and financial services company focused on making an IMPACT by acquiring, developing, and building relationships, housing, leaders, and organizations. DLP Capital has an expansive array of business divisions and companies including investment funds, commercial real estate debt & equity, property development, construction management, real estate brokerage and loan servicing. DLP’s purpose is Dream. Live. Prosper. Passionately creating prosperity and making an impact by investing in communities.
Don is highly experienced in all facets of housing as well as in scaling high growth entrepreneurial companies through utilization of the DLP Elite Execution System, for which DLP has been ranked in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the US for a remarkable, 10 consecutive years. Since DLP’s founding in 2006, Don has closed more than 20,000 real estate transactions totaling more than $6 billion. He has built a successful track record of generating consistent profits in all market conditions and cycles.
Don is the author of the Wall Street Journal, USAToday and Amazon bestseller Building an Elite Organization: The Blueprint to Scaling a High-Growth, High-Profit Business.
Through the Elite Execution System, as well as the company’s exclusive membership platforms focused on business scaling, investment housing, family, and wealth, DLP Capital impacts lives by empowering its clients to choose, create, grow and preserve prosperity.
DLP has been ranked in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. for 10 consecutive years; earned the #3 spot for Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies in the real estate and property category by Financial Times; has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces; and has been named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top 15 real estate firms in the U.S., including the #1 team in PA and NJ for sales.
With almost $3 billion in assets under management, DLP’s portfolio includes more than 14,000 apartments and homes located primarily throughout the south and northeast areas of the country, as well as a portfolio of more than 500 real estate loans, originated to active real estate investors.
Don grew up in Bethlehem PA, attended Drexel University, and resides in St. Augustine, FL and Asheville, NC with his wife and three sons. In addition to his passions for scaling businesses, investing in housing, and personal productivity and growth, Don’s passions revolve around family, faith, fitness/health, devouring books, traveling, and spending time outdoors hiking, biking, kayaking, running, playing basketball, tennis, and coaching his boys basketball and football teams.
The Elite Execution System
Building an Elite Organization
The Elite Execution System is an operating system that drives and manages growth in an organized way. By design, EES is a holistic business operating system that provides a disciplined, systematic blueprint of everything that’s needed to achieve consistent results when scaling a high-growth, high-profit business. Our CEO, Don Wenner wrote a book about it:
Building an Elite Organization – Blueprint to Scaling a High Growth Business