Golden Child Holdings is an opportunity driven investment firm. The firm invests domestically in equity, credit, real estate and other financial assets. These investments focus primarily on recapitalization, special situations, mature companies, distressed loans and underperforming assets.

Investment Strategy

Golden Child targets established investments that experience a dislocation in asset pricing and asset value. Its seeks to invest in real-estate dependent operating opportunities, real estate related assets, and operating companies that are dependent on such assets.

Jonathan Childs

Jonathan Childs

Founder, Managing Partner

Jonathan is the founder of Golden Child Holdings. In addition to his responsibilities as Managing Partner, he is actively involved in Golden Child’s investment in the Pizza Hut business.

Prior to founding Golden Child, Jonathan was Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of ParkStone Capital (“ParkStone”), an opportunitistic private equity firm (2009-2017). As Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Childs was responsible for setting the strategic vision of the firm. During his tenure, he led the acquisition of nearly $500M of distressed assets (mortgages, bonds, REO). Jonathan is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (High Yield and Distressed Assets Committee) and International Council of Shopping Centers.

Prior to co-founding ParkStone, Jonathan led numerous real estate development projects, several of which have been featured in motion picture and print media. He has founded, co-founded or held senior leadership positions in the pharmaceutical (public, private sectors) and apparel industries.

Jonathan holds a BA degree from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN and was a member of the NCAA football and golf teams. He previously served on the alumni board of directors at Carson-Newman.

Jonathan serves as a trustee for the Rippowam Cisqua School, a coeducational independent day school for grades pre-kindergarten through nine, in Bedford, New York. He resides in Pound Ridge, New York with his wife and their two children.

Tommy Mulkey

Tommy Mulkey

Senior Managing Director

Tommy is the Senior Managing Partner of Golden Child Holdings and has been an outside adviser since its inception.

Prior to joining Golden Child, he was the Managing Director of Asset Management for ParkStone Capital. At ParkStone (2013-2017), Tommy was responsible for developing and implementing the turn-around plans for all major real estate assets.

Mr. Mulkey has a diverse management background across multiple real estate related disciplines, including site selection, construction management, acquisition, development and material procurement.

Tommy was a professional cyclist from 1994-2000 and represented the United States in multiple international cycling competitions including the Pan Am Games, World Cups, World Championships and the Olympic Games (Sydney, 2000).

He is on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity (Athens, Georgia).