Mr. Sands is the Chairman of Vintage Real Estate, LLC, a firm specializing in the acquisition and redevelopment of under-performing regional malls and shopping centers. Vintage Real Estate is led by a team of seasoned senior real estate executives with institutional backgrounds.
Mr. Sands is also the Chairman of Vintage Fund Management, LLC, a private equity fund that was established to expand his diverse non-real estate private investment activities spanning more than two decades.
In 2003 Mr. Sands, through his wholly owned entity, Vintage Capital Group, invested growth capital in eScreen, Inc. eScreen, founded in 1998, revolutionized the drug testing industry by developing the only FDA-cleared instant drug test. Today, eScreen is a technology leader, providing the only truly integrated electronic drug testing solution in the industry, and the largest provider of workplace drug programs in the United States.
Mr. Sands resides in Bel Air with his wife, Dr. Carla Sands, and their daughter, Alexandra. Mrs. Sands serves on numerous Boards including The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Council of the Library Foundation of the Los Angeles Library and is a Member of the Board of The Blue Ribbon and serves on its Executive Committee. She was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the Board of The California Cultural and Historic Endowment.