Our Team

Eric S. Tait M.D., MBA

Founder | Fund Manager

Eric Tait is founder and fund manager of Vernonville Asset Management. Since 2008, Eric has analyzed, purchased, repositioned, managed, and developed numerous income producing investment projects both domestically and internationally. He has personally overseen all aspects of the company’s day to day operations with help from trusted advisors and experienced contract professionals.


Vernonville Asset Management was born because Eric could not find any investment products that he felt were suitable for his own portfolio. His motto is “if you find a need fill it.” Eric is also President of Pinnacle Physician Management Organization, a Medicare Advantage partnership with Universal American Corp that has generated over $25 million in revenue since 2009.


Eric received his M.B.A. in entrepreneurship from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University as well as his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. Eric is a practicing physician in Internal medicine in a private practice in Houston, Texas.

Claudine D. Johnson M.D.

Financial Analyst | Forecasting

Claudine Johnson is co-founder of Vernonville Asset Management. Claudine is responsible for financial modeling of all proposed acquisitions and giving long range forecasts of market activity.


Before pursuing her passion in medicine Claudine worked for Prudential Insurance in their management training program. Claudine received her B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and her M.D. from Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Claudine is a practicing Internist caring for our veterans at the V.A. Medical Center in Houston, Texas.