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Roger Ketchum and Integrated Capital Thrive in an Unstable Economy
Integrated Capital has made headlines across East Texas as a viable option for alternative investments
Integrated Capital's Investment Strategy
According to Ketchum, “We are offering more than an investment with a rate of return. There are so many other components that we integrate into our projects, such as the economic sustainability of our investments that are funded through the state of Texas, which is one of the strongest states in the Union.” Another element that is unique to Integrated Capital is that each of their projects are wholly owned and controlled by them, a component which brings a high level of comfort to their funding partners.
Although one of the primary fund selection criteria at Integrated Capital is return on investment, the philanthropic nature of its founder, Roger Ketchum, shines through in the work they do. Many of their projects are profitable far beyond the return on investment, (i.e.) giving back to the community, serving the greater good, and creating jobs.
Creating Jobs and Improving the Community
With the economy where it has been in recent years, the creation of jobs, especially in smaller towns such as the ones in East Texas, has been absolutely crucial. One of their most recent projects, coupled with two projects currently being structured, will create roughly 110 jobs with more to come. Moreover, a project they are most proud of goes far beyond that. Willow Bend Center is a 52-bed Residential Treatment Center caring for boys ages 7-17 who are the victims of sexual abuse. They are all wards of the state and represent the most intense cases of abuse in the state. These children now call Willow Bend home. Funded by Integrated Capital, Willow Bend has recently expanded from an 8,000 sq/ft facility into the larger 30,000 sq/ft facility. Even now, 8-12 applications are turned down weekly because there is simply not enough bed-space to fill the state-wide demand and need.
"This program is recognized within the state of Texas as the only certified Child Protective Services program to work with the most intense cases of abuse," explains Ketchum. "The elite program places Willow Bend at the top of the chart for programs designed to care for children of sexual abuse." There are plans to build several more facilities across the state. The program is funded and backed by the strength and stability of the State of Texas Department of Family Protective Services.
“At Integrated Capital, we primarily work with high net-worth individuals who are not happy with their bank CD rates or IRA returns,” says Ketchum. “Our clients are concerned about the volatility of the market and are looking for alternative options. We provide that for them.”
Integrated Capital is a Texas based LLC, with a genuine concern for the betterment of their community and it shows through in their actions as a corporation. Integrated Capital offers alternative investments that are safe, benefit the overall good, and have a very low correlation to the instability in the global economy and world markets. For more information on Integrated Capital, visit their website at http://www.integratedcapital.com/
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