About Fortuitous

Fortuitous Partner’s leadership team brings decades of experience in real estate, public and private company operations, fund formation / management, capital raise, deployment, and tax incentives.  With over 25 years of real estate experience, the team has completed over $10+ billion and 40+ million square feet in commercial transactions, and 15+ years in fund management.  The team has deep experience in  leadership and oversight of global public and private companies.  Having structured $2+ billion in U.S. tax advantaged investments, and optimizing returns in targeted communities, the team is positioned to maximize tax benefits for a wide range of investment opportunities.

Brett M. Johnson


Current Positions
Co-Chairman, Phoenix Rising Football Club (professional soccer team)
Founder, Benevolent Capital (private equity fund)

Managing Director, Zealot Networks (digital media company w/ $150MM revenues)
President/Director, Greenwood Hall (leading education management firm) - took firm public
CEO/President, Forward Industries (NASDAQ: FORD)
President, Targus (mobile computing company w/ $545MM sales)
Board of Directors, Blyth Inc. (NYSE: BTH) – acquired by Carlyle in Nov. 2015

Education / Affiliations
B.A., Brown University
MBA, Pepperdine University (Presidential/Key Executive Program)
Harvard Business School, President’s Leadership Program
Member, Young Presidents Organization (YPO)

James Lang


Current Positions:
Attorney / Shareholder, Tax and Corporate Project Finance, GreenbergTraurig

Structured/closed over $2 billion in tax advantaged investments and project level tax incentives
Advanced tax strategies to optimize returns for investors and impact in targeted communities.
Tax credit incentive programs / Tax exempt organization finance / New Markets Tax Credits
Qualified Opportunity Zones
Real estate development / Affordable housing
Operating business expansion
Public finance / Project finance

Education / Admissions / Awards:
J.D., Florida State University College of Law
B.A., University of Florida
LL.M., University of Florida
Florida and New York State Bars
Selected, ABA “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers,” 2018